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Inishowen Dolphin Watching

Inishowen Dolphin Watching

Inishowen Dolphin Watching
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A happy bunch of dolphins have been spotted off the coast of Inishowen, Donegal enjoying the summer sunshine. The wonderful image by Paul McMenamin, captures a pod of 30 dolphins swimming very close to Malin Head pier.

An increase in Dolphin sightings at Malin Head has delighted locals and visitors in the region. You can view wonderful images and video footage below of Dolphins playing near Malin Pier by local Hugh Farren.

 4K VIDEO: Dolphins at Malin Head Pier in Inishowen, Donegal

Paul also captured some of the dolphins in 4K, using his drone.

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“Another great evening on Culdaff Bay! Lots of fish, a few porpoises feeding in circles around the boat for an hour, sharks eating fish off the hooks at the side of the boat and unidentified creatures breaking the water beside us. What a place.” -Ciaran McGonigle, Derry

Swimming With Dolphins At Culdaff Inishowen

On a warm sunny day, Paul Ogilvie would be greeted by playful Dolphins swimming off the coast of Culdaff. You can see in photographs below they were happily posing for the camera!

Paul Ogilvie Dolphin Culdaff Inishowen Donegal

Dolphin swimming at Culdaff, Inishowen ~Image Paul Ogilvie

You can see a pod swimming together below, in the crisp waters off the Inishowen coast.

Dolphin Paul Oligive Inishowen

Dolphins playing at Culdaff Inishowen ~ Image Paul Oligive

Dolphins Spotted Off The Coast of Buncrana, Inishowen

Passengers travelling on the Lough Swilly Ferry were entertained on their crossing to Rathmullan by a friendly group of Dolphins, see above.

Dolphins Spotted Off The Coast of Inishowen, Donegal

The Inishowen Peninsula is the largest headland in Ireland, a landscape that is characterized by its dramatic coastline. With that in mind the water that surrounds Inishowen is full of wonderful inhabitants which include the bottlenose dolphin, common dolphin, harbour porpoise and basking sharks. You can see another piece of fantastic footage below of dolphins swimming off Kinnagoe Bay in Inishowen.

 

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