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#Marine Casualty Investigation Board

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

37 minute delay in calling emergency services during 2018 fatal kayaking incident, report finds

A woman in her 30s died in the incident on the morning of 4 November 2018.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Sunday 7 July, 2019

New Bill aims to 'draw some good' out of a tragic boating accident that left two men dead

John O’Brien and Patrick Esmonde died off Helvick Head, Co Waterford in 2010.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Friday 30 November, 2018

Attempt to 'run ahead of' 154km/h storm caused 'worst ever' Irish Ferries crossing from France

Ten passengers and two crew members were injured when the MV Epsilon was caught up in Storm Imogen.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Friday 22 September, 2017

Boatmaster made no attempt to send mayday alert after twelve tourists tipped into Killarney lake

The master did not hold the required paperwork to transport passengers.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Monday 28 November, 2016

Four men who launched boat on River Shannon had been drinking and taking drugs

One man died after the boat capsized.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Toxic fumes from decaying fish contributed to the deaths of two fishermen

A report into the deaths is calling for greater awareness of the toxicity of organic decay, which it says isn’t widely known.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Brothers who drowned after boat capsized had no working lifejackets

An investigation into the June 2013 incident has now been completed.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Engine failure on the Astrid meant it couldn't escape Kinsale's rocks

The sails couldn’t pull the ship away by themselves.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Crew "did everything possible" to bring vessel under control before collision

A Stena Europe ferry collided with another passenger car ferry in Rosslare Harbour in October last year.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Inquiry finds man died accidentally when he fell down stairwell of boat

It also found that a spring-loaded gate at the top of the stairwell could have prevented him from falling.