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# castletownbere - Last year 2021

Survivors' groups call for change after suspended sentence in Cork domestic assault case
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Survivors' groups call for change after suspended sentence in Cork domestic assault case

Sep 10th 2021, 3:49 PM 24,007 Views 0 Comments

A convicted murderer was given an 18-month suspended sentence yesterday after pleading guilty to assaulting his wife.

Convicted murderer avoids jail for three-hour violent attack on wife
# Cork
# Cork

Convicted murderer avoids jail for three-hour violent attack on wife

Sep 9th 2021, 8:51 PM 58,354 Views 0 Comments

Marius Rucinkas had moved to Ireland having served a jail term for murder in Lithuania.

Spanish fisherman brought ashore by RNLI after taking ill off Cork coast
# Cork
# Cork

Spanish fisherman brought ashore by RNLI after taking ill off Cork coast

Feb 11th 2021, 12:26 PM 14,365 Views 10 Comments

The man was transported to hospital in the early hours of yesterday morning.

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Naval Service detains French boat off Mizen Head
# LE George Bernard Shaw
# LE George Bernard Shaw

Naval Service detains French boat off Mizen Head

Apr 26th 2020, 4:14 PM 44,177 Views 27 Comments

LÉ George Bernard Shaw detained the boat 180 nautical miles west of Mizen Head.

Dingle protesters stop Spanish trawler from landing at harbour, citing Covid-19 fears
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Dingle protesters stop Spanish trawler from landing at harbour, citing Covid-19 fears

Apr 20th 2020, 3:24 PM 31,423 Views 35 Comments

The Spanish-owned boat arrived instead at Castletownbere this morning.

Portuguese fishing vessel detained off Cork coast for alleged breach of fishing regulations
# LE SAMUEL BECKETT
# LE SAMUEL BECKETT

Portuguese fishing vessel detained off Cork coast for alleged breach of fishing regulations

Aug 22nd 2019, 7:09 PM 13,602 Views 30 Comments

This is the eighth vessel detained by the Naval Service so far in 2019 and the second detention this week.

Tourist 'safe and well' following major rescue operation in West Cork
# Beara Peninsula
# Beara Peninsula

Tourist 'safe and well' following major rescue operation in West Cork

May 17th 2019, 7:48 PM 37,624 Views 20 Comments

A Coastguard helicopter, a Navy vessel and two rescue boats took part in the operation.

Gardaí investigating after human remains found by fishing vessel off Irish coast
# Castletownbere
# Castletownbere

Gardaí investigating after human remains found by fishing vessel off Irish coast

Jan 22nd 2019, 5:20 PM 62,287 Views 6 Comments

The discovery was made 180 nautical miles from Castletownbere, Co Cork.

'His life was saved by a rat': The incredible stories behind MacCarthy’s Bar in Castletownbere
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'His life was saved by a rat': The incredible stories behind MacCarthy’s Bar in Castletownbere

May 30th 2018, 4:16 PM 5,915 Views 1 Comment

What do pugs, a samurai sword, and a Buddhist centre have in common? We’ll give you one guess.

'Grave concerns': Two thirds of Cork seaside town’s sewage pumped directly into local harbour
# Castletownbere
# Castletownbere

'Grave concerns': Two thirds of Cork seaside town’s sewage pumped directly into local harbour

May 2nd 2018, 7:09 AM 15,568 Views 25 Comments

Irish Water received fines totalling €9,000 and was ordered to pay costs in three prosecutions by the Environmental Protection Agency.

A new documentary will feature RNLI lifeboats in Ireland - who launched 1,116 times last year
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

A new documentary will feature RNLI lifeboats in Ireland - who launched 1,116 times last year

Aug 12th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,641 Views 6 Comments

Saving Lives at Sea airs at 8pm next Wednesday on BBC Two.

Man rescued from cliff ledge after falling into the sea
# Castletownbere
# Castletownbere

Man rescued from cliff ledge after falling into the sea

Nov 13th 2016, 1:45 PM 17,438 Views 8 Comments

The man managed to get himself back onto rocks.

British adventurer’s boat abandoned during hurricane in the Atlantic is rescued off Cork
# Happy Socks Is Safe
# Happy Socks Is Safe

British adventurer’s boat abandoned during hurricane in the Atlantic is rescued off Cork

Jan 6th 2016, 2:05 PM 15,334 Views 18 Comments

Sarah Outen had to leave the rowing boat at sea during a hurricane off the coast of Portugal.

Bantry to take over after Berehaven Credit Union liquidated
# Moving Money
# Moving Money

Bantry to take over after Berehaven Credit Union liquidated

Aug 1st 2014, 2:04 PM 6,614 Views 1 Comment

The news will be welcomed by locals in the Castletownbere area.

Navy detains Spanish fishing boat off the coast of Mizen Head
# Fishing Rules
# Fishing Rules

Navy detains Spanish fishing boat off the coast of Mizen Head

Apr 18th 2014, 6:45 PM 12,415 Views 27 Comments

The boat was stopped for alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

Search for missing man in Cork stood down due to bad weather
# Sheep's Head
# Sheep's Head

Search for missing man in Cork stood down due to bad weather

Feb 11th 2014, 5:19 PM 6,896 Views 1 Comment

The Coast Guard said the weather means the search can’t continue tomorrow.

Cork: Man dies after car hits wall in early morning crash
# Roads
# Roads

Cork: Man dies after car hits wall in early morning crash

Sep 8th 2013, 7:20 AM 11,213 Views 8 Comments

The man in his 40s was the sole occupant of the car which crashed in the early hours of yesterday morning.

