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Ireland Whale burial: Ocean giant interred after washing ashore at Dollymount Strand

12:15  08 october  2019
12:15  08 october  2019 Source:   independent.ie

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a truck driving down a dirt road: Final resting place: The young fin whale is covered by the sands at Dollymount Strand yesterday. Photo: Mick Carolan © Mick Carolan Final resting place: The young fin whale is covered by the sands at Dollymount Strand yesterday. Photo: Mick Carolan

A Fin whale that died several days after being spotted swimming through Dublin has been buried.

The body of the badly decomposing animal washed up on Dollymount Strand on Sunday, days after its remains were seen floating near Dublin Port.

The large creature, believed to be around 7.62m long and a juvenile, was spotted swimming in the River Liffey early last week.

Concerns had been raised that the whale came to port because it was either sick or distressed, and these fears were realised on Friday when its remains were discovered in the water.

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1 Dollymount Strand . 2 Amenities. 3 History. " Dollymount House" appears in the Dublin Directory up to 1836, after which it disappears, doubtless having been renamed, and in 1838 the name appears for the first time as that of a district, under the heading of "Green Lanes, Dollymount ."

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The oceanic mammals normally feed on herring in much deeper water farther out at sea.

Yesterday Dublin City Council workers undertook work to bury the remains of the whale after it washed up. Crewmen, with the help of tractors and a JCB, dug a large hole for the creature before it was buried on the beach.

Pictures taken over the weekend showed the huge carcass with a part of its bone structure protruding out onto the sand.

Secretary of the Irish Whale and Dophin Group Conal O'Flanagan told the Irish Independent that it was the correct way to deal with the carcass.

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