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RTÉ Radio Doc Dives For Ireland's 'Sunken Treasures'
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#Documentary - A new radio documentary highlighting the historical significance of the many shipwrecks that dot Ireland's shores will be broadcast tomorrow afternoon Saturday 20 November on RTÉ Radio 1. 'Sunken Treasures' is part of the Documentary on One strand and…
Celebrating Half A Century Of Diving In Ireland
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#Diving - The Irish Times' Lorna Siggins profiles the Irish Underwater Council (CFT) as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. The organisation has certainly come a long way since founder member Michael Moriarty first plunged into the depths with little more…
Tributes Paid Over Diving Death Tragedy In Killary Bay
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#Diving - A man has died after a suspected heart attack while diving in Killary Bay yesterday afternoon (27 October), as the Irish Independent reports. Family have paid tribute to 52-year-old Gerry Deane, who was with friends on a diving…
Take The Plunge At DIVE 2013 In Birmingham This Weekend
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#Diving - The UK's biggest event for diving enthusiasts, the annual NEC Birmingham Dive Show has established a remarkable reputation for covering every aspect of the sport in the most innovative and exciting ways. And this year's show, running tomorrow…
Carlow's A Lock For Ireland's Premier Diving School
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#Diving - A giant glass-sided water tank will be a feature of the new diver training facility that's currently under construction at Webster's Lock in Carlow town, as the Carlow Nationalist reports. The new diving school on the River Barrow…
Diver Death Off East Anglian Coast
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#Diving - The Guardian reports that British police are investigating the death of a diver off the coast of East Anglia yesterday (30 August). The deceased was one of two divers from a group of seven who got into difficulty…
British And NI Divers Called To Take Part In RNLI Survey
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#Diving - Divers across Britain and Northern Ireland are being called on to help the RNLI with research into participation and attitudes to safety in the sport by taking part in a new online survey. The RNLI, in partnership with…
Record-Breaking SCUBA Diver Aims To Set Long Distance Milestone
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#Diving - An Irishman who set a world record for long-distance SCUBA diving is preparing to double that incredible feat. Christopher Healy set the Guinness World Record for the fastest SCUBA dive over a distance of 10km in October 2011…
Diving on Cork Harbour Shipwrecks to be Recounted in Cobh
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The fascinating details of diving expeditions to three shipwrecks that lie in close proximity to Cork Harbour will be recounted in Cobh onSunday 12th May at 3.30 pm. Cobh Tourism Ltd. is delighted that scuba divers Eoin McGarry and Timmy…
Rondo Wreck Visit Reminder of Diving's Dangers
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#Diving - With the Lusitania back in the news, Ireland's wealth of interesting diving sites are bound to draw attention this summer. But it's worth remembering how dangerous an activity wreck diving can be - as Gizmodo reader Magicguppy relates…
Shipwreck Silver Recovered from SS Gairsoppa off Galway Goes on Display
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#shipwreck – Silver recovered from the wreck of the SS Gairsoppa which was sunk by a German U-boat 300 miles southwest of Galway on February 17, 1941 is to be put on public display for the first time at an…
Irishman Drowns While Diving Off Thailand
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#Diving - The Irish Times reports that an Irishman has died in a diving accident in Thailand. Twenty-nine-year-old Colin Callanan from Cork drowned off the island of Koh Tao off the east coast of the South East Asian country on…
Dive Ireland 2013 Is 'Huge Success'
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#Diving - The Irish Underwater Council (CFT) reports the "huge success" of the 22nd annual Dive Ireland expo in Athlone at the weekend. The two-day event at the Hodson Bay Hotel welcomed "speakers from near and far as well as…
Irish Diver At Home In The Philippines
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#Diving - The Daily Inquirer in the Philippines turns the spotlight on Irish diver David Joyce, who together with British business partner Matt Reed runs the Evolution diving school in northern Cebu which specialises in technical dives such as wreck…
Dive Ireland Expo Returns To Athlone For 2013
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#Diving - The Dive Ireland expo heads to Athlone in 2013 with a full weekend of speakers, exhibits and workshops for divers and snorkelers of all levels. This year's hosts at the Athlone Sub Aqua Club have announced details of…
Divers Search For Balls Sunk By Golfing Legend
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#DIVING - Diver Gus O'Driscoll and four members of the Delta Specialist Diving Club are currently searching the bed of Lough Salt in Donegal for a number of golf balls driven into the water more than 100 years ago by…

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