Rare sighting of killer whale off the Irish coast
Published 29/06/2016 | 22:32
A rare sighting of an Orca has been recorded off the County Kerry coast.
Photographer Richard Creigh captured the killer whale on camera while on the Blasket Islands Eco Marine Tour on Monday.
Rare sighting of an Orca (Killer Whale) off the County Kerry coast on Monday 27th June: Photo: Richard Creagh. pic.twitter.com/aZpUGxFpNR— ☀Metalert Ireland☀ (@MetAlertIreland) June 29, 2016
The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group have asked members of the public to keep their eyes peeled for more sightings of the male orca, known as John Coe.
He was first photographed off the Scottish Hebrides back in 1983.