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Mon12th May 2014

2014 The Story so Far: Field report from Nick Massett and Lucy Hunt from Slea Head,Kerry.   After a good run of warm spring weather here it came as no surprise when the first basking shark of the year was sighted just after dawn off Slea Head on April 14th.…
Basking shark with Common Dolphins of Slea Head, Co. Kerry
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Sun9th Mar 2014

March 2014: Malin Head Ocean Centre, Marine Park and Biosphere Reserve: Members of the public with an interest in the Marine sector on the North coast of Inishowen including Tourism, Fishing, Community Enterprise, Natural Resource Management etc. are invited to partake in a public consultation process on the potential development…
Malin Head Public Meetings
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Sat8th Mar 2014

An RTE series on Ireland’s wildlife will feature the basking shark research undertaken off Malin head in 2013. The program which will air on April 1stwas filmed and recorded by Colin Stafford Johnson and his team for GMarsh TV and RTE. It is set to demonstrate some of the research…
Colin Staford Johnson discusses the new CATS device with E. Johnston while filming off Malin Head
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Sat8th Mar 2014

Discovery Channel Canada has confirmed they are coming to Malin Head to film a program on Basking Sharks for their famous Shark Week. The Irish Basking Shark Study Group Since which was only started in 2009 believe this is a major publicity coup for them, coordinator Emmett Johnston said “To…
Two basking sharks travel together off Malin head
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Tue3rd Sep 2013

Foyle II a 6-8m shark successfully equipped with a satellite transmitter or ‘Spot’ tag in Irish waters this summer is heading south for the canaries Islands. This wildlife computers SPOT tag was deployed off Malin head, Donegal on the 12thof July as part of the ‘Shark Spotting’ project sponsored by…
Foyle Ii basking shark heads south
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Fri23rd Aug 2013

Ocean Literacy; Understanding our local sea’s and collating sufficient information to support informed decision making on their use and future is the focus of the European Marine Science Educators Association's (EMSEA) Conference to be held inPlymouth University during September 2013.   The Irish Basking Shark Study Group education facilitator Rosemary…
School kids marvel at basking shark food or Plaknton on a filed trip during the Monster Munch project
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