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#BusCrash - HM Coastguard teams from Bangor and Portaferry were on the scene at Strangford Lough this morning (Wednesday 9 December) after a bus crashed from Portaferry Road onto the beach below. No passengers were on board when the Ulsterbus…
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#MalahideYC - Malahide Yacht Club has put its Sports Capital Grant allocation to good use with the purchase of new dinghies and sails. According to the Swords Gazette, the €44,000 grant was used to procure six new sailing dinghies, two…
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#SuttonDC - A former sailing instructor has settled her case against Sutton Dinghy Club over an incident in which she lost a finger. As The Irish Times reports, representatives for Hannah Fitzsimons alleged that she had been "required to carry…
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#AoifeArrivesMalta – The former LÉ Aoife (P22) donated by the Irish Government and which is now known as ‘P62’ completed today a week-long delivery voyage from Cork Harbour to Valetta, Malta, writes Jehan Ashmore. P62 was yesterday underway in the…
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How Not to Drop Anchor!!

27th November 2015
An anchor winch malfunction onboard a ship causes a fire and leaves her crew running for cover before the anchor chain snaps and runs out
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#AoifeVoyageMalta - ‘Aoife’ (P62) departed Cork Harbour for the final time marking an end of an era for the Naval Service, as she passed Roches Point Lighthouse bound for Malta to serve a new career yet remain in a naval…
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#AoifeSeaTrials - The former Naval Service OPV LÉ Aoife (P22) which underwent a refit at Cork Dockyard to prepare for a new career with the Maltese Navy departed today for sea-trials, writes Jehan Ashmore The 1,019 tonnes OPV (new pennant…
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#Portmarnock - An investigation is under way after the discovery of a severed human foot on Portmarnock Beach last week. According to The Irish Times, the "skeletal remains" were found by a walker on the north Co Dublin beach on…
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#Missing - Naval Service divers have recovered a body from the sea in the search for a missing Clare man, as The Irish Times reports. The grim discovery was made yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 28 October) close to where local man Stephen…
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#WhaleBoat - A nurse from Northern Ireland was among those who assisted survivors of the tragic whale boat capsize in Canada at the weekend, as BBC News reports. Five people – all British – died and a sixth, an Australian…
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#Missing - Searching resumed this morning (Tuesday 27 October) for a 19-year-old Clare man feared to have fallen into the sea. The Irish Times reports that the man from the Quilty area was last seen on Sunday night (25 October)…
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#Tragedy - A couple from Northern Ireland have drowned in South Africa just days after their wedding, as RTÉ News reports. The bodies of 28-year-old John Rodgers and his 26-year-old wife Lynette from Holywood, Co Down were found on Friday…
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#Search - TheJournal.ie reports that the search is continuing today (Wednesday 14 October) for a body seen in the water near Ardnacrusha power station. A passer-by spotted what they believed to be a body part floating in a canal near…
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The Round Ireland Speed Record champion, the MOD 70 trimaran Oman sail continues to search for a missing crew member lost overboard. Mohammed Al Alawi, 26-year-old crew member of MOD70 trimaran Musandam-Oman Sail remains missing this evening following a Man…
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Two men, one woman and a teenage boy all suffered burns in the explosion on the boat moored near to the Angel Inn, Severn Side, Stourport-on-Severn at 7.30am on Thursday evening reports YBW.com The teenager was airlifted to Queen Elizabeth…
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#SportsCapital - Sailing, paddling and diving clubs across 20 counties will share in the latest €35 million allocation to local projects under the Sports Capital Programme. Among the biggest beneficiaries under the latest grants are Cullaun Sailing Club in Co…

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