Donegal Sperm Whale stranding not out of the ordinary

There have been reports of three whales and a dolphin have been found beached in recent days.

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group says it recieved reports of a pilot whale on Fintra Beach in south Donegal earlier this week.

And in the latest discovery, a male sperm whale was found stranded on Omey Island near Cleggan.

The IWDG says it is relatively common to have standings, with between 140 and 150 reports each year.