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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# North Atlantic

This year
Ireland to consider joining EU or Nato programme to protect undersea cables
Varadkar said that he didn’t believe Ireland was capable of defending cables off its coast without international support.
Last year
Turkey lifts objections to Sweden and Finland joining NATO
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted Sweden and Finland to abandon their long-held non-aligned status.
All time
'Increased risk of enforcement' by Scotland over Rockall fishing vessels, Government warns
It comes days after a Donegal fishing vessel was prevented from fishing in the waters around Rockall by a Marine Scotland patrol boat.
Two young rowers rescued off Cork coast as they tried to row from Canada to Ireland
French-Canadian rower Joseph Gagnon and Dubliner Brian Conville were attempting to break four world records.
UN says the highest recorded wave has taken place in the North Atlantic
Scrutiny of data sent back by an automated buoy showed a monster wave 19 metres high.
Atlantic mackerel deal thrashed out but Iceland holds firm and doesn't sign
The EU, Norway and the Faroe Islands have reached agreement although Simon Coveney expresses reservations.