Friday 14 December 2018

WATCH: Dolphin spotted swimming up the River Liffey

Photo: Twitter Kacey O'Riordan
Photo: Twitter Kacey O'Riordan
A dolphin jumps from the Liffey at the Rosie Hackett Bridge before swimming out to sea. Phoro: Tony Gavin 28/11/2108
A dolphin jumps from the Liffey at the Rosie Hackett Bridge before swimming out to sea. Phoro: Tony Gavin 28/11/2108
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Video footage has emerged of a dolphin swimming in the River Liffey today, with the public being urged "not to interfere with him".

The Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said the animal's sonar is being affected by the weather and he should be able to return to the sea himself.

He has been seen swimming in circles near the Millennium Bridge in Dublin city centre.

The sighting has created excitement among the public, with many sharing footage of the mammal online.

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