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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Seine River

This year
Crowds gather in Paris to watch oak trusses raised to roof of Notre Dame Cathedral
With trusses weighing up to seven and a half tonnes, the delicate operation drew crowds along a bridge over the Seine River and on its banks.
Last year
Ailing beluga whale stranded in French river put down during last-ditch rescue bid
The fate of the whale captured the hearts of people across the world since it was first spotted in the highly unusual habitat.
Experts planning how to rescue malnourished beluga whale from Seine river
The last-ditch bid to save the animal is partly because of fears that the river’s warm water is harming its health.
Beluga whale which strayed into France’s Seine River not accepting food
Conservationists have tried since Friday to feed a catch of herring to the ethereal white mammal.