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#hook head

# hook-head - Friday 24 January, 2020

Divers recover body in search for missing Wexford fisherman
# Willie Whelan
# Willie Whelan

Divers recover body in search for missing Wexford fisherman

Jan 24th 2020, 3:00 PM 16,617 Views 5 Comments

The recovery operation began at 10am today.

# hook-head - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Divers locate body in search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast
# Willie Whelan
# Willie Whelan

Divers locate body in search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast

Jan 22nd 2020, 2:45 PM 44,036 Views 14 Comments

Two men were aboard the Alize when it sank off Hook Head on 4 January.

# hook-head - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Another lost World War II ÉIRE sign has been discovered at Wexford’s Hook Head
# Irish History
# Irish History

Another lost World War II ÉIRE sign has been discovered at Wexford’s Hook Head

Jan 21st 2020, 1:52 PM 62,595 Views 28 Comments

A local group discovered the image, after searching based on an old aerial photo.

# hook-head - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Navy divers join search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast
# Willie Whelan
# Willie Whelan

Navy divers join search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast

Jan 7th 2020, 5:27 PM 10,878 Views 3 Comments

The funeral of Joe Sinnott is due to take place tomorrow.

# hook-head - Monday 6 January, 2020

Search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast stood down until morning
# Hook Head
# Hook Head

Search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast stood down until morning

Updated Jan 6th 2020, 5:20 PM 14,226 Views 1 Comment

Willie Whelan remains missing after the fishing boat got into difficulty on Saturday night.

# hook-head - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Search for missing man in fishing boat incident stood down until morning
# Hook Head
# Hook Head

Search for missing man in fishing boat incident stood down until morning

Updated Jan 5th 2020, 6:37 PM 33,265 Views 13 Comments

Two men are understood to have been on board the boat, one of whom has since died.

# hook-head - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Off-duty garda dies after getting into difficulty while diving off Wexford coast
# Hook Head
# Hook Head

Off-duty garda dies after getting into difficulty while diving off Wexford coast

Updated May 25th 2019, 5:47 PM 33,189 Views 4 Comments

The Coast Guard helicopter, the naval ship LÉ Orla and a lifeboat were sent to the scene.

# hook-head - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Hook Head tragedy: 'Aoife's death left such a huge void in our lives'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Hook Head tragedy: 'Aoife's death left such a huge void in our lives'

Oct 10th 2017, 2:02 PM 15,789 Views 7 Comments

Aoife Winterlich died tragically in a scouting accident at Hook Head.

# hook-head - Thursday 7 September, 2017

14-year-old girl scout's fall from helicopter 'unlikely' to have caused her death, inquest hears
# Aoife Winterlich
# Aoife Winterlich

14-year-old girl scout's fall from helicopter 'unlikely' to have caused her death, inquest hears

Sep 7th 2017, 8:46 PM 34,370 Views 0 Comments

Aoife Winterlich died after being swept out to sea at Hook Head lighthouse in December 2015.

# hook-head - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Summer warning: Don't be messing about with smartphones around crashing waves
# Don't Take Risks
# Don't Take Risks

Summer warning: Don't be messing about with smartphones around crashing waves

May 7th 2017, 10:00 AM 25,624 Views 7 Comments

People are still putting their lives at risk at the country’s coasts and waterways.

# hook-head - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

14-year-old who died at Hook Head 'fell 45ft into open water' during rescue operation
# Investigation
# Investigation

14-year-old who died at Hook Head 'fell 45ft into open water' during rescue operation

Mar 8th 2017, 6:24 PM 33,521 Views 10 Comments

Aoife Winterlich died in hospital five days after she and a friend were swept to sea at Hook Head.

# hook-head - Friday 11 December, 2015

14-year-old girl swept into the sea at Hook Head dies in hospital
# Hook Head
# Hook Head

14-year-old girl swept into the sea at Hook Head dies in hospital

Dec 11th 2015, 11:43 PM 41,029 Views 33 Comments

She had been on life support.

# hook-head - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Investigation after teenage girl rescued from water at Hook Head was dropped back into the sea
# Hook Head
# Hook Head

Investigation after teenage girl rescued from water at Hook Head was dropped back into the sea

Dec 8th 2015, 1:55 PM 35,025 Views 41 Comments

The girl remains in a critical condition in hospital.

# hook-head - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Your baby dolphin making the most of the Wexford winter sunshine pics of the day
# Hook Head
# Hook Head

Your baby dolphin making the most of the Wexford winter sunshine pics of the day

Jan 15th 2014, 4:31 PM 17,988 Views 9 Comments

The southeast coast is the place to be for whale and dolphin watchers at this time of year…

# hook-head - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

PHOTOS: Just some dolphins and whales hanging out off Wexford
# The Life Aquatic
# The Life Aquatic

PHOTOS: Just some dolphins and whales hanging out off Wexford

Feb 5th 2013, 9:45 PM 13,535 Views 23 Comments

A group of photographers had a pretty successful expedition off Hook Head at the weekend…

# hook-head - Sunday 13 January, 2013

First whales of the year spotted off Wexford coast
# Whalewatch
# Whalewatch

First whales of the year spotted off Wexford coast

Jan 13th 2013, 8:34 PM 16,549 Views 39 Comments

Two humpback whales and five fin whales were sighted off Hook Head over the weekend.

# hook-head - Monday 29 October, 2012

Forget about the kids, where can adults go to get scared this Halloween?
# Get Scared
# Get Scared

Forget about the kids, where can adults go to get scared this Halloween?

Oct 29th 2012, 7:30 PM 13,690 Views 25 Comments

This Wednesday doesn’t have to be all about mini-bars (the child-friendly versions), crisps and trick-or-treating; adults can also get scared out of their wits. You just need to want to!

# hook-head - Monday 23 January, 2012

First humpback whale of 2012 spotted off the Wexford coast
# Whale Of A Time
# Whale Of A Time

First humpback whale of 2012 spotted off the Wexford coast

Jan 23rd 2012, 5:46 PM 6,122 Views 19 Comments

The humpback whale was spotted by a group of whale-watchers close to Hook Head today.