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# dursey island

Last week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
# dursey island
13 crew members rescued after fishing vessel runs aground off the coast in west Cork
Nine were airlifted to safety while the other four remained to assist in freeing the boat from the rocks.
Last year
# West Cork
Calls for Dursey Island cable car works to be sped up amid fears cattle could starve over winter
There are fears that the island will be abandoned for the first time in 420 years.
# Cork
Temporary ferry service to be provided while Dursey Island cable car is being upgraded
The Government will fund the ferry service, while Cork County Council will handle the procurement process.
# dursey island
Dursey Island cable car upgrade subject to judicial review following objections
The cable car is also set to close until November for essential maintenance following Storm Barra.
All time
# Cork
Green light given for 'world class' Dursey Island cable car system and visitor centre
The planning application was first lodged with An Bord Pleanála more than two years ago.
# beara peninsula
Tourist 'safe and well' following major rescue operation in West Cork
A Coastguard helicopter, a Navy vessel and two rescue boats took part in the operation.
# dursey island
West Cork islanders left stranded for two days after cable car service was suspended
Cork County Council has apologised to the islanders for “any inconvenience caused”.
# dursey island
Two men rescued after fishing vessel sinks off West Cork island
The operation was concluded successfully this evening.
# icy waters
Two fishermen rescued after their boat sinks off the Cork coast
The rescue happened about 10 miles of Dursey Island.
# a to b
5 unusual ways to reach very special Irish places
There are some places where getting from A to B takes a little effort – but it’s so worth it.