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# boat - Friday 13 September, 2019

All six crew members were asleep when fire broke out on California dive boat, report says

A total of 34 people died in the 2 September fire.

# boat - Sunday 7 July, 2019

New Bill aims to 'draw some good' out of a tragic boating accident that left two men dead

John O’Brien and Patrick Esmonde died off Helvick Head, Co Waterford in 2010.

# boat - Friday 5 July, 2019

Over 80 people feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia

The tragedy comes after 44 migrants were killed in an air strike on their detention centre in Libya.

# boat - Friday 3 May, 2019

Three men rescued after trawler catches fire and sinks off Wicklow coast RNLI This post contains videos

Three men rescued after trawler catches fire and sinks off Wicklow coast

One of the fishermen had to be airlifted to hospital.

# boat - Monday 1 October, 2018

'Very tragic': Three men recovered off Kerry coast named locally

The Latvian nationals were living in Co Kerry.

# boat - Saturday 17 March, 2018

At least 16 people, including six children, die after boat capsizes off Greece

Another three people are missing after the boat went down overnight.

# boat - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told

The Dáil was told that there had been six incidents last year where “no sea rescue was available” from the Kilkee Coast Guard.

# boat - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Six people rescued from boat in 'dangerous' conditions off Cork coast

“The rescue was carried out with great skill and precision on a dangerous coastline in today’s winds,” the RNLI said.

# boat - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Three people 'extremely lucky to survive' boat overturning on River Boyne

The Coast Guard rescued the group after a member of the public raised the alarm.

# boat - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Donegal woman dies after falling overboard from boat into Lough Erne during family holiday RIP

Donegal woman dies after falling overboard from boat into Lough Erne during family holiday

It is believed she was on a family holiday with her husband and two kids.

# boat - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Search teams will attempt to lift wreckage of Rescue 116 today

The location of Paul Ormsby (53) and Ciarán Smith (38) remains unknown.

# boat - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Eight people feared dead as boat sinks off New Zealand coast

Five bodies have been recovered and three people remain missing.

# boat - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Man dies after being pulled from water off Galway coast yesterday evening

He was pronounced dead around an hour after arriving at University Hospital Galway.

# boat - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Irishman charged over €92m cocaine seizure in the UK

The Irish captain, Michael McDermott and his crew appeared in court yesterday.

# boat - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Four people, including girl (9), killed in speedboat collision in Greece

Several more people were injured.

# boat - Friday 1 July, 2016

A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China

The navy said the missile went through the trawler, killing the skipper.

# boat - Sunday 19 June, 2016

This is the world's 'biggest and most powerful' icebreaker

It can cut through ice of up to 2.8 metres thick

# boat - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Over 4 months after the floods first hit, and this family can still only access their home by boat

The road to Caroline Collins’ home is still under 4ft of water.

# boat - Monday 28 March, 2016

Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline

The distress call came in shortly before 8am this morning.

# boat - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Teenage girl on stolen boat rescued from River Shannon

She was taken into garda custody and is uninjured.

# boat - Friday 18 March, 2016

Footage from this morning shows Turkish coastguard 'attacking' migrant dinghy

There were 20 men, 15 children and five women on the boat that was attacked.

# boat - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Helicopter needed for rescue of four men after boat capsizes

This happened at around 4.30am this morning.

# boat - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Tour the historic Soviet spy ship that just went on sale for $25.5 million

The vessel was used to spy on the US and Britain during the cold war.

# boat - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Fishing boat off Donegal coast nearly hit by submarine

The incident happened about 14 miles off Tory Island.

# boat - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler

A second man remains in a critical condition.

# boat - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Fire brigade rescues 45 tourists from River Liffey boat

These visitors got a unique tour…

# boat - Saturday 15 August, 2015

More than 40 people suffocated in hold of migrant boat

The boat which was intercepted off the Italian coast was carrying around 300 people.

# boat - Monday 10 August, 2015

The biggest residential yacht in the world has been paying a visit to Dublin

A room onboard will set you back a few shillings.

# boat - Friday 7 August, 2015

Man hit by propeller of out-of-control boat after falling overboard

He was rushed to hospital by helicopter.

# boat - Friday 10 July, 2015

Ireland has just sent its second ship to the Mediterranean

LÉ Niamh is set to replace the LÉ Eithne.

# boat - Friday 3 July, 2015

This dolphin jumped on board a boat and broke a woman's ankles

The 350-pound animal broke both of a woman’s ankles when it landed on her.

# boat - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

At least five dead after cruise ship with 458 on board capsizes

Footage showed rescue workers tapping on the ship’s hull, part of which remained above water, with some holding welding gear.

# boat - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Was it Russian? British? Mystery surrounds submarine that 'dragged' trawler off Co Down

The vessel was heavily damaged following the incident.

# boat - Friday 3 April, 2015

'I thought I lost you': Sailor missing at sea for 66 days found safe and well

Louis Jordan had been on a fishing trip when he hit a rough patch of weather.

# boat - Sunday 29 March, 2015

WATCH: Gardaí probe cause of barge fire at Grand Canal Dock Up In Flames This post contains videos

WATCH: Gardaí probe cause of barge fire at Grand Canal Dock

Dublinc Fire Brigade put out the fire in the early hours of this morning.

# boat - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Five rescued from sinking Irish trawler off Scottish coast

The trawler began taking on water, and soon listed and began sinking.

# boat - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's how to NOT launch a lifeboat, ever Bounce Bounce

Here's how to NOT launch a lifeboat, ever

Right so, at least they tried.

# boat - Monday 22 September, 2014

Arklow RNLI rescue 3 people from sinking powerboat

The rescue was described as a ‘close call’ by RNLI volunteers.

# boat - Friday 19 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's why proposing to someone on a paddle boat is a terrible idea Proposal Fail

# boat - Sunday 7 September, 2014

'Shocked' boaters rescued in Cobh after motor-craft crashes at Titanic Bar

The men were thrown from their vessel after hitting a buoy. The boat then sped away from the scene and crashed into the shore.

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