PICTURE SPECIAL: MOONEY GOES WILD ABOUT DONEGAL BASKING SHARKS

first_imgA basking shark caught on camera off Tory IslandWe may see them off the coast of Donegal and take them a little for granted.But our basking sharks are still a huge source of attraction across the country.RTE star Derek Mooney sent a team up his week to Inishowen to record the sharks. Emmett Johnston is interviewed for the show.The results will go out on the RTE radio show today (Fri).The sound crew spent most of the week in Donegal.The Drift Inn in Buncrana was often used as a base to plan the filming.Local historian Tony Grant generously gave of his time the crew get up close and personal with the sharks. Among those interviewed was also Emmett Johnston who is in charge of the Irish Basking Shark Projet.A shark is tagged with a transmitterSome of the locals ‘drift inn’ t meet the RTE crew. PICTURE SPECIAL: MOONEY GOES WILD ABOUT DONEGAL BASKING SHARKS was last modified: August 8th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:baskin sharksMalin HeadMooney Goes Wildlast_img

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