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29th Feb 2024

Pet psychic claims she can find Fungie the dolphin

Simon Kelly

Fungie psychic

The truth is out there.

It’s been 3 years, 4 months, 17 days since Fungie the dolphin was last seen on our shores. But who’s counting?

Since we lost the iconic bottle-nose dolphin, who frequented Dingle harbour in Kerry for years, there’s been a constant quest for answers.

Some prefer to live in the belief that the friendly creature might still be out there, while others live in the grim reality that is a post-Fungie world. Now there’s a chance to know for sure.

Pet psychic claims she can find Fungie the dolphin

In the search for a final answer on Fungie’s fate, a self-described pet psychic is attempting to come to the aid of the country.

American Laura Stinchfiled spoke to Ireland’s Classic Hits Radio, saying that the unfortunate likelihood is that Fungie is dead.

“I don’t get that he is alive anymore,” she said while looking at pictures of the marine mammal and claiming to speak to him.

“He says his spirit is still there and some people feel like they still see him.”

Marine experts believe that the dolphin, who had been spotted in Dingle since 1983, either moved to new waters or died.

However, his sudden disappearance means there’s no way to know of his fate for certain.

“He saw three lights from his cove,” Stinchfield continued. “Do you know where that is?”

“I think the three lights are out on the water… It looks like it’s steep above him. The rocks are high over the cove. It’s not a beach.”

The psychic said that it was “weird” that nobody found Fungie’s body as he told her he “went to one of his favourite coves to pass away and he showed me the rocks.

It’s yet to be seen if the pet psychic’s “conversation” with the dolphin is any help on the quest to discover Fungie’s fate, but honestly we’ll take anything at this point.

In 2021, Dingle held a ceremony for their local mascot, paying tribute to him and acknowledging the huge indent he has made on the town.

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