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#Costa Concordia

# costa-concordia - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Ten years on, survivors recount haunting memories of Italy cruise ship disaster
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Ten years on, survivors recount haunting memories of Italy cruise ship disaster

Jan 13th 2022, 3:12 PM 18,709 Views 8 Comments

A memorial service was held on Giglio today to mark 10 years since the disaster.

# costa-concordia - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Costa Concordia captain says others are to blame for ship crash which killed 32
# Francesco Schettino
# Francesco Schettino

Costa Concordia captain says others are to blame for ship crash which killed 32

Apr 28th 2016, 3:57 PM 17,758 Views 27 Comments

The prosecution is simultaneously appealing last year’s sentence, maintaining that Schettino should have been given 26 years.

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Mar 31st 2015, 12:56 PM 8,185 Views 1 Comment

All of the news, none of the waiting.

Costa Concordia cruise ship may have been used to smuggle cocaine
# Mafia
# Mafia

Costa Concordia cruise ship may have been used to smuggle cocaine

Mar 31st 2015, 8:45 AM 28,473 Views 17 Comments

The drugs are reported to belong to the mafia.

# costa-concordia - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years for manslaughter
# Schettino
# Schettino

Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years for manslaughter

Feb 11th 2015, 7:52 PM 13,256 Views 23 Comments

Prosecutors had branded him a ‘reckless idiot’.

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Costa Concordia captain denies trying to impress Moldovan dancer with island sail-by
# Captain Coward
# Captain Coward

Costa Concordia captain denies trying to impress Moldovan dancer with island sail-by

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:35 PM 27,985 Views 22 Comments

Francesco Schettino says he was “trying to catch three pigeons with one bean.”

# costa-concordia - Monday 3 November, 2014

Body found on Costa Concordia believed to be last missing crewman
# Wreck
# Wreck

Body found on Costa Concordia believed to be last missing crewman

Nov 3rd 2014, 3:41 PM 15,508 Views 2 Comments

Workers dismantling the ship made the grim discovery earlier today.

# costa-concordia - Monday 28 July, 2014

Man who honeymooned aboard Costa Concordia is helping to dismantle the ship
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Man who honeymooned aboard Costa Concordia is helping to dismantle the ship

Jul 28th 2014, 3:30 PM 12,845 Views 8 Comments

“I’ll do what I have to do. But I won’t be able to stop thinking about the cabin where we spent the best week of our lives.”

# costa-concordia - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Costa Concordia finally begins its journey to the scrapyard
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia finally begins its journey to the scrapyard

Jul 23rd 2014, 5:22 PM 8,776 Views 8 Comments

“Today, Giglio is once again ours,” said locals relieved to see the stricken cruise liner start its final voyage.

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

It'll take four days to tug the Costa Concordia to its final destination
# Giglio
# Giglio

It'll take four days to tug the Costa Concordia to its final destination

Jul 22nd 2014, 8:52 AM 12,922 Views 11 Comments

Genoa is 340km away.

# costa-concordia - Monday 14 July, 2014

Crews begin to re-float sunken Costa Concordia
# Cruise Liner
# Cruise Liner

Crews begin to re-float sunken Costa Concordia

Jul 14th 2014, 7:04 AM 8,672 Views 11 Comments

32 people died when the cruise liner sank two years ago.

# costa-concordia - Friday 4 July, 2014

Watch: This is what it's like to swim around the sunken Costa Concordia
# Under The Sea
# Under The Sea

Watch: This is what it's like to swim around the sunken Costa Concordia

Jul 4th 2014, 3:30 PM 16,200 Views 2 Comments

Police divers have released video of the vessel which sank two-and-a-half years ago.

# costa-concordia - Monday 11 November, 2013

Dublin man among four arrested on suspicion of stealing from Costa Concordia
# Italy
# Italy

Dublin man among four arrested on suspicion of stealing from Costa Concordia

Nov 11th 2013, 9:54 PM 36,990 Views 0 Comments

Police say the men were seen on the ship with a Costa Concordia rucksack, and are suspected of trying to take items as souvenirs.

# costa-concordia - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Wednesday

Sep 25th 2013, 11:33 PM 13,024 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about a violent assault in Galway, jobs at Twitter and house repossessions.

Search begins for bodies still aboard the Costa Concordia
# Italy
# Italy

Search begins for bodies still aboard the Costa Concordia

Sep 25th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,970 Views 12 Comments

Two bodies are still missing, 20 months after the cruise ship hit the rocks off the coast of Tuscany.

# costa-concordia - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Ryanair, female bishops and obese kids: The week in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Ryanair, female bishops and obese kids: The week in numbers

Sep 21st 2013, 7:30 PM 5,973 Views 3 Comments

Plus: how much money is the Government hoping to get from the sale of Bord Gais Energy?

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

VIDEO: Watch the Costa Concordia being pulled upright
# Italy
# Italy

VIDEO: Watch the Costa Concordia being pulled upright

Sep 17th 2013, 9:26 AM 16,583 Views 19 Comments

The cruise ship was pulled upright during a 19-hour operation.

'A perfect operation': Costa Concordia pulled upright off Italian coast overnight [PICS]
# Shipwreck
# Shipwreck

'A perfect operation': Costa Concordia pulled upright off Italian coast overnight [PICS]

Sep 17th 2013, 7:18 AM 14,138 Views 20 Comments

“A perfect operation, I must say,” said one of the engineers after the cruise ship – on its side since January 2012 – was pulled upright overnight.

# costa-concordia - Monday 16 September, 2013

Storm delays huge operation to raise Costa Concordia
# Shipwreck
# Shipwreck

Storm delays huge operation to raise Costa Concordia

Sep 16th 2013, 8:39 AM 6,944 Views 5 Comments

Italian engineers are expected to begin the operation this morning with flotation tanks to be attached to the underwater side of the vessel.

