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Naval Service detain Irish registered fishing vessel off Waterford coast

The Naval Service have carried out 1,236 boardings, issued 41 warnings and detained 17 vessels so far in 2012.

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IRELAND’S NAVAL SERVICE detained a Irish registered fishing vessel yesterday evening for “alleged breaches of technical fishing regulations.”

The vessel was detained 19 nautical miles South East of Mine Head in County Waterford.

Once detained, the vessel was escorted by L.É. EMER to Cork, where it was handed over to Gardaí in the early hours of this morning.

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