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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# under the sea

This year
A letter was sent to Terence O’Neill in 1964 about Northern Ireland to Scotland tunnel idea
Declassified files show some Stormont officials were scathing about the tunnel suggestion.
Titanic shipwreck captured in first full-sized 3D scan
The images show the wreck as if it were lifted from the water and reveals the smallest details, like the serial number on one of the propellers.
All time
Quiz: How much do you know about squids?
Take our squids squiz.
'Boris's Burrow': Underwater Irish Sea tunnel prompts derision despite report of 'green light'
First it was a bridge, now it’s a tunnel, apparently.
Watch: Irish archaeologists abroad transform 360-year-old Iceland shipwreck into virtual reality
Two Irish maritime archaeologists living in Iceland and Australia have created a virtual reality video of an old shipwreck.
Ryan Tubridy gave us a preview tour of tonight's Toy Show set
There’s an undersea theme this year – the set is inspired by The Little Mermaid.
These glowing tropical sea creatures have started to 'bloom' north of their habitat, way way north
They’re appearing in the US and Canada’s pacific northwest.
'It could have been a little nipper' - Shark snatches dog from Sydney beach
Some beaches in the Kurnell area have now been closed to swimmers.
Welcome to Zealandia: Scientists reveal 'Earth's hidden continent'
They want the landmass recognised as a continent.
A 400-year-old Greenland shark has been found to be the world's oldest vertebrate
The shark was probably born sometime between 1500 and 1740 with the most likely birth year 1620.
An Irish doctor has been picked by NASA to live under the sea
Dr Marc Ó Gríofa is going on a NASA mission to the bottom of the sea.
This strange new species of Octopus has been nicknamed 'Casper'
For obvious reasons.
The internet thinks that this could be a merman being carried out of a lake
Is it, really?
What's under the icy seas of Europa? NASA plans to find out
The hope is that a new prototype will be able to explore distant planets with potential habitable oceans.
Everyone is talking about this ridiculously bad newspaper typo
Our eyes. We can’t.
Experts identify 'mysterious creature' discovered in woman's can of tuna
And very sadly, it’s not a tongue-eating parasite.
Fisherman captures horrifying 300-toothed 'living fossil' shark
Just some early nightmare fuel.
Here's how to peel a pineapple like an absolute boss
Struggle no more… Deliciousness in just 50 seconds.
A superfast internet cable is going to be built under the Pacific Ocean
The cable, which will deliver speeds of up to 60Tb/s and is being backed by six companies including Google, will be ready around mid-2016.
You can now get an underwater train from Europe to Asia
The tunnel in Istanbul was first suggested by an Ottoman sultan in 1860.
Watch: This is what it's like to swim around the sunken Costa Concordia
Police divers have released video of the vessel which sank two-and-a-half years ago.
Incredible shots of the last nomads who spend their entire lives at sea
British photographer James Morgan tells the story of the Bajau Laut with these beautiful images.
Watch what REALLY happens under the sea
Attaching a Gopro camera to a crab net yields surprising results.
Reckless dolphin teens found to be deliberately getting high by chewing pufferfish
They’re just looking for a porpoise in life.
Diving deep: Celebrating 50 years of the Irish Underwater Council
The council is where divers and snorkellers meet – and they’ve seen sides of Ireland you couldn’t imagine.
The 'Mayo for Sam' campaign gains support from the bottom of the ocean
Kudos to Jeff Moran and Sean Conroy for their dedication.
VIDEO: Meet the 'walking' shark found in Indonesia
The brown and white shark pushes itself along the ocean floor, using its fins.
Pics: Venice may be flooded, but that's not stopping this lot
Sure who doesn’t like a good swim when they’re on their holliers?
Guinness turns submarine into deep-sea bar
The walls are covered in rubber discs and LED lights as the bar is (literally) lowered.
Survey to give fascinating glimpse into life on barrier reef
The survey will officially launch in September, using images broadcast on Google Earth and Google Maps taken of the coral reef with a special panoramic camera.