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Tune In To Monday’s Nationwide On RTÉ TV For A Whale Of A Time

29th July 2018
This whale tale sighting was no fluke for the Nationwide team that went to sea with Cork Whale Watch this past May This whale tale sighting was no fluke for the Nationwide team that went to sea with Cork Whale Watch this past May Photo: IWDG

#OnTV - Be sure to tune in to RTÉ One’s Nationwide tomorrow evening (Monday 30 July) for a special feature on whale watching and the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group’s (IWDG) conservation and research work.

RTÉ filmed with IWDG sightings officer Pádraig Whooley in October 2017 and more recently in mid May of this year, when presenter Anne Cassin and the Nationwide team travelled to West Cork for a day out with Cork Whale Watch.

It proved to be the perfect day for whale watching as the team filmed as many as 30 minke whales, more than 100 common dolphins, and the humpback whale known as HBIRL82.

See the results from 7pm on Monday 30 July on RTÉ One and later on the RTÉ Player.

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MacDara Conroy

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