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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Fisherman

Last month
February 2023
Young fisherman drowns off Donegal coast
The incident happened 70 miles north-west of Arranmore Island.
Last year
# sea turtles
Dozens of sea turtles stabbed to death off Japanese island
Local reports said some fishermen in the area believe the turtle population is increasing.
All time
# willie whelan
Divers recover body in search for missing Wexford fisherman
The recovery operation began at 10am today.
# Rescue
'He was so lucky': New Zealand fisherman rescues 18-month-old toddler from ocean
The baby had pulled the zip of the parents’ tent open while they were sleeping and walked down to the beach.
# Coast Guard
Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman
The items were discovered by a fisherman one nautical miles off Achill Island.
# 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.
# operation chains
Italy fisherman 'throws migrant worker overboard' to evade police
The man told his rescuer that the captain had pushed him into the sea for fear of the coast guard.
# Day Three
Heavy fog hampering search for fisherman swept into sea in Clare
It’s understood the man was fishing in the Pulleen Bay near Doonbeg.
# Doonbeg
Major search launched after fisherman swept into the sea in Clare
It’s understood the man in his forties was fishing in the Pulleen Bay near Doonbeg.
# creatures of the deep
This fisherman tweets all of the horrific creatures he finds in the sea, and it's pure nightmare fuel
# Wicklow
Coast Guard chopper and multiple lifeboats in search for missing fisherman
Rescue services and local boats have been out since 9.30 this morning searching for the man.
# Met Éireann
Fisherman says he can't understand Met Éireann forecasters with foreign accents
The fisherman says he is not racist but has real health and safety concerns that weather reports are not being understood by some fishermen.
# Mayo
Coast Guard searches through the night for missing fisherman
The man has been missing off the Mayo coast since last night.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
A death threat by an AAA councillor, Rosanna Davison’s new book and a destroyed temple in Syria…
# rescue operation
Search resumes for missing Chinese fisherman swept off the rocks
The man was swept off Kerry Head yesterday afternoon.
# Waterford
Fisherman who indecently assaulted girl in the 1980s has prison term cut by a year
He had been found guilty of assaulting a young girl in the early 1980s.
# unusual catch
Australian fishermen accidentally catch extremely rare giant basking shark
Even at a massive 6.3-metres, this shark is just a baby.
# Search and Rescue
Fisherman injured off the coast of Cork airlifted to hospital
The Irish Air Corps assisted the Coast Guard in today’s operation.
Fisherman found clinging to lobster buoy rescued off Donegal coast
A mother and her son heard cries for help and raised the alarm.
# trabolgan
Fisherman rescued after boat runs aground
The RNLI, Coast Guard and Crosshaven lifeboat were all involved in the rescue.
# lough ree
Body of missing fisherman recovered from Lough Ree
Darryl Burke had been missing since 20 March after the boat he and two other men were travelling in capsized.
# lough ree
Search for missing fisherman enters its fourth day
Two other men who were out on Lough Ree were rescued, though one has sadly died.
# lough ree
Bad weather could affect search for missing fisherman
Conditions at Lough Ree are set to deteriorate as the day goes on.
# Search
Search for missing fisherman stood down for the evening
One of the men rescued from the water yesterday has died.
# Irish Coast Guard
Coast Guard helicopters stand down mission due to severe weather
A man on a Spanish fishing vessel suffered chest pains last night.
# kilmore quay
Search for missing fisherman called off for the night
Patrick Barry was reported missing yesterday after his vessel was found near Kilmore Quay.
# Cheers mate
Watch this baby dolphin thank the fisherman that frees it from a plastic bag
It’ll warm the cockles and mussels of your heart.
# Search and Rescue
Navy divers retrieve body from the water in Clare
The search for a missing fisherman who was washed into the sea resumed this morning.
# Search
Rough seas could delay search for missing fisherman in Clare
The man was fishing with friends yesterday when a wave washed him off the rocks.
# Rescue
Woman escapes submerged car in Drogheda
The woman was treated for hypothermia and possible injuries after being rescued.
# Rescue
Busy weekend for the Irish Coast Guard with callouts all over the country
The Coast Guard said the west of the country was the busiest area but this is not unusual for the first bank holiday of the year.
# Death
Fisherman dies off Kinsale coast
It is believed that the man’s injuries related to an accident with the trawling wires aboard the vessel.
# Fishing
Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas
Coveney said proposed cuts to quotas will have serious implications for Irish fishermen and jobs.
# Lifeboat
Ballycotton lifeboat called out to fishing vessel
The boat was taking in water and the lifeboat was called to help the two men on board.
# Fisherman
Body recovered in search for missing Galway fisherman
The Valentia Coast Guard confirmed that the body of a man was recovered near Mace Head just after midday.
# Search
Search resumes for fisherman missing off west coast
Earlier search teams from the west coast found the currach in which the missing fisherman was last seen yesterday evening.
# Clever
Things to do when you’ve been laid off: build a submarine
Chinese man is now selling his mini submersible vehicles to fishermen so they can catch lucrative sea delicacies.
# Fisherman
Fisherman dies after Lough Corrib fall
Two fishermen were airlifted to hospital yesterday after entering the water at Lough Corrib.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In tonight’s Fix: The weather gets worse, Brazilian bikinis get bigger, and Leo Varadkar gets his say…
# Overboard
Search for fisherman who went overboard in Irish Sea
Boats and a helicopter joined the search this afternoon after the man went missing from a boat off the Louth coast.