# costa-concordia - Friday 16 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 16th 2013, 9:01 PM 7,795 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s talking about poor hygiene in hospitals, home births and students cheating in the Leaving Cert.

Italy cruise ship wreck to be raised in September
# Shipwreck
# Shipwreck

Italy cruise ship wreck to be raised in September

Aug 16th 2013, 2:07 PM 11,324 Views 16 Comments

The salvage has been delayed for almost a year because of technical difficulties.

# costa-concordia - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Italian court jails five over Costa Concordia ship disaster
# Shipwreck
# Shipwreck

Italian court jails five over Costa Concordia ship disaster

Jul 20th 2013, 8:12 PM 14,691 Views 31 Comments

The longest sentence went to the crisis coordinator who was sentenced to two years and 10 months in jail.

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

"Most hated man in Italy" goes on trial over Costa Concordia sinking
# Captain
# Captain

"Most hated man in Italy" goes on trial over Costa Concordia sinking

Jul 9th 2013, 11:36 AM 8,628 Views 21 Comments

The opening day of the trial was cut short after just a few minutes because of a national lawyers’ strike.

# costa-concordia - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Captain of Costa Concordia to face trial for manslaughter of 32 people
# Italy
# Italy

Captain of Costa Concordia to face trial for manslaughter of 32 people

May 22nd 2013, 4:41 PM 5,469 Views 17 Comments

Francesco Schettino faces 20 years if convicted.

# costa-concordia - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Here's how the Costa Concordia wreck is being removed
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Here's how the Costa Concordia wreck is being removed

Mar 3rd 2013, 11:00 AM 20,754 Views 14 Comments

Workers have to undergo a four-day mountain climbing course before starting the job to equip themselves for the dangerous conditions.

# costa-concordia - Saturday 12 January, 2013

PHOTOS: One year later, Costa Concordia still not removed from scene of disaster
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

PHOTOS: One year later, Costa Concordia still not removed from scene of disaster

Jan 12th 2013, 3:23 PM 20,121 Views 26 Comments

Officials have promised that the ship, which is twice the size of the Titanic, will be removed by September.

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Costa Concordia: Former captain faces survivors at pre-trial
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia: Former captain faces survivors at pre-trial

Oct 16th 2012, 8:59 AM 4,587 Views 11 Comments

Dozens of survivors are suing ship owner Costa Crociere and its US parent company Carnival Corporation for hundreds of millions of dollars.

# costa-concordia - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Costa Concordia hearing delayed until October
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia hearing delayed until October

Jul 21st 2012, 10:28 AM 2,024 Views 0 Comments

However, no trial is expected until the beginning of next year at the earliest.

# costa-concordia - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Costa Concordia captain 'sorry' over disaster
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia captain 'sorry' over disaster

Jul 11th 2012, 9:47 AM 3,731 Views 20 Comments

Speaking on Italian TV, Francesco Schettino says he was sorry that 32 people died when his ship ran aground in January – but also blamed “destiny” for the tragedy.

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Costa Concordia 'sailed with watertight doors open and unapproved maps'
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia 'sailed with watertight doors open and unapproved maps'

Jul 3rd 2012, 2:58 PM 7,308 Views 8 Comments

Cruise ship struck rocks of the Tuscan coast in January and capsized, killing 32 people.

# costa-concordia - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Who gets to keep goods salvaged from ships - and at what risk?
# Shipping
# Shipping

Who gets to keep goods salvaged from ships - and at what risk?

Apr 1st 2012, 10:00 AM 20,898 Views 6 Comments

In the wake of the Rena and Concordia disasters, TheJournal.ie takes a look into ship salvaging and the ownership of ‘lost’ cargo.

# costa-concordia - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Captain of Costa Concordia 'wasn't wearing his glasses'
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Captain of Costa Concordia 'wasn't wearing his glasses'

Mar 4th 2012, 3:43 PM 5,992 Views 30 Comments

Francesco Schettino also ordered officers to lie to coastguards after the accident, an inquiry has been told.

# costa-concordia - Friday 2 March, 2012

In pictures: Passengers finally escape crippled Costa Allegra
# Cruise Ship Fire
# Cruise Ship Fire

In pictures: Passengers finally escape crippled Costa Allegra

Mar 2nd 2012, 11:02 AM 3,025 Views 6 Comments

So, er, where’s my suitcase?

# costa-concordia - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Bread and torches being delivered to Costa Allegra by helicopter
# Costa Allegra
# Costa Allegra

Bread and torches being delivered to Costa Allegra by helicopter

Feb 29th 2012, 4:00 PM 2,676 Views 3 Comments

Video: One woman explains how her family became caught up in both the Costa Concordia and the Allegra disasters.

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

French fishing vessel towing Costa Allegra to Seychelles island
# Costa Allegra
# Costa Allegra

French fishing vessel towing Costa Allegra to Seychelles island

Feb 28th 2012, 10:30 AM 1,998 Views 5 Comments

The cruise ship was left stranded in the Indian Ocean after a fire broke out in the generator room, cutting power to the Allegra.

# costa-concordia - Monday 27 February, 2012

Costa cruise ship adrift off the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean
# Costa Allegra
# Costa Allegra

Costa cruise ship adrift off the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean

Feb 27th 2012, 4:57 PM 7,236 Views 22 Comments

The ship is part of the same fleet as the Costa Concordia which ran aground off the coast of Italy in January.

# costa-concordia - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Child’s body recovered from Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Child’s body recovered from Costa Concordia

Feb 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 8,761 Views 10 Comments

Eight more bodies have been found on the stricken liner, but authorities were unable to recover them all due to worsening weather.

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