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Basking Shark; Achill Island

After a pretty insane day of fishing, snorkelling, doing some kelp forest videoing for the Heritage Council’s ‘Heritage in Schools Scheme’ and exploring caves around pseudo-tropical Achill this Sunday, we had this surprise on the way home in the curragh.

The glassy seas country wide meant sightings shot up over the weekend around the country. check out the IWDG’s sightings page to see where and what was seen.

UPDATE  –    And from Wednesday´s Irish Times; record numbers of Basking Sharks were tagged over the same weekend off Malin Head, now considered a Basking Shark ‘hotspot’. Read the article here

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