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#Atlantic

# atlantic - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Defence Forces release images of Russian, French and US ships in international waters off Ireland
# Atlantic
# Atlantic

Defence Forces release images of Russian, French and US ships in international waters off Ireland

Feb 3rd 2022, 6:43 PM 52,454 Views 32 Comments

The Defence Forces issued an update of its monitoring operation this afternoon.

# atlantic - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Monitoring of Russian Naval ships begins off the south coast
# Atlantic
# Atlantic

Monitoring of Russian Naval ships begins off the south coast

Feb 2nd 2022, 8:46 AM 38,986 Views 14 Comments

The Russian military are expected to conduct drills from tomorrow in the Atlantic at a location off the south coast.

# atlantic - Saturday 22 January, 2022

Russia to conduct missile tests in Irish-patrolled waters 240km off south-west coast
# Atlantic
# Atlantic

Russia to conduct missile tests in Irish-patrolled waters 240km off south-west coast

Updated Jan 22nd 2022, 6:40 PM 257,642 Views 162 Comments

The missile test will take place in the first week of February in the Atlantic Ocean.

# atlantic - Monday 11 November, 2019

A 'significant' amount of pure cocaine is washing up on France's west coast
# Atlantic Coast
# Atlantic Coast

A 'significant' amount of pure cocaine is washing up on France's west coast

Nov 11th 2019, 4:14 PM 58,256 Views 26 Comments

On Friday two people discovered two packages on the beach at Arcachon, southwest of Bordeaux, containing 3 kg of cocaine.

# atlantic - Monday 17 September, 2018

How Irish researchers will explore Atlantic Ocean over next two years
# Deep Dive
# Deep Dive

How Irish researchers will explore Atlantic Ocean over next two years

Sep 17th 2018, 5:54 PM 8,288 Views 3 Comments

18 state-of-the-art seismometers will measure movement at the floor of the ocean.

# atlantic - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Do we want our beaches strewn with stranded dolphins?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Do we want our beaches strewn with stranded dolphins?

Jul 7th 2018, 9:00 AM 18,855 Views 26 Comments

It’s time for the government to ban fossil fuel exploration and invest in the real local, rural renewable economy on our coastlines, writes Sinead Mercier.

# atlantic - Monday 19 February, 2018

Most deepwater fish have ingested microplastics, new Irish study finds
# Plastic Pollution
# Plastic Pollution

Most deepwater fish have ingested microplastics, new Irish study finds

Feb 19th 2018, 7:37 AM 9,839 Views 19 Comments

It’s one of the highest reported frequencies of microplastic occurrence in fish around the globe.

# atlantic - Friday 24 November, 2017

Relatives angry as 'explosion' dashes hopes for missing 44 on board submarine
# Argentina
# Argentina

Relatives angry as 'explosion' dashes hopes for missing 44 on board submarine

Nov 24th 2017, 7:28 AM 15,304 Views 8 Comments

Relatives reacted with anger as the news emerged.

# atlantic - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Three Irish doctors and a businessman are rowing across the Atlantic for charity
# Don't Try This At Home
# Don't Try This At Home

Three Irish doctors and a businessman are rowing across the Atlantic for charity

Oct 14th 2017, 11:30 AM 25,616 Views 13 Comments

Three experienced rowers and one novice are taking their boat Saoirse across the Atlantic in a charity row.

# atlantic - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Former Connacht and Leinster lock Browne preparing to row across the Atlantic
# Long Haul
From The42
# Long Haul

Former Connacht and Leinster lock Browne preparing to row across the Atlantic

Sep 30th 2017, 8:40 AM 4,961 Views 1 Comment

Now 37, the second row is raising money for MSF, Madra and the Strong Roots foundation.

# atlantic - Sunday 16 April, 2017

'It's misleading' - is a tricolour sticker on fish enough to convince you it comes from Ireland?
# Something Fishy
# Something Fishy

'It's misleading' - is a tricolour sticker on fish enough to convince you it comes from Ireland?

Apr 16th 2017, 10:00 PM 44,896 Views 75 Comments

The large supermarkets in operation here have adopted similar approaches to each other when it comes to marketing fish sourced from abroad.

# atlantic - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'You hang on to a thread of hope but are fearful' - The search for Rescue 116
# Blacksod
# Blacksod

'You hang on to a thread of hope but are fearful' - The search for Rescue 116

Mar 15th 2017, 12:01 AM 24,151 Views 15 Comments

Three crew members are yet to be recovered.

