Group of Basking Sharks Feeds Off Ireland's West Coast

A group of basking sharks was spotted near the surface of the water near Kilkee, County Clare, Ireland on Friday, May 8.

“Was lucky to be in the right place at the right time yesterday. What an incredible experience,” Chloe Ryan wrote on Facebook, sharing her video taken from the Wild Atlantic Way tourist trail.

According to, basking sharks are the world’s second-largest fish and show up in large numbers off the Irish coast each summer. Credit: Chloe Ryan via Storyful