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01 January 2019 15:30 Climate change causing feminisation of green turtles, research suggests

Up to 93% of green turtle hatchlings could be female by 2100 – as climate change causes “feminisation” of the species, new research suggests. The sex of turtle hatchlings is determined by temperature, and at present about 52% of hatching green turtles – one of seven species of sea turtle – are female. But a study by the University of Exeter and the Marine 52

18 December 2018 09:50 Massive cargo ship runs aground off British beach

A 16,000-tonne Russian cargo ship has run aground off a beach in Cornwall, England. The massive vessel, believed to be the Kuzma Minin, grounded off Gyllyngvase Beach in Falmouth at about 5.40am. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said the 590ft (180m) ship had dragged its anchor and has a list of about five degrees. There is no cargo on the vessel 56

20 September 2018 06:28 Twin shark attacks in idyllic Australian tourist spot

A girl and a woman are in a critical condition. A GIRL WAS in a serious condition and a woman was fighting for her life, Australian authorities have said after two separate shark attacks at an idyllic beach retreat. The girl was air-lifted to hospital after being bitten on the leg while swimming in the Whitsundays in northeastern Australia, first responders 25

29 May 2018 06:23 Warnings after swimmer injured at popular Dublin swimming spot

The swimmer hit at rock at Dun Laoghaire’s Forty Foot and was treated at the scene. SWIMMERS TAKING TO the water during the warm spell are being urged to take extra care and be aware of local conditions, after a local Coast Guard team were called out to respond to an injury in south Dublin yesterday. The swimmer was pulled from the water at the Forty 20

26 May 2018 18:00 How long did Boris Johnson spend on the phone to a Russian prankster? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of people who became Irish citizens this week. EVERY WEEK, offers a selection of statistics and numerical nuggets to help you digest the week that has just passed. 18: The number of minutes Boris Johnson spent on a phone call with Russian pranksters impersonating the prime minister of Armenia. 90: The number of Blue Flags 24

25 May 2018 12:41 Bathing reopened at Doonbeg beach after water analysis

The council said the HSE advised the move following the tests of water samples. They were put in place on Wednesday (23 May) after elevated levels of E.coli were detected in the bathing water. Today, Clare Council announced the lifting of all restrictions relating to bathing at Whitestrand Doonbeg. It said it was on the advice of the HSE and following 24

20 February 2018 00:00 Kinsale takes ambitious step to eliminate single-use plastic

The community initiative launched in Kinsale, Co Cork, aims to reduce unnecessary plastic use and increase recycling rates as part of an ambitious drive to eliminate single-use. The brainchild of archaeologist Madeleine Murray and environmental scientist Tara Shine, the Plastic Free Kinsale project will host its first public event, a recycling workshop 33

13 December 2017 14:35 Irish tourist missing in Australia found safe and well

Craig Lambe (25) had been missing from Kingsford in New South Wales since 12.30pm yesterday. Police from Eastern Beaches Local Area Command issued an appeal following concerns for Lambe’s welfare. He was found shortly after 8.30pm yesterday evening by a friend in Coogee, police said. In a Facebook post today, Lambe’s brother James thanked the public 30

12 December 2017 15:14 Police issue appeal for Irishman Craig Lambe missing in Australia

Craig Lambe (25) was last seen leaving a home in Kingsford in New South Wales yesterday. POLICE IN AUSTRALIA are appealing for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Irish tourist. Craig Lambe (25) was last seen leaving a home on Middle Street, Kingsford in New South Wales at around 12.30pm yesterday. Police from Eastern Beaches Local Area Command 25

21 October 2017 13:56 Children rescued from small boats during sailing lesson as Storm Brian hits

The group of around 15 children were rescued from the sea as weather conditions deteriorated. understands that the sailing class was organised on the water this morning, but they ran into difficulties due to the strong storm winds at around noon. Storm Brian swept over the country this morning, with Met Éireann warning people to expect 63