Irish Marine Life


The awesomeness of Ireland's marine tweetail faoin saol muirí uamhanach na hÉireann.....

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Litle late...but Beach Walk tomorrow at 2pm @ Old Head Beach, Louisburgh, with me! (Its free and for kids!)

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Looks like it but this is the underside

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Can someone help me identify this pretty big isopod (found in Waterford)? I've never seen one this big before

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Free Beach Walk at Spiddal Blue Flag Beach, 13th August:

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Heaps of fun at surf school today picking up my fav animal, the Moon jelly (Aurelia aurita), kids thought I was mad..

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Two five-spot-burnets (A colourful green and red moth) mating, in the most Catholic position ever

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Agus seo daoibh ceann amhain de na ghriangraif a thóg mé ar an trá lugach (the lugworm)

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Cool photo from a snorkel last week:close up of some Barnacles filter feeding, as they grow on a 'Bairneach' (limpet)

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Here's a Spiny Spider Crab from my snorkel yesterday,so many of them gathered in one spot,big mating event going on

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Went for a look underwater yesterday, and got attacked by this crazed sea-monster.....!

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I pretty much live under the red blob on this rainfall radar....

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The sea urchin (Echinus esculentus), that I found floating in the surf the other day...

Today's marine life: a funky Guillemot in the blue blue waters off Inishbofin (when the fog lifted for 5 minutes).

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Heres a panaroma shot from last Saturday of the bay where the pipeline comes in (Dooncarton,the landslide mountain)

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Looks like the big red boat is winning (battle of the ferries in Galway)

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Here's the other side of it - I'm stumped, looks like an alien deformed echinoderm that likes to calcify itself too much

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Lame long exposure attempt of a lonely piece of Laminaria (kelp) on the beach this evening.

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Awesome sunset behind Inisturk this evening....Luí na Gréine uamhnach taobh thiar den Inisturk an tráthnóna seo

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Ringed plover on the each yesterday, I need a longer lens, I know. Still a cool bird to get a photo of

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