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#Ballycotton

# ballycotton - This year 2022

MV Alta 'ghost ship' splits in two off Cork coast following successive storms
# MV Alta
# MV Alta

MV Alta 'ghost ship' splits in two off Cork coast following successive storms

Mar 14th 2022, 3:22 PM 19,191 Views 3 Comments

The ship washed ashore in Co Cork during Storm Dennis in February 2020.

# ballycotton - Last year 2021

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from vessel suffering engine problems off coast of Cork
# Ballycotton
# Ballycotton

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from vessel suffering engine problems off coast of Cork

Jun 8th 2021, 9:32 PM 11,292 Views 1 Comment

The Irish Coast Guard requested the launch of an RNLI lifeboat this morning.

Gardaí launch investigation into cause of fire on MV Alta 'ghost ship'
# Ghost Ship Fire
# Ghost Ship Fire

Gardaí launch investigation into cause of fire on MV Alta 'ghost ship'

Apr 30th 2021, 5:43 PM 17,311 Views 0 Comments

The fire broke out on Thursday evening and now gardaí believe it was started intentionally.

Firefighters substantially extinguish blaze aboard wreck of 'ghost ship' MV Alta
# Ghost Ship
# Ghost Ship

Firefighters substantially extinguish blaze aboard wreck of 'ghost ship' MV Alta

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 10:50 PM 42,804 Views 22 Comments
  • The MV Alta is slowly being ripped apart by waves on rocks off the east Cork coast.
  • Smoke was reported coming from the wreck's bridge earlier today.

# ballycotton - All time

Council asks public to stay away as ghost ship on Cork coast 'now essentially empty'
# MV Alta
# MV Alta

Council asks public to stay away as ghost ship on Cork coast 'now essentially empty'

Feb 26th 2020, 9:22 PM 29,015 Views 24 Comments

Dozens of barrels of oil were removed by helicopter from the MV Alta.

'Extremely dangerous': Council says members of the public have been boarding 'ghost ship'
# Ballycotton
# Ballycotton

'Extremely dangerous': Council says members of the public have been boarding 'ghost ship'

Feb 18th 2020, 2:57 PM 40,117 Views 42 Comments

The ship ran aground in east Cork during Storm Dennis and there were concerns about a fuel spillage.

Contractor to board Cork 'ghost ship' at low tide tomorrow morning
# Abandoned Ship
# Abandoned Ship

Contractor to board Cork 'ghost ship' at low tide tomorrow morning

Updated Feb 17th 2020, 2:07 PM 106,766 Views 65 Comments

Cork County Council has convened its oil spill assessment team in response to the grounding.

'Whoever made it, they put an atmosphere in the walls': The magic of the Blackbird in Ballycotton
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'Whoever made it, they put an atmosphere in the walls': The magic of the Blackbird in Ballycotton

May 16th 2018, 4:34 PM 3,060 Views 2 Comments

“The lads are playing and you’re just sitting next to them.”

'People have a right to know' about murder suicides, says bereaved wife and mother
# Una Butler
# Una Butler

'People have a right to know' about murder suicides, says bereaved wife and mother

Apr 20th 2017, 6:35 PM 18,694 Views 55 Comments

Una Butler, who lost her husband John and two daughters in such an incident in 2010, argues that it is better for the public to understand how often such cases happen.

Man (40s) dies after car crashes into wall in Cork
# Ballycotton
# Ballycotton

Man (40s) dies after car crashes into wall in Cork

Mar 12th 2017, 2:27 PM 23,995 Views 0 Comments

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Girl rescued off the Cork coast after her inflatable dinghy floats out to sea
# Ballycotton
# Ballycotton

Girl rescued off the Cork coast after her inflatable dinghy floats out to sea

Aug 5th 2016, 3:33 PM 19,495 Views 30 Comments

An off-shore breeze pulled the inflatable dinghy out from Ardnahinch beach.

Fancy owning a piece of rock n' roll history AND helping save lives at sea?
# Rory Gallagher
# Rory Gallagher

Fancy owning a piece of rock n' roll history AND helping save lives at sea?

May 31st 2014, 9:00 AM 5,170 Views 2 Comments

Alright, that’s a slightly loaded headline… One of Rory Gallagher’s amps is for sale, though – and it’s for a very good cause.

Man airlifted from yacht following coast guard rescue
# RNLI
# RNLI

Man airlifted from yacht following coast guard rescue

Mar 25th 2013, 8:06 AM 8,259 Views 25 Comments

Mine Head coast guard received a call from the lone sailor at approximately 3.30am. The Ballycotton RNLI lifeboat was tasked with the rescue.

Swimmers brave the sea to raise money for Ballycotton Lifeboat
# Brrrr
# Brrrr

Swimmers brave the sea to raise money for Ballycotton Lifeboat

Dec 26th 2012, 3:14 PM 5,594 Views 4 Comments

Up to 20 brave swimmers took to the water to raise funds for the volunteer-run lifeboat service.

Irish boat detained by Naval Service over fishing rules
# At Sea
# At Sea

Irish boat detained by Naval Service over fishing rules

Aug 23rd 2012, 10:41 AM 4,040 Views 12 Comments

The boat was stopped at around 2.30am this morning off the Cork coast.

Naval Service detain Irish fishing boat
# Fishing
# Fishing

Naval Service detain Irish fishing boat

Aug 8th 2012, 10:22 AM 4,122 Views 13 Comments

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

Five people rescued by lifeboat off Cork coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

Five people rescued by lifeboat off Cork coast

Jul 1st 2012, 8:39 PM 7,346 Views 12 Comments

Five anglers were aboard the vessel which experienced mechanical difficulties and needed assistance.

Three lifeboat operations see 20 people rescued over weekend
# RNLI
# RNLI

Three lifeboat operations see 20 people rescued over weekend

Jun 4th 2012, 11:04 AM 3,988 Views 12 Comments

It was a busy weekend at sea for the RNLI and Irish Coast Guard.

Lifeboat called after vessel gets into difficulty off southeast Cork
# Cork
# Cork

Lifeboat called after vessel gets into difficulty off southeast Cork

Jun 3rd 2012, 4:42 PM 3,067 Views 17 Comments

The Ballycotton RNLI lifeboat was called after a vessel carrying four people began to take in water off the southeast coast of Cork.

Inquest opens into death of Cork father who killed daughters
# Cork
# Cork

Inquest opens into death of Cork father who killed daughters

Jul 26th 2011, 10:16 PM 3,724 Views 8 Comments

The man’s widow and bereaved mother of the two girls has said that spouses and partners should be involved in the treatment of those suffering from mental illness.

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Nov 19th 2010, 4:18 PM 746 Views 0 Comments

Some of the week’s biggest stories in pictures.

Ballycotton deaths dad won't be buried with his daughters
# Ballycotton
# Ballycotton

Ballycotton deaths dad won't be buried with his daughters

Nov 19th 2010, 10:06 AM 3,102 Views 0 Comments

Zoe and Ella Butler to be laid to rest today – their father John is due to be cremated after his funeral tomorrow.

Bodies of two girls found after father dies in Cork crash
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Bodies of two girls found after father dies in Cork crash

Nov 16th 2010, 6:17 PM 1,860 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí investigate triple tragedy in an East Cork village, as the two daughters of a car crash victim are found dead at home.