British fishing boat detained off Mizen Head for breaking fishing rules
# Castletownbere
# Castletownbere

British fishing boat detained off Mizen Head for breaking fishing rules

Aug 21st 2013, 5:05 PM 9,450 Views 59 Comments

The boat is being escorted to Castletownbere.

Man in his 20s drowns in Castletownbere
# Beara Peninsula
# Beara Peninsula

Man in his 20s drowns in Castletownbere

Jul 22nd 2013, 4:50 PM 16,735 Views 14 Comments

It is believed the man may have lost his life in tragic circumstances.

Two elderly sailors rescued after five 'very difficult days at sea'
# Rescue
# Rescue

Two elderly sailors rescued after five 'very difficult days at sea'

May 23rd 2013, 8:03 AM 9,915 Views 37 Comments

They were en route to the Hebrides when heavy seas and winds of up to 150 miles per hour damaged their yacht.

New Castletownbere lifeboat station will speed up rescues
# Rescues
# Rescues

New Castletownbere lifeboat station will speed up rescues

May 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,023 Views 4 Comments

The station and pontoon will see six minutes shaved off the time taken to leave for rescues.

French fishing vessel detained off Kerry coast
# Detained
# Detained

French fishing vessel detained off Kerry coast

Apr 3rd 2013, 5:16 PM 7,423 Views 23 Comments

The Irish Naval Service detained the vessel earlier today and is now escorting it to Castletownbere in Cork where it will be handed over to gardaí.

Naval Service detain Spanish fishing vessel off Cork coast
# Naval Service
# Naval Service

Naval Service detain Spanish fishing vessel off Cork coast

Dec 5th 2012, 8:15 PM 2,897 Views 8 Comments

The detention of the vessel was in relation go alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

Naval Service detain fishing vessel off Cork coast
# Naval Service
# Naval Service

Naval Service detain fishing vessel off Cork coast

Dec 2nd 2012, 6:28 PM 9,230 Views 17 Comments

The detention was in relation to alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

Eleven rescued as fishing vessel grounded off Cork coast
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Eleven rescued as fishing vessel grounded off Cork coast

Oct 27th 2012, 10:50 AM 6,606 Views 8 Comments

The trawler lies in a dramatic position at the entrance to Castletownbere harbour.

Man gets 28 years for cocaine plot foiled by Irish authorities
# Dances With Waves
# Dances With Waves

Man gets 28 years for cocaine plot foiled by Irish authorities

Sep 24th 2012, 4:18 PM 8,179 Views 23 Comments

John Alan Brooks was today sentenced at a court in England for his involvement in a plot to smuggle 1.5 tonnes of cocaine.

Potentially dangerous chemicals from stricken German ship head for Cork coast
# Cork
# Cork

Potentially dangerous chemicals from stricken German ship head for Cork coast

Sep 15th 2012, 2:19 PM 8,342 Views 11 Comments

The containers are from the MSC Flaminia, which caught fire in the mid Atlantic in July.

French fishing boat detained by naval service
# At Sea
# At Sea

French fishing boat detained by naval service

Sep 12th 2012, 1:37 PM 5,240 Views 18 Comments

The boat was stopped off the Cork coast late last night and will be handed over to Gardaí.

Irish waters claim fifth victim after teacher drowns off Cork
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Irish waters claim fifth victim after teacher drowns off Cork

Aug 18th 2012, 10:11 AM 10,459 Views 16 Comments

The body of a retired schoolteacher was recovered off Co Cork yesterday after his boat capsized near Castletownbere.

Man's body recovered from sea off Cork coast
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Man's body recovered from sea off Cork coast

Aug 14th 2012, 7:26 AM 4,069 Views 2 Comments

It was a busy night for Ireland’s Coast Guard units with two separate search operations mounted last night.

Naval service detain Irish fishing boat
# Fishing
# Fishing

Naval service detain Irish fishing boat

Jul 30th 2012, 4:32 PM 4,931 Views 4 Comments

The vessel was detained off the coast of Clare and is being held over an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

Naval service detains Spanish fishing boat
# Detained
# Detained

Naval service detains Spanish fishing boat

Jul 3rd 2012, 6:56 PM 4,737 Views 26 Comments

The vessel was detained off the Cork coast this afternoon over an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

Irish Naval Service detains British fishing vessel
# Naval Service
# Naval Service

Irish Naval Service detains British fishing vessel

Apr 10th 2012, 5:08 PM 4,956 Views 35 Comments

The British-registered vessel was detained around 33 nautical miles off the coast of Kerry this afternoon over an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

Fishing vessel detained by Naval Service
# Fishing
# Fishing

Fishing vessel detained by Naval Service

Jan 13th 2012, 12:51 PM 2,344 Views 26 Comments

The British registered boat allegedly breached fishing regulations.

Eight-year-old boy dies after fall from bicycle in west Cork
# Tragic
# Tragic

Eight-year-old boy dies after fall from bicycle in west Cork

Aug 29th 2011, 3:45 PM 2,123 Views 15 Comments

Roan Harrington died in tragic accident on road just outside his home.

Body found in search for fisherman missing from Cork trawler
# Missing
# Missing

Body found in search for fisherman missing from Cork trawler

Apr 26th 2011, 2:43 PM 766 Views 0 Comments

A body is found by diving crews searching for a fisherman who went missing when his trawler stopped overnight in Cork.