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# boats - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Penalty points for fishermen could be rolled out to encourage 'good behaviour' and avoid fines
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

Penalty points for fishermen could be rolled out to encourage 'good behaviour' and avoid fines

Jul 4th 2019, 5:49 PM 8,756 Views 15 Comments

The EU Commission has suspended more than €6 million in funding as a result of Ireland’s failure to establish a points system.

# boats - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Dublin man attempting to sail around the world alone with no modern technology
# Ultimate Challenge
# Ultimate Challenge

Dublin man attempting to sail around the world alone with no modern technology

Feb 4th 2018, 9:30 AM 24,730 Views 32 Comments

Gregor McGuckin will take part in the Golden Globe Race in July.

# boats - Friday 28 July, 2017

Man stranded for 12 hours on a boat because he 'didn't want to put anyone out'
# Lough Derg
# Lough Derg

Man stranded for 12 hours on a boat because he 'didn't want to put anyone out'

Jul 28th 2017, 4:50 PM 51,470 Views 13 Comments

The man spent the night alone on his craft on Lough Derg after it went aground having slipped its moorings.

# boats - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Irish engineers are at the heart of a shipbuilding revolution
# Fibreship
# Fibreship

Irish engineers are at the heart of a shipbuilding revolution

Jul 22nd 2017, 7:40 AM 15,447 Views 7 Comments

A new project will see the construction of vessels more than 50 metres in length using fibre materials.

# boats - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning
# Swimming
# Swimming

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 6,246 Views 5 Comments

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

# boats - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Ten US sailors detained after their boats drifted into Iranian waters
# Farsi Island
# Farsi Island

Ten US sailors detained after their boats drifted into Iranian waters

Jan 12th 2016, 10:24 PM 21,560 Views 66 Comments

Tehran said the crew and vessels will be returned safely and promptly.

# boats - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Gardaí are trying to find owners for 10 boats and a caravan
# Lost And Found
# Lost And Found

Gardaí are trying to find owners for 10 boats and a caravan

Jul 7th 2015, 1:44 PM 22,309 Views 24 Comments

Gardaí have seized a lot of equipment.

# boats - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Australian Prime Minister tells EU to 'stop the boats' as hundreds more migrants die
# Drownings
# Drownings

Australian Prime Minister tells EU to 'stop the boats' as hundreds more migrants die

Apr 21st 2015, 8:26 PM 15,240 Views 127 Comments

Not everyone is happy about Tony Abbott’s comments.

# boats - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Up to 400 feared dead after boat capsizes in Mediterranean
# Migrants
# Migrants

Up to 400 feared dead after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Apr 15th 2015, 8:28 AM 10,604 Views 29 Comments

Tension is currently mounting in Italy over a recent influx of migrants.

# boats - Saturday 13 December, 2014

This $150 million behemoth is the Rolls-Royce of superyachts
# Yacht The Hell
# Yacht The Hell

This $150 million behemoth is the Rolls-Royce of superyachts

Dec 13th 2014, 5:30 PM 16,433 Views 19 Comments

It has a helipad. For your helicopter, of course.

# boats - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Ireland is allowing unmarked fuel to be used in private boats, so Europe is taking us to court
# See You In Court
# See You In Court

Ireland is allowing unmarked fuel to be used in private boats, so Europe is taking us to court

Nov 27th 2014, 6:30 AM 13,537 Views 35 Comments

The European Commission asked Ireland to change legislation, and they haven’t.

# boats - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Why stay in a hotel when you can rent a boat?
# Airbnb
# Airbnb

Why stay in a hotel when you can rent a boat?

Nov 15th 2014, 10:15 AM 12,002 Views 12 Comments

Take a look around some of the boats on offer on Airbnb.

# boats - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Ahoy! One of the world's largest tall ships arrives in Dublin
# De Elcano
# De Elcano

Ahoy! One of the world's largest tall ships arrives in Dublin

Jun 7th 2014, 4:22 PM 18,665 Views 20 Comments

The Juan Sebastián de Elcano, the third-largest tall ship in the world, is staying over for five days.

# boats - Monday 12 May, 2014

Massive cruise ship plays the opening notes of Seven Nation Army with its horns
# Seven Nation Army
From The Daily Edge
# Seven Nation Army

Massive cruise ship plays the opening notes of Seven Nation Army with its horns

May 12th 2014, 8:01 AM 2,990 Views 0 Comments

Dunnnn dundundundun dunnnn dunnn….

# boats - Monday 14 October, 2013

Italy mounts large-scale patrol of migrant boats after deaths
# Immigrants
# Immigrants

Italy mounts large-scale patrol of migrant boats after deaths

Oct 14th 2013, 10:12 AM 2,796 Views 11 Comments

Italy has appealed for more help from other European countries to deal with the sharp increase in refugee arrivals.

# boats - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Warning over "life-endangering" homemade boats
# Steady As She Goes
# Steady As She Goes

Warning over "life-endangering" homemade boats

Aug 15th 2013, 6:45 AM 11,288 Views 36 Comments

Several of the jury-rigged craft have been spotted along the Irish coast in recent days.

# boats - Friday 19 July, 2013

Two hour search for swimmer in Wexford proves to be a false alarm
# Rescue
# Rescue

Two hour search for swimmer in Wexford proves to be a false alarm

Jul 19th 2013, 7:21 PM 11,378 Views 14 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard and the RNLI began a search after someone on Curracloe Beach spotted a swimmer in difficulty just after 5pm.

# boats - Monday 22 April, 2013

Five rescued in consecutive call-outs on Lough Derg over weekend
# Rescue
# Rescue

Five rescued in consecutive call-outs on Lough Derg over weekend

Apr 22nd 2013, 8:43 AM 9,426 Views 5 Comments

One incident involved a cruiser with a failed engine and the RNLI crew also assisted two people who abandoned ship after it began to sink.

# boats - Monday 24 December, 2012

Dun Laoghaire RNLI remembers volunteers lost at sea
# Remember
# Remember

Dun Laoghaire RNLI remembers volunteers lost at sea

Dec 24th 2012, 11:52 AM 3,750 Views 5 Comments

The ceremony is to remember the 15 volunteers who died at sea on Christmas Eve 1895 and all those who lost their lives around Irish coasts.

# boats - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Hardy Bucks' alternative Olympic commentary goes very, very viral
# Boats
From The Daily Edge
# Boats

Hardy Bucks' alternative Olympic commentary goes very, very viral

Aug 7th 2012, 10:03 AM 19,245 Views 23 Comments

Know nothing about sailing? Neither does Francis ‘The Viper’ Higgins.

# boats - Monday 6 August, 2012

Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study
# Save Yourself
# Save Yourself

Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study

Aug 6th 2012, 5:00 PM 8,756 Views 17 Comments

A study into shipwrecks over the years shows that when it comes to survival it is every man for himself.

# boats - Monday 2 July, 2012

Fáilte Ireland: Get out of bed and welcome Volvo Ocean Race
# Volvo Ocean Race
# Volvo Ocean Race

Fáilte Ireland: Get out of bed and welcome Volvo Ocean Race

Jul 2nd 2012, 10:17 AM 6,149 Views 12 Comments

Kerryman Damian Foxall is the watch leader on French entry Groupama, and says that “anything but overall victory” would be a disaster for them.

# boats - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Calls for immediate release of detained Gaza activists
# Gaza
# Gaza

Calls for immediate release of detained Gaza activists

Nov 6th 2011, 12:11 PM 812 Views 71 Comments

Fourteen Irish nationals are in Israeli custody after refusing to sign deportation papers.