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Dublin: 10 °C Sunday 16 June, 2019


# ship - Saturday 23 March, 2019

1,300 people being evacuated from cruise ship off coast of Norway due to engine problems

Police reported the passengers would be evacuated by helicopter.

# ship - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'Devastation on both sides of the Atlantic': 100 years on from Ireland's worst maritime disaster

More than 500 people died when the RMS Leinster was sunk by three torpedoes in 1918.

# ship - Sunday 24 December, 2017

It's been 100 years since two Dublin ships were torpedoed just before Christmas

36 people died in two separate attacks just 10 days before Christmas in December 1917.

# ship - Saturday 14 October, 2017

100 years ago this week: The story of the Guinness ship torpedoed in the Irish Sea

Five of the 13 crew members on board were killed, and the others were lucky to survive.

# ship - Saturday 19 August, 2017

'A snapshot of a moment in time': Silver, shoes and bones found in wreck of Dutch ship

The ship sank off the English coast in 1740.

# ship - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with livestock vessel

All 78 crew members were rescued by Turkish coastguards.

# ship - Friday 14 April, 2017

Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago

In December 1917 a ship detonated in Nova Scotia, unleashing a blast equivalent to about 3,000 tonnes of TNT.

# ship - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Search called off after woman 'falls overboard from cruise ship'

A 74-year-old woman was reported missing yesterday, a day after the ship set sail from New York.

# ship - Sunday 28 August, 2016

This cruise ship is taking 1,000 super rich passengers on a controversial journey To Boldly Go This post contains videos

This cruise ship is taking 1,000 super rich passengers on a controversial journey

Global warming means that cruising the Northwest Passage is now a reality.

# ship - Thursday 18 August, 2016

'Very special': Explorers discover 200-year-old shipwreck in New York

The Washington sank in Lake Ontario during a storm in 1803.

# ship - Friday 1 July, 2016

A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China

The navy said the missile went through the trawler, killing the skipper.

# ship - Sunday 19 June, 2016

This is the world's 'biggest and most powerful' icebreaker

It can cut through ice of up to 2.8 metres thick

# ship - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Wreckage discovered off American coast identified as Captain Cook's legendary ship

The Endeavour was the ship used by Captain Cook as he mapped the uncharted waters of the south Pacific Ocean in the late 18th century.

Photos: The longest ship to dock at Dublin returned this morning and is headed for Cork

She is one of 113 cruise calls confirmed to visit Dublin Port this year.

# ship - Sunday 1 May, 2016

These five mega cruise ships are set to visit Ireland

Dublin Port is set to be upgraded within the next four years.

# ship - Monday 21 March, 2016

Boaty McBoatface is leading the public vote to name Britain's new polar research ship

RRS I Like Big Boats And I Cannot Lie and RRS Kanye West are also in the running.

# ship - Thursday 11 February, 2016

PHOTOS: Irish ferry badly damaged after sailing into Storm Imogen Epsilon This post contains images

PHOTOS: Irish ferry badly damaged after sailing into Storm Imogen

One observer said it was most likely the “worst ever” crossing from France and it was “lucky the ship was not lost”.

# ship - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic No Smooth Sailing This post contains videos

WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic

The Royal Caribbean cruise liner was hit by 30 foot waves and 150mph winds.

# ship - Friday 5 February, 2016

Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room

The rescue happened today at about 5.45pm.

# ship - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece

Ten of the dead were found in the cabin of their boat.

# ship - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Tour the historic Soviet spy ship that just went on sale for $25.5 million

The vessel was used to spy on the US and Britain during the cold war.

# ship - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

# ship - Monday 10 August, 2015

The biggest residential yacht in the world has been paying a visit to Dublin

A room onboard will set you back a few shillings.

# ship - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Kisses all round as LÉ Eithne sailors welcomed back home

It has also been reported this morning that Ireland is set to take in an additional 600 migrants over the next two years.

# ship - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Calls for 'death sentence' for doomed ship's captain as death toll reaches 396

There are thousands of soldiers involved in the rescue operation.

# ship - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Do you like big boats? Disney's signature ship will be visiting Dublin next year

The vessel will be bringing 2,700 passengers and 950 cast and crew.

# ship - Thursday 7 May, 2015

PICTURES: Survivors of the Lusitania remember 'murder by savages'

In just 18 short minutes, the boat sank and 1,198 people lost their lives. We hear from two people who lived.

# ship - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

New images show the Lusitania lying on the seabed off the coast of Cork

Tomorrow will mark 100 years to the day that the RMS Luistania sinking.

# ship - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Two survivors arrested as 800 die in migrant ship disaster

The two arrested are suspected to be traffickers.

# ship - 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.

# ship - Sunday 22 March, 2015

# ship - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Ship with 49 crew disappears in South Atlantic ... and no-one knows what happened

The ship was equipped with a system that automatically emits a ‘mayday’ call when under water – but no such signal was sent.

# ship - Friday 20 February, 2015

We gave them a ship ... but some people in Malta aren't AT ALL happy about it

Ireland donated the former LÉ Aoife to help tackle the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean. But the gesture’s getting a mixed response from the Maltese.

# ship - Friday 2 January, 2015

Italian firefighters board tragic ferry as 19 people remain missing

More than 450 people have been rescued from the ship.

# ship - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

# ship - Monday 15 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Everybody’s talking about housing people in prefabs, Judge Barry White, seagulls and Islamic State.

# ship - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

British explorer ship lost in 1846 found in Canada

The occupants of this and a second ship had died of cold and hunger on Beechey Island.

# ship - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Largest offshore survey to commence to attract oil companies to Ireland

Pat Rabbitte welcomed the survey saying it will help make decisions on exploration drilling.

# ship - Monday 26 May, 2014

WATCH: Grounded cargo ship stays put in Louth Won't Budge This post contains videos

WATCH: Grounded cargo ship stays put in Louth

The ship and crew are in no danger says the Irish Coastguard.

# ship - Sunday 25 May, 2014

High tide hasn't freed cargo ship run aground in Louth

The Coast Guard said the ship is currently in no danger, and is carrying no hazardous cargo.

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