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#Boats

# boats - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Penalty points for fishermen could be rolled out to encourage 'good behaviour' and avoid fines

The EU Commission has suspended more than €6 million in funding as a result of Ireland’s failure to establish a points system.

# boats - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Dublin man attempting to sail around the world alone with no modern technology

Gregor McGuckin will take part in the Golden Globe Race in July.

# boats - Friday 28 July, 2017

Man stranded for 12 hours on a boat because he 'didn't want to put anyone out'

The man spent the night alone on his craft on Lough Derg after it went aground having slipped its moorings.

# boats - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Irish engineers are at the heart of a shipbuilding revolution

A new project will see the construction of vessels more than 50 metres in length using fibre materials.

# boats - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

# boats - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Ten US sailors detained after their boats drifted into Iranian waters

Tehran said the crew and vessels will be returned safely and promptly.

# boats - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Gardaí are trying to find owners for 10 boats and a caravan Lost And Found This post contains images

Gardaí are trying to find owners for 10 boats and a caravan

Gardaí have seized a lot of equipment.

# boats - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Australian Prime Minister tells EU to 'stop the boats' as hundreds more migrants die

Not everyone is happy about Tony Abbott’s comments.

# boats - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Up to 400 feared dead after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Tension is currently mounting in Italy over a recent influx of migrants.

# boats - Saturday 13 December, 2014

This $150 million behemoth is the Rolls-Royce of superyachts

It has a helipad. For your helicopter, of course.

# boats - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Ireland is allowing unmarked fuel to be used in private boats, so Europe is taking us to court

The European Commission asked Ireland to change legislation, and they haven’t.

# boats - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Why stay in a hotel when you can rent a boat?

Take a look around some of the boats on offer on Airbnb.

# boats - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Ahoy! One of the world's largest tall ships arrives in Dublin De Elcano This post contains images

Ahoy! One of the world's largest tall ships arrives in Dublin

The Juan Sebastián de Elcano, the third-largest tall ship in the world, is staying over for five days.

# boats - Monday 12 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Massive cruise ship plays the opening notes of Seven Nation Army with its horns Seven Nation Army

Massive cruise ship plays the opening notes of Seven Nation Army with its horns

Dunnnn dundundundun dunnnn dunnn….

# boats - Monday 14 October, 2013

Italy mounts large-scale patrol of migrant boats after deaths

Italy has appealed for more help from other European countries to deal with the sharp increase in refugee arrivals.

# boats - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Warning over "life-endangering" homemade boats

Several of the jury-rigged craft have been spotted along the Irish coast in recent days.

# boats - Friday 19 July, 2013

Two hour search for swimmer in Wexford proves to be a false alarm

The Irish Coast Guard and the RNLI began a search after someone on Curracloe Beach spotted a swimmer in difficulty just after 5pm.

# boats - Monday 22 April, 2013

Five rescued in consecutive call-outs on Lough Derg over weekend

One incident involved a cruiser with a failed engine and the RNLI crew also assisted two people who abandoned ship after it began to sink.

# boats - Monday 24 December, 2012

Dun Laoghaire RNLI remembers volunteers lost at sea

The ceremony is to remember the 15 volunteers who died at sea on Christmas Eve 1895 and all those who lost their lives around Irish coasts.

# boats - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Hardy Bucks' alternative Olympic commentary goes very, very viral Boats This post contains videos

Hardy Bucks' alternative Olympic commentary goes very, very viral

Know nothing about sailing? Neither does Francis ‘The Viper’ Higgins.

# boats - Monday 6 August, 2012

Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study

A study into shipwrecks over the years shows that when it comes to survival it is every man for himself.

# boats - Monday 2 July, 2012

Fáilte Ireland: Get out of bed and welcome Volvo Ocean Race

Kerryman Damian Foxall is the watch leader on French entry Groupama, and says that “anything but overall victory” would be a disaster for them.

# boats - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Calls for immediate release of detained Gaza activists Gaza This post contains videos

Calls for immediate release of detained Gaza activists

Fourteen Irish nationals are in Israeli custody after refusing to sign deportation papers.