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# maritime - Saturday 18 April, 2015

It's 100 years since the 'biggest human tragedy' ever off the Irish coast

Cork will spend the next few weeks commemorating the Lusitania dead and celebrating the rescue effort.

# maritime - Monday 5 January, 2015

Haunting video released of capsized cargo ship Crew Feared Dead This post contains videos

Haunting video released of capsized cargo ship

The eight men on board are all feared to have perished.

# maritime - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Runaway ship with 900 refugees on board stopped from striking Italian coast

There were 900 Syrian refugees on board the ship.

# maritime - 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.

# maritime - 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.”

# maritime - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Got what it takes? The Irish Coast Guard are hiring again

They’re looking for people with a very particular set of skills…

# maritime - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

75-year-old BBC presenter gets a scorpion tattoo

However, he said he wasn’t tempted to ‘do a Cheryl Cole’ and get a large rose tattoo on his bum.

# maritime - Monday 21 October, 2013

New bill will mean just one environmental impact assessment needed for offshore projects

Minister Jan O’Sullivan said the aim of the new bill will be to streamline the process for infrastructure development.

# maritime - Monday 27 August, 2012

In photos: Tall Ship 'Cuauhtemoc' leaves Dublin Harbour Tall Ships This post contains images

In photos: Tall Ship 'Cuauhtemoc' leaves Dublin Harbour

Press Association photographer Julien Behal had a unique vantage point for recording this ship’s departure from Dublin yesterday.

Tall Ships Festival in Dublin welcomed 1.15 million visitors

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport hailed the four-day festival as a “huge achievement and success”.

# maritime - Saturday 25 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Saturday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Saturday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

In photos: the Tall Ships Festival in Dublin Tall Ships This post contains images

In photos: the Tall Ships Festival in Dublin

Ice-cream, piracy, and dramatic cloud cover…

# maritime - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Who gets to keep goods salvaged from ships - and at what risk?

In the wake of the Rena and Concordia disasters, takes a look into ship salvaging and the ownership of ‘lost’ cargo.

# maritime - Sunday 8 January, 2012

Grounded cargo ship breaks apart on New Zealand reef

The wreck had been described as New Zealand’s worst maritime environmental disaster even before the rear section of the ship, lashed by pounding seas, broke away overnight.