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# killer-whale - Monday 19 November, 2018

Two killer whales spotted off the coast of Dublin
# Rockabill
# Rockabill

Two killer whales spotted off the coast of Dublin

Nov 19th 2018, 4:23 PM 31,357 Views 33 Comments

The pair were filmed by a crew on board a fishing vessel on Saturday.

# killer-whale - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Two killer whales spotted off the coast of Kerry
# Dingle
# Dingle

Two killer whales spotted off the coast of Kerry

Mar 7th 2018, 10:11 PM 36,447 Views 44 Comments

The whales were spotted just off Dingle Bay

# killer-whale - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Last killer whale born in captivity arrives at SeaWorld park
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Last killer whale born in captivity arrives at SeaWorld park

Apr 20th 2017, 3:25 PM 12,313 Views 15 Comments

The mother, 25-year-old Takara, was already pregnant when SeaWorld announced it had stopped breeding orcas.

# killer-whale - Friday 6 January, 2017

Tilikum, SeaWorld whale that killed trainer, dies
# Orca
# Orca

Tilikum, SeaWorld whale that killed trainer, dies

Jan 6th 2017, 5:53 PM 23,515 Views 28 Comments

The whale was profiled in Blackfish, a 2013 documentary that helped sway popular opinion against keeping killer whales in captivity.

# killer-whale - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Killer whale spotted off the coast of Kerry
# Sightings
# Sightings

Killer whale spotted off the coast of Kerry

Jun 29th 2016, 9:54 PM 38,976 Views 34 Comments

The whale, known as John Coe, was spotted off Slea Head.

# killer-whale - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

"We believed that he was the strongest boy in the world; we did not want to let him go"
# Make A Wish
# Make A Wish

"We believed that he was the strongest boy in the world; we did not want to let him go"

Aug 19th 2015, 10:40 AM 16,151 Views 46 Comments

145 children had their wishes granted last year.

# killer-whale - Thursday 23 July, 2015

A giant killer whale has been rescued after beaching itself
# Good Job
# Good Job

A giant killer whale has been rescued after beaching itself

Jul 23rd 2015, 11:36 AM 29,701 Views 57 Comments

The Orca had become snagged on rocks as low tide set in in Hartley, Canada.

# killer-whale - Thursday 21 May, 2015

This guy filmed a killer whale nibbling the end of his paddleboard
# Whale Of A Time
From The Daily Edge
# Whale Of A Time

This guy filmed a killer whale nibbling the end of his paddleboard

May 21st 2015, 11:57 AM 3,330 Views 1 Comment

Noooo.

# killer-whale - Saturday 31 January, 2015

An orca washed up on a Waterford beach yesterday
# Stranded
# Stranded

An orca washed up on a Waterford beach yesterday

Jan 31st 2015, 7:40 PM 48,225 Views 67 Comments

It is the first since 2010.

# killer-whale - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Killer whale does uncanny impression of boat motor sound
# Orca
From The Daily Edge
# Orca

Killer whale does uncanny impression of boat motor sound

Jan 1st 2014, 7:00 PM 1,739 Views 0 Comments

According to a crew filming the whale, this was an attempt at communication.

# killer-whale - Friday 17 August, 2012

It's the Friday in the middle of August. So here's a slideshow of whales
# Friday Slideshow
From The Daily Edge
# Friday Slideshow

It's the Friday in the middle of August. So here's a slideshow of whales

Aug 17th 2012, 1:47 PM 5,905 Views 12 Comments

Sure why not?

# killer-whale - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Whale that killed trainer returns to live shows at Seaworld
# Killer Whale
# Killer Whale

Whale that killed trainer returns to live shows at Seaworld

Mar 31st 2011, 8:25 PM 1,421 Views 0 Comments

The orca killed the park worker by dragging her under the water. The whale is linked to two previous deaths.