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#aground

# aground - Monday 30 January, 2017

Watch: Dramatic moment five fishermen rescued from sinking trawler this morning Balbriggan This post contains videos

Watch: Dramatic moment five fishermen rescued from sinking trawler this morning

The vessel ran aground off the coast at Balbriggan early this morning.

# aground - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Cargo ship runs aground off Dublin coast

The Cielo Di San Francisco was on her way from Ringaskiddy to Dublin when it became stuck on the Kish Bank this morning.

# aground - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

All aboard saved after Tall Ship Astrid runs aground off Kinsale

All of the 30 crew members have been rescued, but much of the ship is underwater.

# aground - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Costa Concordia: Former captain faces survivors at pre-trial

Dozens of survivors are suing ship owner Costa Crociere and its US parent company Carnival Corporation for hundreds of millions of dollars.

# aground - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Costa Concordia captain 'sorry' over disaster

Speaking on Italian TV, Francesco Schettino says he was sorry that 32 people died when his ship ran aground in January – but also blamed “destiny” for the tragedy.

# aground - Monday 13 February, 2012

Costa Concordia fuel-pumping process begins

Plans to empty the cruise ship’s fuel tanks were first delayed by the search and rescue operation for victims and then by bad weather.

# aground - Monday 30 January, 2012

Group of Costa Concordia survivors to sue company for €350m Costa Concordia This post contains videos

Group of Costa Concordia survivors to sue company for €350m

A group of six people are launching a multi-million euro lawsuit against the owner of the Costa Concordia cruise liner, saying that the experience will ‘never leave’ them.

# aground - Monday 23 January, 2012

Two more bodies recovered from Costa Concordia

As the death toll of the cruise ship crash hits 15, Italian officials say the operation to pump fuel off the ship can begin.

# aground - Friday 20 January, 2012

Video: Costa Concordia crew member defends captain Costa Concordia This post contains videos

Video: Costa Concordia crew member defends captain

The search for survivors was suspended again today after the ship shifted overnight

# aground - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Hopes of finding more Costa Concordia survivors fading

The search for survivors was suspended yesterday because the ship had moved in the water.

# aground - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Costa Concordia: Search suspended as ship shifts

The Italian coastguard has been forced to suspend the search for missing people after the capsized vessel began to shift, sparking fears it may slide into deeper waters.

Watch: Footage shows nighttime Costa Concordia evacuation Costa Concordia This post contains videos

Watch: Footage shows nighttime Costa Concordia evacuation

Meanwhile, the cruise operator is looking into new claims that the ship had passed closer to Giglio island last summer.

# aground - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Italian captain being placed under house arrest

The captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner has left jail and been placed under house arrest tonight – as the official death toll from the tragedy rises to 11.

# aground - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Two more bodies found aboard Italian cruise ship

The discovery of two more victims on board the Cost Concordia has brought the death toll from the tragedy to five.

# aground - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Two detained over sinking of cruise ship off Italian coast

The captain of the Costa Concordia and one other crew member have been detained by police following this morning’s tragedy off the Italian coast.

Cruise ship runs aground off Italy, 3 bodies found

An Irish couple were on board the cruise liner but the DFA has confirmed they were not hurt in the accident.

# aground - Friday 1 April, 2011

Investigation due as 7,000-tonne ship refloated

Marine Minister Simon Coveney criticises ship operators for not heeding storm warning.

# aground - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Cargo ship runs aground off Galway coast

The ship may be refloated at Cashla Bay in Connemara later this evening.