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sker·ry

 (skĕr′ē)
n. pl. sker·ries
A small rocky reef or island.

[Scots, diminutive of Old Norse sker; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

skerry

(ˈskɛrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Physical Geography) a small rocky island
2. (Physical Geography) a reef
[C17: Orkney dialect, from Old Norse sker scar2]
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A full scale rescue operation was launched early yesterday after the Oban-registered Colleira ran aground at the Vee Skerries, near Papa Stour.
Two pairs of Roseate Terns, our rarest seabird, have nested on The Skerries, each fledging two youngsters.
83.1 REGISTRATION OF CLUBS ACTS, 1904 TO 2008 APPLICATION FOR (RENEWAL OF) CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION I, Camilla McLoughlin, of 1 Shenick Park Skerries County Dublin, Secretary of Skerries Sailing.Club whose premises are situated At Bayview, Harbour Road, Skerries County Dublin In court area and district aforesaid, hereby apply for a renewal of the Certificate of Registration of the above mentioned Club on the 27th day of September 2019, Court No 23, Ground Floor, Aras Ui Dhalaigh, Dublin 7 at 11.00 am.The object of the said Clubis the promotion of Sailing.
The 17-year-old, from Skerries, Dublin, came out on top last night after going head to head with fellow team member Callum Butterworth.
They were only born after a major conservation project by the RSPB on the Skerries islands, off Anglesey.
The 32-year-old was killed in a crash as he practiced for the Skerries 100 road races in County Dublin.
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The 10MW Skerries Tidal Stream Array, which was to be Wales's first commercial tidal energy farm, was given planning permission from the Welsh Government in February 2013 and was due to create dozens of local jobs.
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Allen and his companions are dedicated to the project and have been amassing information on the best of the black stuff for a number of years, basing themselves at the coastal town of Skerries, north of Dublin, during their regular visits.
SMALL islands are always interesting to visit and last week I managed to get to two: the Skerries lie just off the north west corner of Anglesey and I visited with the RSPB, who warden the island.