Whale dies after being beached at Cushendall

Coastguards examine the whale at Red Bay, Cushendall, on Saturday.INBM38-13 Stephen McAuley pic.
Coastguards examine the whale at Red Bay, Cushendall, on Saturday.INBM38-13 Stephen McAuley pic.

This whale certainly caught the attention of locals and visitors to Cushendall on Saturday when it found itself beached.

Ballycastle coastguards were called to the scene and asked for expert help from a vet to deal with the situation in a humane manner.