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#Exclusion - The only port in Ireland to be excluded from a special EU fund is Galway Harbour and it’s future could be in jeopardy unless the situation is tackled, reports Galway Bay FM.

CEO of Galway Harbour Eamon Bradshaw says that the recent downgrade of the facility to a Port of Regional Significance means it does not quality for European funding.

He says that only ports classified as tier one or tier two facilities are entitled to assistance from the Ten-T Connecting Europe programme – assistance that the Port urgently needs. For more click here.

Published in Galway Harbour

#GLANDORE TRAWLER – In the interest of safety and to facilitate any search and recovery operations in the vicinity of the sunken vessel the F.V. TIT BONHOMME, the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has set up an exclusion zone has been created around the vicinity of the vessel.

Divers are expected to resume the search for five missing fishermen from the vessel this morning.

The vessel lies between Adam and Eve Islands in the approaches to Glandore Harbour, County Cork.

Only vessels and persons authorised by the Irish Coast Guard (IRCG) are permitted to enter this area, which lies within a 200 metre radius, centred on the wreck in approximate position:

51° 32'.4 N, 009° 06'.1 W.

Accordingly, for safety reasons, all other vessels in the vicinity are requested to keep clear of the exclusion zone and give this area a wide berth.

The exclusion zone will continue until further notice.

IRCG may be contacted at Valentia Marine Rescue Sub-Centre, tel: +353 (0)66 9476109.

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Published in Coastguard