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# castaway - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Mystery of enormous 60-foot whale washed up dead on Donegal island
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# Castaway

Mystery of enormous 60-foot whale washed up dead on Donegal island

Nov 7th 2017, 6:40 PM 42,493 Views 55 Comments

The enormous baleen whale had been dead for about two weeks. How it died is a mystery however.

# castaway - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Two women who claim they were lost at sea for five months didn't activate their rescue beacon
# Pacific Ocean
# Pacific Ocean

Two women who claim they were lost at sea for five months didn't activate their rescue beacon

Oct 31st 2017, 4:12 PM 59,154 Views 29 Comments

Doubts have been raised about their story.

# castaway - Thursday 23 July, 2015

10 excellent Desert Island Discs episodes you need to download
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From The Daily Edge
# Castaway

10 excellent Desert Island Discs episodes you need to download

Jul 23rd 2015, 10:40 AM 17,754 Views 6 Comments

Walking, running, bussing, sitting. There’s something here for everyone.

# castaway - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Cow missing for two months turns up alive on island with surprise companion
# Survivor
# Survivor

Cow missing for two months turns up alive on island with surprise companion

Sep 30th 2014, 3:32 PM 43,778 Views 48 Comments

The cow survived by basically eating everything on the island

# castaway - Sunday 4 May, 2014

A volleyball named Wilson had Ireland sobbing its heart out last night
# Wilsooooon
From The Daily Edge
# Wilsooooon

A volleyball named Wilson had Ireland sobbing its heart out last night

May 4th 2014, 11:30 AM 5,965 Views 4 Comments

It was just too much.

# castaway - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Stranded snorkellers saved after writing huge SOS in the sand
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From The Daily Edge
# Castaway

Stranded snorkellers saved after writing huge SOS in the sand

Apr 23rd 2014, 2:28 PM 3,409 Views 0 Comments

And we thought that only happened in the movies.

# castaway - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Doctors extend Salvadoran castaway's hospital stay for psychological examination
# Jose
# Jose

Doctors extend Salvadoran castaway's hospital stay for psychological examination

Feb 16th 2014, 8:15 AM 15,746 Views 20 Comments

However, he is said to be in ‘remarkable physical shape’.

# castaway - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Castaway says dreams about his family (and food) sustained him
# Adrift
# Adrift

Castaway says dreams about his family (and food) sustained him

Feb 4th 2014, 9:52 AM 16,556 Views 29 Comments

Fisherman Jose Salvador Alvarenga said he thought about suicide during his 13 months adrift in the Pacific.

# castaway - Monday 3 February, 2014

"I feel bad": Castaway arrives home after year adrift at sea
# Sail Away
# Sail Away

"I feel bad": Castaway arrives home after year adrift at sea

Feb 3rd 2014, 6:10 PM 37,917 Views 47 Comments

Jose Ivan said he had set sail from Mexico on Christmas Eve, 2012.

# castaway - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Castaway survived 16 months adrift at sea by eating turtles
# At Sea
# At Sea

Castaway survived 16 months adrift at sea by eating turtles

Feb 1st 2014, 10:15 AM 38,433 Views 38 Comments

The man washed up on Thursday and said he has been floating in the Pacific since September 2012.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Feb 1st 2014, 8:58 AM 9,204 Views 1 Comment

January is (finally!) over. Here are the nine things you need to know as your weekend – and February – begins.

# castaway - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

The best moments from Tom Hanks 'ask me anything'
# Hanks A Lot
From The Daily Edge
# Hanks A Lot

The best moments from Tom Hanks 'ask me anything'

Oct 1st 2013, 10:05 AM 2,754 Views 0 Comments

AMAs are like a box of chocolates…

# castaway - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

This man is seeking a woman to live on Inishfree with him Castaway style
# Castaway
# Castaway

This man is seeking a woman to live on Inishfree with him Castaway style

Sep 24th 2013, 1:10 PM 26,026 Views 70 Comments

John McManus told TheJournal.ie that there doesn’t have to be a romantic element to the relationship “but it’d be nice to have a love interest”.

# castaway - Friday 14 September, 2012

Fisherman recovered alive after four months at sea
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# Castaway

Fisherman recovered alive after four months at sea

Sep 14th 2012, 7:55 AM 20,401 Views 39 Comments

Asked what he wanted after his four months floating away, the Kiribati fisherman said: “Smoke.”

# castaway - Monday 14 May, 2012

Fisherman sues cruise ship that sailed past stranded vessel
# Castaway
# Castaway

Fisherman sues cruise ship that sailed past stranded vessel

May 14th 2012, 10:27 AM 3,436 Views 9 Comments

The Panamanian fisherman watched his two companions die after a US cruise liner sailed past their distressed vessel in the middle of the Pacific and failed to stop.

# castaway - Saturday 10 September, 2011

Photos: Man to live on 'desert island' in the middle of the River Liffey
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From The Daily Edge
# Castaway

Photos: Man to live on 'desert island' in the middle of the River Liffey

Sep 10th 2011, 2:51 PM 4,794 Views 21 Comments

Visual artist Fergal McCarthy has this afternoon taken up residence on a man-made tropical island in the middle of the Liffey in Dublin city centre…