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#Naval Service

# naval-service - Friday 11 January, 2019

Irish fishing vessel detained by Naval Service off west coast

The ship was detained for an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

# naval-service - Friday 28 December, 2018

Looking for a job? Ireland's Naval Service has launched a new recruitment campaign

New recruits will train in weapon handling, naval operations and physical fitness.

# naval-service - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Navy detains Irish fishing vessel off Mizen Head

The vessel will be handed over to gardaí upon arrival to Dingle tomorrow.

# naval-service - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Controversy as Irish naval ship attends world's largest arms fair in London

The LÉ Samuel Beckett sailed from Cork to be at the event.

# naval-service - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Taoiseach wants Ireland to introduce a Navy hospital ship for global emergencies

He made the comment while launching a new patrol ship yesterday, the William Butler Yeats.

# naval-service - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Defence Forces staff set to stay on duty in Mediterranean until November

The LÉ Samuel Beckett will be the third Naval Service vessel to be deployed to the region.

# naval-service - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

LÉ Eithne crew 'not being paid properly' for Mediterranean mission

Crew members are entitled to a higher daily allowance, according to an association representing personnel.

# naval-service - Saturday 16 May, 2015

These Irish seamen are setting sail for the Mediterranean today

There’s 68 on board the LÉ Eithne.

# naval-service - Sunday 8 March, 2015

This timelapse video of the LÉ Samuel Beckett heading to dry-dock is strangely hypnotic

The most exciting footage of an Irish naval ship in dry-dock you’ll watch today (or your money back).

# naval-service - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Got what it takes? The Irish Naval Service is looking for 80 new recruits

Interested? You’ve three weeks to get an application in.

# naval-service - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

# naval-service - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Fourth man appears in court over cocaine seizure off Irish coast

The man was charged last night by police in the United Kingdom.

# naval-service - Thursday 25 September, 2014

This is what a tonne of cocaine looks like

Yep, that is 41 bales.

# naval-service - Monday 9 June, 2014

Enda Kenny has just ordered a new €54 million boat for the Navy

The Taoiseach has made the purchase in his role as Minister for Defence.

# naval-service - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Spanish fishing vessel detained by naval service off Cork

The operation is in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

# naval-service - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

The Defence Force's newest ship has arrived in Cork LE SAMUEL BECKETT This post contains images

The Defence Force's newest ship has arrived in Cork

The LÉ Samuel Beckett will remain at Haulbowline until the middle of next month.

# naval-service - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Authorities investigate potential fish discarding aboard 14,000 tonne Dutch vessel

The ship, which is the largest ever detained by the Naval Service, will remain in port in Killybegs while the investigation takes place.

# naval-service - Friday 22 November, 2013

One of the largest fishing vessels in the world detained by Irish Naval Service

It brings to 922 the number of boardings conducted this year by the Naval Service.

# naval-service - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Irish fishing vessel detained off Waterford coast

This detention is the twelfth made by the Naval Service this year following 901 boardings.

# naval-service - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Spanish fishing vessel detained by Naval Service off Cork coast

The detention was in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

# naval-service - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

British fishing boat detained off Mizen Head for breaking fishing rules

The boat is being escorted to Castletownbere.

# naval-service - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Pics: Defence Forces due home with JFK's eternal flame

As part of the JFK 50 celebrations, the Kennedy family have allowed a flame to be taken from the US president’s grave in Arlington, the first time this has ever happened.

# naval-service - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Trawler detained off Kerry coast for alleged breach of fishing laws

The vessel is now being handed over to gardaí by the Naval Service.

# naval-service - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Shatter says Syrian war is making Lebanon ‘increasingly unstable’

The Minister for Defence also revealed that the UN has requested that Irish observers be sent to Syria.

# naval-service - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

French fishing vessel detained off Kerry coast

The Irish Naval Service detained the vessel earlier today and is now escorting it to Castletownbere in Cork where it will be handed over to gardaí.

# naval-service - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Naval Service detain Spanish fishing vessel off Cork coast

The detention of the vessel was in relation go alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

# naval-service - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Naval Service detain fishing vessel off Cork coast

The detention was in relation to alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

# naval-service - Thursday 15 November, 2012

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.

# naval-service - Monday 8 October, 2012

VIDEO: Here's how the Naval Service boards a suspected drug-smuggling ship Defence Forces This post contains videos

VIDEO: Here's how the Naval Service boards a suspected drug-smuggling ship

The Defence Forces have made this video showing the work of the armed teams who search suspect vessels suspected of smuggling drugs into Ireland.

# naval-service - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

French fishing boat detained by naval service

The boat was stopped off the Cork coast late last night and will be handed over to Gardaí.

# naval-service - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Naval Service detain fishing vessel off Cork

It was detained for allegedly under-recording its catch and for other alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

# naval-service - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Naval Service detain Irish fishing boat

The Naval Service have carried out 946 boardings and detained 12 vessels so far this year.

# naval-service - Monday 30 July, 2012

Naval service detain Irish fishing boat

The vessel was detained off the coast of Clare and is being held over an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

# naval-service - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Naval service detains Spanish fishing boat

The vessel was detained off the Cork coast this afternoon over an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

# naval-service - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Irish Naval Service detains British fishing vessel

The British-registered vessel was detained around 33 nautical miles off the coast of Kerry this afternoon over an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

# naval-service - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Irish Naval service detains Spanish fishing vessel

The Spanish-registered fishing vessel was detained about 150 nautical miles off the coast of Co Clare this afternoon.

# naval-service - Friday 9 March, 2012

Body recovered from River Lee in Cork

A Naval Service dive team was deployed to recover the body from a vehicle in the water at Kennedy Quay in Cork city this afternoon.

# naval-service - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Search underway for missing crewman in Irish Sea

The man in his 20s disappeared off the cargo vessel the Fehn Sirius.

# naval-service - Friday 13 January, 2012

Fishing vessel detained by Naval Service

The British registered boat allegedly breached fishing regulations.

# naval-service - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Naval divers join river search for missing person

The River Lee is being combed for any sign of a person reported missing in Ballincollig, Co Cork.

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