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Beware of letting your dogs around dangerous jellyfish, says marine conservationist

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Dog owners have been warned about the dangers of encountering jellyfish on the beaches around Galway after reports of dogs feeling unwell after sniffing or licking the dangerous Lion's Mane jellyfish.

Ban sprat fishing off Irish coast, says Connolly

"Unsustainable fishing for sprat" must be banned within the six nautical miles around the Irish coasts according to Independent Galway West TD, Catherine Connolly.

Ban 'unsustainable' sprat fishing off Irish coast, says Connolly

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"Unsustainable fishing for sprat" must be banned within the six nautical miles around the Irish coasts according to Independent Galway West TD, Catherine Connolly.

SFPA seizes illegal lobster catch in Mayo

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The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) seized a quantity of lobster last week, which it said had been caught illegally off the Mayo coast, with the intention of being sold directly to the public and restaurants across the county.

Aran people astounded by French habits

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‘Them French are queer, I don’t understand them at all. They will give good money for snails and frogs. My young fellow got a bottle of cognac for a bucket full of snails.’

Want to go whale watching next weekend?

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The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group invites you to join them for a land-based whale watch at a local headland between 2:00-5:00 pm on Saturday 24th August.

Enjoy a short break in Aran

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If you are planning a weekend away or a short break and looking for the perfect destination, the answer might be closer than you think. Inis Mór, the largest island, offers spectacular landscapes, a fascinating history, and a level of tranquillity that is hard to match, all just a short boat journey away.

‘A new breed of pilot emerged’

In April 1913, the Daily Mail offered £10,000 (about €500,000 today)

Photographic exhibition and talk by local filmmaker on Blacksod Helicopter Crash

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An exhibition of work by Mayo filmmaker, Fergus Sweeney, relating to the tragic 2017 helicopter crash at Blacksod in North Mayo, will take place in Ballina Arts Centre on January 12 next.

Newly-found sharks to feature at Galway Science and Tech Exhibition

The Marine Institute, based in Oranmore, hit the media headlines internationally, featuring in The Guardian, The Times, SKY News, BBC and Fox News, after about the incredible discovery of Ireland’s very own rare deep-water shark nursery in Irish waters, 200 miles off the west coast of Ireland. The find is being hailed as a “eureka” moment — the biggest shark nursery ever found in Irish waters.

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