Watch: Visiting dolphins making a real splash in Kinsale 

Watch: Visiting dolphins making a real splash in Kinsale 

A pair of dolphins spotted off the Old Head of Kinsale. Credit: Mark O'Connell.

Picturesque Kinsale is drawing plenty of visitors at the moment and also seems to be a popular destination with ocean-dwellers. 

These dolphins were seen off the Old Head of Kinsale on Monday by those enjoying the 18 degrees Celsius heat in Cork.


Dolphins spotted around Kinsale Harbour even had people questioning if Fungie might have made his return.

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Back in April, there was excitement when the Orca Ireland group said they were examining the possibility that a bottlenose dolphin that had popped up in Kinsale could be the missing Dingle dolphin.

However, after closer examination, they determined that the Kinsale dolphin has different facial and fluke markings than those seen on Fungie down the years and ruled out any Cork relocation by the tourist favourite.


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These current batch of visitors may not actually include the Kerry legend, but they are adding plenty of smiles and excitement to Kinsale harbour. 

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