# atlantic - Thursday 2 February, 2017

This Galway man just rowed the Atlantic solo and the photos of him finishing are amazing
# Tricolour Flying High
From The Daily Edge
# Tricolour Flying High

This Galway man just rowed the Atlantic solo and the photos of him finishing are amazing

Feb 2nd 2017, 8:55 AM 6,265 Views 0 Comments

“To do it for Ireland.”

# atlantic - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

This amputee army veteran from Achill Island is going to row across the Atlantic
# Row Paddy Row
# Row Paddy Row

This amputee army veteran from Achill Island is going to row across the Atlantic

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:30 AM 18,476 Views 21 Comments

Paddy Gallagher lost his leg in Afghanistan after he was blown up by an IED

# atlantic - Sunday 13 November, 2016

British man begins his attempt to swim across the Atlantic
# Wild Atlantic
# Wild Atlantic

British man begins his attempt to swim across the Atlantic

Nov 13th 2016, 4:37 PM 31,745 Views 34 Comments

Ben Hooper is expected to take five months.

# atlantic - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Grandfather who fought off sharks in last solo kayak plans to cross Atlantic for third time
# Ocean Journey
# Ocean Journey

Grandfather who fought off sharks in last solo kayak plans to cross Atlantic for third time

May 22nd 2016, 9:15 AM 13,629 Views 11 Comments

He once rafted along the Amazon in Peru but had to abort the mission after encountering bandits.

This Irish documentary about fishing and oil is making people angry
# Atlantic
# Atlantic

This Irish documentary about fishing and oil is making people angry

May 22nd 2016, 8:45 AM 98,695 Views 85 Comments

Risteard O Domhnaill was behind the documentary The Pipe. Now he has returned with an acclaimed documentary voiced by Brendan Gleeson.

# atlantic - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic
# No Smooth Sailing
# No Smooth Sailing

WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic

Feb 9th 2016, 9:57 AM 42,680 Views 32 Comments

The Royal Caribbean cruise liner was hit by 30 foot waves and 150mph winds.

# atlantic - Friday 15 January, 2016

The weather is getting weirder. There's a hurricane FIVE MONTHS before hurricane season
# Hurricane Alex
# Hurricane Alex

The weather is getting weirder. There's a hurricane FIVE MONTHS before hurricane season

Jan 15th 2016, 7:56 AM 33,126 Views 73 Comments

Hurricane Alex is the first Atlantic hurricane to form in January in 78 years.

# atlantic - Monday 3 August, 2015

Fancy a peek inside the most expensive house for sale in America?
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Fancy a peek inside the most expensive house for sale in America?

Aug 3rd 2015, 11:00 AM 41,490 Views 28 Comments

Got a spare €126 million knocking around?

# atlantic - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

A €280m cable is going to link Mayo and New York
# Cable Ties
# Cable Ties

A €280m cable is going to link Mayo and New York

Apr 21st 2015, 4:35 PM 15,119 Views 43 Comments

The news could mean brilliant things for the economy out west…

# atlantic - Friday 22 August, 2014

The 'pause' in global warming could last another 10 years
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

The 'pause' in global warming could last another 10 years

Aug 22nd 2014, 6:22 PM 16,978 Views 126 Comments

… however things will start heating up rapidly after that.

# atlantic - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Facebook 'manipulated users emotions' in secret study
# Emotional Contagion
# Emotional Contagion

Facebook 'manipulated users emotions' in secret study

Jun 29th 2014, 3:35 PM 13,106 Views 30 Comments

For one week in 2012 Facebook tampered with the algorithm to see how it affected users.

# atlantic - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Poll: Do you ever swim in the sea in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you ever swim in the sea in Ireland?

May 29th 2014, 9:03 AM 20,093 Views 48 Comments

Do you brave the always ever-so-icy-waters here? (Wearing a wetsuit is cheating, you know).

# atlantic - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From The Pipe to the Atlantic: telling the story of Irish marine resources
# Natural Resources
# Natural Resources

From The Pipe to the Atlantic: telling the story of Irish marine resources

May 3rd 2014, 5:30 PM 10,623 Views 12 Comments

The maker of the acclaimed documentary The Pipe is appealing for help in finishing his newest film.

# atlantic - Friday 2 May, 2014

Incredible photo captures huge shark approaching swimmer off Kerry beach
# Derrr-der Derrr-der
From The Daily Edge
# Derrr-der Derrr-der

Incredible photo captures huge shark approaching swimmer off Kerry beach

May 2nd 2014, 11:22 AM 60,461 Views 92 Comments

Too close for comfort…

# atlantic - Friday 31 January, 2014

Falling debris, veering vehicles and aquaplaning all hazards as storm approaches
# Hold Onto Your Hats
# Hold Onto Your Hats

Falling debris, veering vehicles and aquaplaning all hazards as storm approaches

Jan 31st 2014, 7:45 AM 20,993 Views 25 Comments

Winds gusting 100 to 130 km/h are expect to hit Atlantic counties later tonight.

