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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Boat

Last year
# Rescue
Dozens of crew in danger as ship sinks in storm off Hong Kong
Crew members were negotiating difficulties brought on by Severe Tropical Storm Chaba.
All time
Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast
The boat and its two crew were brought to safety.
# Fatal Fire
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.
# Fishing
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.
# Capsized
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.
Three men rescued after trawler catches fire and sinks off Wicklow coast
One of the fishermen had to be airlifted to hospital.
# coonanna
'Very tragic': Three men recovered off Kerry coast named locally
The Latvian nationals were living in Co Kerry.
# aegean sea
At least 16 people, including six children, die after boat capsizes off Greece
Another three people are missing after the boat went down overnight.
# Co Clare
'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.
# courtmacsherry
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.
# no life jackets
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.
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.
# Mayo
Search teams will attempt to lift wreckage of Rescue 116 today
The location of Paul Ormsby (53) and Ciarán Smith (38) remains unknown.
# Kaipara Harbour
Eight people feared dead as boat sinks off New Zealand coast
Five bodies have been recovered and three people remain missing.
# Salthill
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.
# drugs haul
Irishman charged over €92m cocaine seizure in the UK
The Irish captain, Michael McDermott and his crew appeared in court yesterday.
# Aegina
Four people, including girl (9), killed in speedboat collision in Greece
Several more people were injured.
# Taiwan
A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China
The navy said the missile went through the trawler, killing the skipper.
# Arktika
This is the world's 'biggest and most powerful' icebreaker
It can cut through ice of up to 2.8 metres thick
# castleplunkett
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.
# Wicklow
Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline
The distress call came in shortly before 8am this morning.
# Limerick
Teenage girl on stolen boat rescued from River Shannon
She was taken into garda custody and is uninjured.
# battle for survival
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.
# shannon river
Helicopter needed for rescue of four men after boat capsizes
This happened at around 4.30am this morning.
# la sultana
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.
# Close encounter
Fishing boat off Donegal coast nearly hit by submarine
The incident happened about 14 miles off Tory Island.
# Donegal
Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler
A second man remains in a critical condition.
# see the sights
Fire brigade rescues 45 tourists from River Liffey boat
These visitors got a unique tour…
# Italy
More than 40 people suffocated in hold of migrant boat
The boat which was intercepted off the Italian coast was carrying around 300 people.
# ahoy
The biggest residential yacht in the world has been paying a visit to Dublin
A room onboard will set you back a few shillings.
# clew bay
Man hit by propeller of out-of-control boat after falling overboard
He was rushed to hospital by helicopter.
# LE Niamh
Ireland has just sent its second ship to the Mediterranean
LÉ Niamh is set to replace the LÉ Eithne.
# thinks it's people
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.
# Search
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.
# Near miss
Was it Russian? British? Mystery surrounds submarine that 'dragged' trawler off Co Down
The vessel was heavily damaged following the incident.
# raw fish and rainwater
'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.
# up in flames
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.
# iuda naofa
Five rescued from sinking Irish trawler off Scottish coast
The trawler began taking on water, and soon listed and began sinking.
# bounce bounce
Here's how to NOT launch a lifeboat, ever
Right so, at least they tried.
# saving lives
Arklow RNLI rescue 3 people from sinking powerboat
The rescue was described as a ‘close call’ by RNLI volunteers.