Fungie is alive - Dingle Sea Safari says famous dolphin has been spotted  

According to the Dingle Peninsula Fishing and Hunting group, the friendly dolphin was last seen on Monday
Fungie is alive - Dingle Sea Safari says famous dolphin has been spotted  

According to the Dingle Peninsula Fishing and Hunting group, the friendly dolphin was last seen on Monday. PA photo: Mark Sage

Dingle Sea Safari has said that reports yesterday of Fungie being missing were not true.

Kerry's most popular resident was reported missing yesterday and according to the Dingle Peninsula and Hunting group the dolphin had not been seen since Monday.

However, in a Facebook post this morning, Dingle Sea Safari Tours said the reports were not to be believed and that Fungie was spotted yesterday morning by a local fishing boat.

The post said: "We can assure you we check on Fungie's wellbeing daily, from Fishermen, Fungie boats, and all his other friends and Fungie was alongside one of the Dingle Fishing boats yesterday morning.

"Thank you for all the texts emails phone calls and messages and we are sorry for any upset caused."

Fears for Fungie as famous dolphin reportedly missing

One of Kerry's most famous residents, Fungie, is reportedly missing.

According to the Dingle Peninsula Fishing and Hunting group, the friendly dolphin was last seen on Monday.

Dingle Boat tours, along with two other boats, conducted a long search of the coastline with no appearance from the missing mammal.

On a post to their Facebook page 'Fungi Forever' said they cannot give any more information but they are hoping for a miracle.

Fungie has been a friendly and familiar face in the Dingle Peninsula for over 30 years and is known for entertaining tourists and locals alike.

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