Whale washed up on north Sligo beach

A whale has been washed up on a north Sligo.


The 12 metres long female sperm whale was found earlier today on Streedagh beach.


The Irish Whale and Dolphin have been informed.


This follows the beaching of a number of whales over the past few months along the North West Coast.


Speaking earlier to Ocean FM Councillor Marie Casserly says the whale probably came ashore to die.