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#Castletownbere

# castletownbere - Friday 10 September, 2021

Survivors' groups call for change after suspended sentence in Cork domestic assault case
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Survivors' groups call for change after suspended sentence in Cork domestic assault case

Sep 10th 2021, 3:49 PM 23,982 Views 0 Comments

A convicted murderer was given an 18-month suspended sentence yesterday after pleading guilty to assaulting his wife.

# castletownbere - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Convicted murderer avoids jail for three-hour violent attack on wife
# Cork
# Cork

Convicted murderer avoids jail for three-hour violent attack on wife

Sep 9th 2021, 8:51 PM 58,336 Views 0 Comments

Marius Rucinkas had moved to Ireland having served a jail term for murder in Lithuania.

# castletownbere - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Spanish fisherman brought ashore by RNLI after taking ill off Cork coast
# Cork
# Cork

Spanish fisherman brought ashore by RNLI after taking ill off Cork coast

Feb 11th 2021, 12:26 PM 14,358 Views 10 Comments

The man was transported to hospital in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# castletownbere - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Naval Service detains French boat off Mizen Head
# LE George Bernard Shaw
# LE George Bernard Shaw

Naval Service detains French boat off Mizen Head

Apr 26th 2020, 4:14 PM 44,158 Views 27 Comments

LÉ George Bernard Shaw detained the boat 180 nautical miles west of Mizen Head.

# castletownbere - Monday 20 April, 2020

Dingle protesters stop Spanish trawler from landing at harbour, citing Covid-19 fears
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Dingle protesters stop Spanish trawler from landing at harbour, citing Covid-19 fears

Apr 20th 2020, 3:24 PM 31,407 Views 35 Comments

The Spanish-owned boat arrived instead at Castletownbere this morning.

# castletownbere - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Portuguese fishing vessel detained off Cork coast for alleged breach of fishing regulations
# LE SAMUEL BECKETT
# LE SAMUEL BECKETT

Portuguese fishing vessel detained off Cork coast for alleged breach of fishing regulations

Aug 22nd 2019, 7:09 PM 13,597 Views 30 Comments

This is the eighth vessel detained by the Naval Service so far in 2019 and the second detention this week.

# castletownbere - Friday 17 May, 2019

Tourist 'safe and well' following major rescue operation in West Cork
# Beara Peninsula
# Beara Peninsula

Tourist 'safe and well' following major rescue operation in West Cork

May 17th 2019, 7:48 PM 37,621 Views 20 Comments

A Coastguard helicopter, a Navy vessel and two rescue boats took part in the operation.

# castletownbere - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Gardaí investigating after human remains found by fishing vessel off Irish coast
# Castletownbere
# Castletownbere

Gardaí investigating after human remains found by fishing vessel off Irish coast

Jan 22nd 2019, 5:20 PM 62,283 Views 6 Comments

The discovery was made 180 nautical miles from Castletownbere, Co Cork.

# castletownbere - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

'His life was saved by a rat': The incredible stories behind MacCarthy’s Bar in Castletownbere
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'His life was saved by a rat': The incredible stories behind MacCarthy’s Bar in Castletownbere

May 30th 2018, 4:16 PM 5,861 Views 1 Comment

What do pugs, a samurai sword, and a Buddhist centre have in common? We’ll give you one guess.

# castletownbere - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

'Grave concerns': Two thirds of Cork seaside town’s sewage pumped directly into local harbour
# Castletownbere
# Castletownbere

'Grave concerns': Two thirds of Cork seaside town’s sewage pumped directly into local harbour

May 2nd 2018, 7:09 AM 15,564 Views 24 Comments

Irish Water received fines totalling €9,000 and was ordered to pay costs in three prosecutions by the Environmental Protection Agency.

# castletownbere - Saturday 12 August, 2017

A new documentary will feature RNLI lifeboats in Ireland - who launched 1,116 times last year
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

A new documentary will feature RNLI lifeboats in Ireland - who launched 1,116 times last year

Aug 12th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,616 Views 6 Comments

Saving Lives at Sea airs at 8pm next Wednesday on BBC Two.

# castletownbere - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Man rescued from cliff ledge after falling into the sea
# Castletownbere
# Castletownbere

Man rescued from cliff ledge after falling into the sea

Nov 13th 2016, 1:45 PM 17,437 Views 8 Comments

The man managed to get himself back onto rocks.

# castletownbere - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

British adventurer’s boat abandoned during hurricane in the Atlantic is rescued off Cork
# Happy Socks Is Safe
# Happy Socks Is Safe

British adventurer’s boat abandoned during hurricane in the Atlantic is rescued off Cork

Jan 6th 2016, 2:05 PM 15,333 Views 18 Comments

Sarah Outen had to leave the rowing boat at sea during a hurricane off the coast of Portugal.

# castletownbere - Friday 1 August, 2014

Bantry to take over after Berehaven Credit Union liquidated
# Moving Money
# Moving Money

Bantry to take over after Berehaven Credit Union liquidated

Aug 1st 2014, 2:04 PM 6,611 Views 1 Comment

The news will be welcomed by locals in the Castletownbere area.

# castletownbere - Friday 18 April, 2014

Navy detains Spanish fishing boat off the coast of Mizen Head
# Fishing Rules
# Fishing Rules

Navy detains Spanish fishing boat off the coast of Mizen Head

Apr 18th 2014, 6:45 PM 12,410 Views 27 Comments

The boat was stopped for alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

# castletownbere - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Search for missing man in Cork stood down due to bad weather
# Sheep's Head
# Sheep's Head

Search for missing man in Cork stood down due to bad weather

Feb 11th 2014, 5:19 PM 6,896 Views 1 Comment

The Coast Guard said the weather means the search can’t continue tomorrow.

