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The tsunameter being deployed near the M4 buoy
Marine Warning
#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises that marine scientists from the Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies (DIAS) are deploying a tsunameter close to the new location of the M4 weather…
The FV Napier before it was lost in a sudden flooding incident of the Saltee Islands on 30 January 2014
Fishing
#Fishing - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport reminds fishing vessel operators to monitor their bilge spaces prior, during and after voyages. It is also essential that bilge alarms are tested regularly, to determine…
Fishing boats around the coast are advised of dredging works in Rossaveal till January
Marine Warning
#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises of the of the dredging of soft material and disposal at sea, drilling and blasting and removal of bedrock, construction of breakwater and revetment…
An example of one of Techworks Marine's data buoys
Marine Warning
#MarineNotice - Shell E&P Ireland were scheduled to commence flowline installation works between two existing subsea wells at the Corrib gas field this week. This work will be followed by placement of rock protection along the length of the exposed flowline…
Weever fish
Marine Warning
As we approach the Bank Holiday Weekend, CEO of Irish Water Safety John Leech reminds swimmers, surfers and all beach users of the little sandy coloured fish that lives in the sea on our beaches. It spends most of the…
The Lions Mane Jellyfish
Marine Warning
The potentially dangerous Lions Mane Jellyfish which is being washed up on Irish beaches can cause anaphylactic shock. So far this summer the jellyfish has washed up on beaches at Portmarnock, Malahide, Sutton and Bettystown. The Irish water safety CEO, John…
The RV Oceanic Endeavour will carry out two separate 3D seismic surveys in the Porcupine Basin from the third week of June
Marine Warning
#MarineNotice - CGG Services SA is scheduled to carry out an extensive multi-client 3D seismic survey in the Porcupine Basin off the southwest coast of Ireland. The seismic survey, named Ireland 2016 MC3D MSS, is further sub-divided into two areas…
Lobster Pot Fishermen Reminded of Obligation to Other 'Users of the Sea'
Marine Warning
The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has received reports of vessels’ propellers becoming entangled in ropes of Marker Buoys used to indicate the position of pots used for fishing Lobster, Crab, or other fish or shellfish. This can occur…
Coast Guard, RNLI & Irish Water Safety Issue Caution
Marine Warning
The Irish Coast Guard, the RNLI and Irish Water Safety advise caution to those engaged in recreational activities in or near water during the current spell of good weather and throughout the summer months. There has been a significant rise…
Aerial view of Castletownbere Harbour
Marine Warning
#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises that site investigation works are to be carried out at Castletownbere Fishery Harbour Centre in West Cork. The work will comprise of drilling multiple…
A Soyuz rocket much like this one is set to launch next week with a flight path that takes it over the Irish EEZ
Marine Warning
#MarineNotice - The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) has been advised by the Government of France about the planned launch of the rocket Soyuz VS15 from Kourou Spaceport in French Guyana on or around next Tuesday 24 May.…
Marine Notice: Air-To-Ground Shoot At Gormanston Ranges
Marine Warning
#MarineNotice - Following April's air defence shoot, the Defence Forces will be conducting an air-to-ground shoot at Gormanston Ranges between 16 and 28 May (excluding Sunday 22 May) from 10am to 6pm each day. The danger area (EID1) comprises the…
Marine Notice: 3D Seismic Survey In North Porcupine Basin
Marine Warning
#MarineNotice - Following its scheduled survey under Licensing Option 16/14 later this month, PGS Geophysical AS is scheduled to carry out a second 3D seismic survey, this time in the North Porcupine Basin, from mid-June. The survey over Frontier Exploration…
Marine Notice: 3D Seismic Survey In Porcupine Basin
Marine Warning
#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises that PGS Geophysical AS, on behalf of Woodside Energy (Ireland) Pty Ltd, is scheduled to carry out a 3D Seismic survey in the Porcupine…
Bray Air Display organisers are asking spectator boats to remain 230 metres from the display line
Marine Warning
The Royal Air Force Red Arrows display team will fly over Bray in County Wicklow this summer. The renowned aerobatics team will participate in the Bray Air Display on Sunday, July 24. The free show attracts over 100,000 people to the…
Sceilig Mhichíl. A rockfall has caused a breach to the Lighthouse Road wall, which forms the sole access to the monastic site from the island’s landing
Marine Warning
Rockfalls on Sceilig Mhichíl, (also known as Skellig Michael or Great Skellig Island), Co. Kerry have caused a breach to the Lighthouse Road wall, which forms the sole access to the monastic site from the island’s landing. The damage is…

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