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# castletownbere - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Naval Service detains French boat off Mizen Head

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

# castletownbere - Monday 20 April, 2020

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

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

# castletownbere - Thursday 22 August, 2019

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

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

# castletownbere - Friday 17 May, 2019

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

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

# castletownbere - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

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

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

# castletownbere - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

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

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

# castletownbere - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

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

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

# castletownbere - Saturday 12 August, 2017

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

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

# castletownbere - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Man rescued from cliff ledge after falling into the sea

The man managed to get himself back onto rocks.

# castletownbere - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

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

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

# castletownbere - Friday 1 August, 2014

Bantry to take over after Berehaven Credit Union liquidated

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

# castletownbere - Friday 18 April, 2014

Navy detains Spanish fishing boat off the coast of Mizen Head

The boat was stopped for alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

# castletownbere - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

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

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

# castletownbere - Sunday 8 September, 2013

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

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

# castletownbere - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

British fishing boat detained off Mizen Head for breaking fishing rules

The boat is being escorted to Castletownbere.

# castletownbere - Monday 22 July, 2013

Man in his 20s drowns in Castletownbere

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

# castletownbere - Thursday 23 May, 2013

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

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

# castletownbere - Sunday 19 May, 2013

New Castletownbere lifeboat station will speed up rescues

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

# castletownbere - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

French fishing vessel detained off Kerry coast

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.

# castletownbere - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Naval Service detain Spanish fishing vessel off Cork coast

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

# castletownbere - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Naval Service detain fishing vessel off Cork coast

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

# castletownbere - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Eleven rescued as fishing vessel grounded off Cork coast

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

# castletownbere - Monday 24 September, 2012

Man gets 28 years for cocaine plot foiled by Irish authorities

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

# castletownbere - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Potentially dangerous chemicals from stricken German ship head for Cork coast

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

# castletownbere - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

French fishing boat detained by naval service

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

# castletownbere - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Irish waters claim fifth victim after teacher drowns off Cork

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

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# castletownbere - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Man's body recovered from sea off Cork coast

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

# castletownbere - Monday 30 July, 2012

Naval service detain Irish fishing boat

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

# castletownbere - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Naval service detains Spanish fishing boat

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

# castletownbere - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Irish Naval Service detains British fishing vessel

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

# castletownbere - Friday 13 January, 2012

Fishing vessel detained by Naval Service

The British registered boat allegedly breached fishing regulations.

# castletownbere - Monday 29 August, 2011

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

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

# castletownbere - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Body found in search for fisherman missing from Cork trawler

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