# castletownbere - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Cork: Man dies after car hits wall in early morning crash
# Roads
# Roads

Cork: Man dies after car hits wall in early morning crash

Sep 8th 2013, 7:20 AM 11,209 Views 8 Comments

The man in his 40s was the sole occupant of the car which crashed in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# castletownbere - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

British fishing boat detained off Mizen Head for breaking fishing rules
# Castletownbere
# Castletownbere

British fishing boat detained off Mizen Head for breaking fishing rules

Aug 21st 2013, 5:05 PM 9,447 Views 59 Comments

The boat is being escorted to Castletownbere.

# castletownbere - Monday 22 July, 2013

Man in his 20s drowns in Castletownbere
# Beara Peninsula
# Beara Peninsula

Man in his 20s drowns in Castletownbere

Jul 22nd 2013, 4:50 PM 16,726 Views 14 Comments

It is believed the man may have lost his life in tragic circumstances.

# castletownbere - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Two elderly sailors rescued after five 'very difficult days at sea'
# Rescue
# Rescue

Two elderly sailors rescued after five 'very difficult days at sea'

May 23rd 2013, 8:03 AM 9,915 Views 37 Comments

They were en route to the Hebrides when heavy seas and winds of up to 150 miles per hour damaged their yacht.

# castletownbere - Sunday 19 May, 2013

New Castletownbere lifeboat station will speed up rescues
# Rescues
# Rescues

New Castletownbere lifeboat station will speed up rescues

May 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,023 Views 4 Comments

The station and pontoon will see six minutes shaved off the time taken to leave for rescues.

# castletownbere - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

French fishing vessel detained off Kerry coast
# Detained
# Detained

French fishing vessel detained off Kerry coast

Apr 3rd 2013, 5:16 PM 7,421 Views 23 Comments

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.

# castletownbere - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Naval Service detain Spanish fishing vessel off Cork coast
# Naval Service
# Naval Service

Naval Service detain Spanish fishing vessel off Cork coast

Dec 5th 2012, 8:15 PM 2,894 Views 8 Comments

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

# castletownbere - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Naval Service detain fishing vessel off Cork coast
# Naval Service
# Naval Service

Naval Service detain fishing vessel off Cork coast

Dec 2nd 2012, 6:28 PM 9,230 Views 17 Comments

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

# castletownbere - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Eleven rescued as fishing vessel grounded off Cork coast
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Eleven rescued as fishing vessel grounded off Cork coast

Oct 27th 2012, 10:50 AM 6,606 Views 8 Comments

The trawler lies in a dramatic position at the entrance to Castletownbere harbour.

# castletownbere - Monday 24 September, 2012

Man gets 28 years for cocaine plot foiled by Irish authorities
# Dances With Waves
# Dances With Waves

Man gets 28 years for cocaine plot foiled by Irish authorities

Sep 24th 2012, 4:18 PM 8,163 Views 23 Comments

John Alan Brooks was today sentenced at a court in England for his involvement in a plot to smuggle 1.5 tonnes of cocaine.

# castletownbere - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Potentially dangerous chemicals from stricken German ship head for Cork coast
# Cork
# Cork

Potentially dangerous chemicals from stricken German ship head for Cork coast

Sep 15th 2012, 2:19 PM 8,338 Views 11 Comments

The containers are from the MSC Flaminia, which caught fire in the mid Atlantic in July.

# castletownbere - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

French fishing boat detained by naval service
# At Sea
# At Sea

French fishing boat detained by naval service

Sep 12th 2012, 1:37 PM 5,237 Views 18 Comments

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

# castletownbere - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Irish waters claim fifth victim after teacher drowns off Cork
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Irish waters claim fifth victim after teacher drowns off Cork

Aug 18th 2012, 10:11 AM 10,456 Views 16 Comments

The body of a retired schoolteacher was recovered off Co Cork yesterday after his boat capsized near Castletownbere.

# castletownbere - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Man's body recovered from sea off Cork coast
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Man's body recovered from sea off Cork coast

Aug 14th 2012, 7:26 AM 4,064 Views 2 Comments

It was a busy night for Ireland’s Coast Guard units with two separate search operations mounted last night.

# castletownbere - Monday 30 July, 2012

Naval service detain Irish fishing boat
# Fishing
# Fishing

Naval service detain Irish fishing boat

Jul 30th 2012, 4:32 PM 4,929 Views 4 Comments

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

# castletownbere - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Naval service detains Spanish fishing boat
# Detained
# Detained

Naval service detains Spanish fishing boat

Jul 3rd 2012, 6:56 PM 4,736 Views 26 Comments

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

# castletownbere - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Irish Naval Service detains British fishing vessel
# Naval Service
# Naval Service

Irish Naval Service detains British fishing vessel

Apr 10th 2012, 5:08 PM 4,955 Views 35 Comments

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

# castletownbere - Friday 13 January, 2012

Fishing vessel detained by Naval Service
# Fishing
# Fishing

Fishing vessel detained by Naval Service

Jan 13th 2012, 12:51 PM 2,344 Views 26 Comments

The British registered boat allegedly breached fishing regulations.

# castletownbere - Monday 29 August, 2011

Eight-year-old boy dies after fall from bicycle in west Cork
# Tragic
# Tragic

Eight-year-old boy dies after fall from bicycle in west Cork

Aug 29th 2011, 3:45 PM 2,123 Views 15 Comments

Roan Harrington died in tragic accident on road just outside his home.

# castletownbere - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Body found in search for fisherman missing from Cork trawler
# Missing
# Missing

Body found in search for fisherman missing from Cork trawler

Apr 26th 2011, 2:43 PM 763 Views 0 Comments

A body is found by diving crews searching for a fisherman who went missing when his trawler stopped overnight in Cork.