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First recorded Nessie sighting of the decade after Irish hospital clerk spots unexplained object on Loch Ness webcam

By Val Sweeney

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The first Nessie sighting of the decade has been reported by webcam watcher Eoin O'Faodhagain.
The first Nessie sighting of the decade has been reported by webcam watcher Eoin O'Faodhagain.

A long-time Nessie spotter has recorded the first official monster sighting of the decade.

Irish hospital clerk Eoin O'Faodhagain spotted an unexplained object while watching a webcam on January 18 and captured it on video.

The sighting has been recorded on the Official Loch Ness Monster Sightings Register run by Gary Campbell.

"The video shows something rising from the water and then a few seconds later disappearing again," Mr Campbell states.

Last year, Mr O'Faodhagain had four sightings recorded on the register after watching the webcam of Urquhart Bay.

The first was on February 27 while on March 22 he took six photographs and a 39-second video of something moving rapidly on the surface then submerging for five seconds before resurfacing and going in another direction, leaving a wake and splashes before disappearing.

On July 10, he reported seeing two objects on the webcam moving in the direction of Urquhart Bay.

He also reported an unexplained object moving close to the shore on September 2.

His submissions were among 18 sightings recorded on the register during 2019 – the highest since 1983.

To see the register go to www.lochnesssightings.com

See more on last year's sightings at: Monster level of Nessie Sightings

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