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# ferry - Thursday 1 May, 2014

New hope for €1.86m conversion of disused CIÉ ferry into floating hostel/brewery

It’s hoped the former Aran Islands ferry can be restored to her former glory and docked in Galway as a floating hostel/restaurant/micro-brewery.

# ferry - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

"I am sorry to the people": President apologises over ferry disaster

Park said that she was “heavy-hearted” over the lives lost in the disaster.

# ferry - Sunday 27 April, 2014

South Korea's prime minister resigns over ferry disaster

“I offer my apology for having been unable to prevent this accident from happening” said Chung Hong-Won.

# ferry - Saturday 26 April, 2014

All 15 crew members of South Korean ferry in custody

All are accused of negligence and of failing to help passengers in need as the ferry Sewol sank on 16 April.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know this morning as you start your weekend.

# ferry - Friday 25 April, 2014

Race to recover bodies from Korea ferry before storms hit

The confirmed death toll stands at 183 people, with 119 still unaccounted for.

# ferry - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Repairs expert on way after passengers spend two nights on broken-down ferry

A fault with the ferry’s radar led to the issue – some passengers remained on board the ferry.

# ferry - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Distraught families gather as South Korea ferry disaster death toll passes 100

There are still almost 200 people missing – most of them schoolchildren.

# ferry - Sunday 20 April, 2014

16 bodies recovered from capsized South Korean ferry

Almost 250 people are still unaccounted for.

# ferry - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Captain of capsized ferry defends delayed evacuation

“I thought that passengers would be swept far away and fall into trouble if they evacuated thoughtlessly.”

# ferry - Friday 18 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Jill Meagher, pubs being closed, and disaster at Mount Everest.

The captain of the South Korean ferry which sank has been arrested

A news agency in South Korea reports that the 68-year-old faces five charges, including negligence of duty.

"I feel ashamed": Captain wasn't at the helm of capsized Korean ferry

Anger is said to be spreading over the stalled rescue efforts as hundreds of passengers remain missing.

# ferry - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Anglo bosses found guilty, Bertie Ahern, and Ukraine…

Fears grow for hundreds missing after ferry sinks

Nine people have already been confirmed dead, but 287 are unaccounted for.

# ferry - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Hundreds of people missing, feared dead in ferry disaster

I’m afraid there’s little chance for those trapped inside still to be alive,” one rescue official said.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s the middle of the week now and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

Two dead and up to 295 missing after South Korean ferry sinks

Most of the 477 passengers were high school students.

# ferry - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Scramble to save heritage ship after Minister grants stay-of-execution

The Naomh Éanna — a 1950s CIÉ ferry — was due to be scrapped within days. It’s hoped the vessel can be restored and turned into a tourist attraction.

# ferry - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Groups outraged at exclusion from 'relevant stakeholders' meeting on ship destruction

“They said they’d call a meeting of the interested parties, but then only invited people who were interested in chopping it up.”

# ferry - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

South Sudanese children perish in ferry accident after fleeing violence

There are reports of between 200 and 300 people on the overloaded ferry.

# ferry - Monday 13 January, 2014

Missing Essex man found safe and well in Ireland

Gardaí said that Alex Saidian was seen leaving on a ferry from Holyhead in Wales to Dublin.

# ferry - Friday 3 January, 2014

Stormwatch: Travel disruption as ferry services cancelled but flights coping well

A number of Irish Sea crossings have been hit by the storm conditions.

# ferry - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Two men arrested after fire breaks out on ferry in North Sea

A number of crew members and passengers were taken to a local hospital in Newcastle by helicopter.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your Sunday.

# ferry - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Photos: 31 people dead and 171 still missing after Philippine ferry disaster

The ferry, which was carrying 831 passengers and crew, collided with a cargo ship and sank almost instantly.

# ferry - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

1.2 million cigarettes seized in Dublin Port

The seizure had a retail value of €552,000 and was found in a number of pallets that arrived from Belgium.

# ferry - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Holly the Revenue's dog sniffs out thousands in cash at Dublin Port

Revenue were granted an order to keep the cash for three months in order to investigate further.

# ferry - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Irish ferry numbers up for the first time in two years

Passengers travelling to and from Ireland increased by four per cent during Q1 2013, while car numbers were up one per cent.

# ferry - Sunday 2 June, 2013

This is everything* you need to know about bringing your pet on holidays

Well, all of the most important things anyway…

# ferry - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Passengers disembark ferry as injured crewman hospitalised

Passengers who do not have accommodation are now being looked after by the French Red Cross.

# ferry - Monday 18 February, 2013

Report into ferry grounding blames human failure and lack of lights

The Pirate Queen passenger ferry was grounded as it tried to berth at a Mayo pier just before Christmas 2011.

# ferry - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

The Evening with added 'faces badly in need of a fist'

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Dozens injured in New York ferry crash

Latest reports had 58 people injured, two of which were critical.

# ferry - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Sailings resume after Rosslare ferry incident

Ferry services have resumed following an incident in which two ferries collided off Rosslare Harbour yesterday.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here’s nine things to know before your brekkie…

# ferry - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

At least 36 dead after ferries collide in Hong Kong

A pleasure boat was carrying holidaymakers to watch a fireworks display when it hit a ferry and sank.

# ferry - Monday 1 October, 2012

Eight killed in Hong Kong ferry collision

A power company was ferrying 124 passengers and crew to watch fireworks in Victoria Harbour when the collision with a regular passenger ferry occurred.

# ferry - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Updated: Woman arrested after search for ‘missing baby’ called off

The 37-year-old woman is being held in Belfast on suspicion of wasting police time.