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#Blackhead - The nine-year-old boy who fell into the sea near Blackhead lighthouse last Sunday (4 May) has died. RTÉ News reports that the boy, named as Aaron O'Flaherty from Castleroy in Limerick, died in hospital in Dublin on Thursday…
#marinefood – A proposed joint venture project by Killybegs Fishermen's' Organisation (KFO) and Norwegian firm Biomarine Science Technology (BST) will, subject to planning permission, State Aid, and the approval of Enterprise Ireland, create up to 50 jobs during construction. A…
#IFI - Minister for Communications Energy and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte has welcomed the arrival of Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) to its new headquarters at Lake Drive in Citywest. On its establishment in 2010, IFI had accommodation at three locations…
#IrishSea - One million cubic metres of radioactive waste at a dump site near Sellafield is at risk of contaminating the Irish Sea in the future, according to papers released by Britain's Environment Agency. According to The Guardian, the internal…
#Drowning - Emergency services have recovered a body at a reservoir in Bohernabreena after a 16-year-old boy went missing while swimming with friends yesterday (Tuesday 15 April), according to TheJournal.ie. The teenager - named by the Irish Mirror as Shane…
#Health - The mother of a 29-year-old Corkman who died while SCUBA diving in Thailand has called for all Irish secondary school students to be screened for SADS, according to the Irish Independent. As previously reported on Afloat.ie, Colin Callanan…
#Help - Spinal Injuries Ireland takes patients from the National Rehabilitation Hospital on Rochestown Avenue out on their RIB in Dun Laoghaire and fishing and kayaking on their Pioneer Multi in Blessington. For summer 2014, the charity needs your assistance…
#LoughRee - A body has been found in the search for a Northern Irish angler missing for more than two weeks in Lough Ree, according to TheJournal.ie. As reported four days ago on Afloat.ie, Daryl Burke had not been seen…

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