# atlantic - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Why Storm Christine wasn't actually called Storm Christine
# Storm Ireland
# Storm Ireland

Why Storm Christine wasn't actually called Storm Christine

Jan 11th 2014, 7:45 AM 17,999 Views 18 Comments

It was loud and impressive but what was it called?

# atlantic - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Coveney opposes EU plans on mackerel quotas
# Fish Fight
# Fish Fight

Coveney opposes EU plans on mackerel quotas

Oct 17th 2013, 4:16 PM 6,016 Views 63 Comments

The European Commission is attempting to end a dispute with Iceland and the Faroe Islands over fishing rights in the north-east Atlantic.

# atlantic - Monday 5 August, 2013

Video: Let's take a moment to remember just how great the heatwave was
# Come Back Sunshine
# Come Back Sunshine

Video: Let's take a moment to remember just how great the heatwave was

Aug 5th 2013, 5:00 PM 15,578 Views 24 Comments

Remember when it was so hot that we needed ways to cool off? This video shows people jumping off the diving platforms at Blackrock in Galway.

# atlantic - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: The 20 deadliest reads of 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

Sitdown Sunday: The 20 deadliest reads of 2012

Dec 30th 2012, 11:00 AM 14,488 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a year of great writing. Here’s the very best from around the web.

# atlantic - Monday 12 November, 2012

Watch out Tiger, Jack - Rory's hungry for more
# Golf
From The42
# Golf

Watch out Tiger, Jack - Rory's hungry for more

Nov 12th 2012, 9:25 AM 470 Views 0 Comments

“My biggest goal this week was to try to win the Singapore Open and I just came up a little bit short,” he said.

# atlantic - Monday 30 July, 2012

Aer Lingus announces partnership deal with Etihad
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus announces partnership deal with Etihad

Jul 30th 2012, 10:00 AM 5,874 Views 25 Comments

Airlines have reached a new interline and code-share agreements to expand route choices for their customers.

# atlantic - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Weatherwatch: Here's why June has been so soggy
# Weather
# Weather

Weatherwatch: Here's why June has been so soggy

Jun 30th 2012, 2:53 PM 9,078 Views 11 Comments

We’re keeping our fingers crossed for the Azores High to deliver a ‘summer’.

# atlantic - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Who owns the Titanic, and who can dive at the wreck?
# Titanic100
# Titanic100

Who owns the Titanic, and who can dive at the wreck?

Apr 14th 2012, 12:00 PM 51,406 Views 12 Comments

TheJournal.ie has been looking into issues surrounding the Titanic disaster 100 years after the ship struck an iceberg and sank on its maiden voyage.

# atlantic - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Dubliner among six people rescued after boat capsized in the Atlantic
# Rescue
# Rescue

Dubliner among six people rescued after boat capsized in the Atlantic

Jan 31st 2012, 11:17 AM 2,102 Views 1 Comment

The six rowers, five British and one Irish, were taking part in a challenge to row from Morocco to Barbados.

# atlantic - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Water levels rise as New York braces for Irene's impact
# Irene
# Irene

Water levels rise as New York braces for Irene's impact

Aug 28th 2011, 8:23 AM 950 Views 8 Comments

Two million people are without electricity on the east coast as high winds and rough seas take at least ten lives…

# atlantic - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Hurricane Dora gaining strength off Mexican coast
# Hurricane Dora
# Hurricane Dora

Hurricane Dora gaining strength off Mexican coast

Jul 20th 2011, 1:59 PM 152 Views 1 Comment

The Mexican government has issued a tropical storm watch for the country’s southwestern coast over the strengthening hurricane – the fourth to be named this season.

# atlantic - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

The quiet coup
# Atlantic
# Atlantic

The quiet coup

Oct 6th 2010, 10:13 AM 25 Views 0 Comments

A former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund reveals why we shouldn’t really be scared of the big, bad wolf.

# atlantic - Friday 10 September, 2010

Shame on us for making Pastor Jones a celebrity
# Atlantic
# Atlantic

Shame on us for making Pastor Jones a celebrity

Sep 10th 2010, 12:27 PM 16 Views 0 Comments

The Pastor may be legally entitled to set the Qu’ran alight – but that doesn’t make it right.