Monster filmed in Lough Foyle by group of students

monsterWe've heard of the Lough Ness monster in Scotland, but now the Northwest may have it's very own sea monster.

A group of students were out shooting a short-film for a school project in Lough Foyle, when they came across a strange "sea creature".

A Youtube video has now gone viral with over 80,000 people watching the footage.

The students maintain the video is real, although a lot of comments posted on Youtube seem to think it's a publicity stunt.

One of the students who shot the footage, Conor Malarkey, explains what he saw......

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Here's a link to the footage the students filmed: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmSb4N8SiY0