Our friends at The Marine Institute have some cool facts about the waters around our green island surrounded by blue seas.

Flick through the gallery to see them all!

Did you know there are 35 species of sharks swimming around the coast, including the Baskin shark? It's the second largest fish in the sea!

If you want to find out more you can about marine life around the Irish coasts check out this article:

The Oceans of Learning series from the Marine Institute!

And click here to watch an amazing film diving beneath the waves!