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Galway trawler Martins Marie brought home a massive lobster weighting almost 3kg with a carapace of more than 15cm.
But Rossaveal vessel Virtuous did one better on their trip to the Porcupine Bank by landing a giant monkfish that weighed in at 40kg even after gutting.
The Irish Times has more on this story HERE.
As UTV News reports, Belfast Magistrates Court heard that Robert John Stewart was "stoned out of his head" during the incident at Hazelbank Park in which he winded one PSNI officer and dropped his shorts to others when he ran away to the nearby beach.
His defence lawyer told the judge that he "unreservedly apologises" for his behaviour in what was "a drunken episode".
UTV News has more on the story HERE.