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#Inishowen - The Irish Times reports that a fisherman has died after his fishing vessel is thought to have sunk off Inishowen Head in Co Donegal this morning. The alarm was raised by a local fisherman who spotted debris in…
#MessageInABottle - Another connection's been made across the ocean between Ireland and North America thanks to a message in a bottle, as Canada's CTV News reports. Last summer Canadian student Saskia Vaisey dropped a bottle into the freezing waters of…
#TobaccoShipSeized – RTE reports that Customs officers at Drogheda Port have seized tobacco worth an estimated €14m. Customs officers backed by gardaí boarded a ship in the early hours of yesterday morning and recovered 32 million cigarettes and 4,000kg of…
#Addressing the 'Our Ocean Wealth Conference' today, Simon Coveney, TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine outlined the significant progress made to date in implementing the Government's 2012 Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth: An Integrated Marine Plan for Ireland. The…
#oceanwealth - Addressing the 'Our Ocean Wealth Conference' today, Simon Coveney, TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine outlined the significant progress made to date in implementing the Government's 2012 Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth: An Integrated Marine Plan for…
#Ballycastle - The child who died after he was round at the bottom of sea cliffs near Ballycastle in Co Antrim last night has been named as Logan Crawford. BBC News reports that the seven-year-old boy was local to the…
#NauticalInstitute – On 17th June in Sydney, Australia the Annual General Meeting of the Nautical Institute will elect Captain Robert Mc Cabe to the Presidency of the Institute for a two year term. The Nautical Institute is the international representative body…
#D-Day70Anniversary- As reported yesterday, the Royal Navy joined by allied naval vessels formed an overnight flotilla from Portsmouth and are currently off the Normandy Beaches on this D-Day 70th anniversary, writes Jehan Ashmore. Throughout today, major religious and commemorative services…

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