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# fishing - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Poll: Should Northern Ireland boats be allowed to fish off the Republic of Ireland's coasts?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Northern Ireland boats be allowed to fish off the Republic of Ireland's coasts?

Mar 11th 2017, 10:32 AM 23,320 Views 90 Comments

The Government is planning to allow boats from Northern Ireland to fish very close to Irish shores.

# fishing - Monday 6 February, 2017

The first salmon to be caught this year in Ireland was nabbed in Fermoy
# Deadly Catch
# Deadly Catch

The first salmon to be caught this year in Ireland was nabbed in Fermoy

Feb 6th 2017, 2:20 PM 18,603 Views 23 Comments

The 7lb fish was caught in the River Blackwater last Wednesday.

# fishing - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Man left in freezing shark infested water for six hours after being dragged out of boat by fish
# Australia
# Australia

Man left in freezing shark infested water for six hours after being dragged out of boat by fish

Jan 7th 2017, 5:00 PM 45,437 Views 38 Comments

“He was just one tiny little head bobbing in the ocean”.

# fishing - Friday 23 December, 2016

Nothing fishy here: 500 children from across Dublin have been taught how to fish
# City Anglers
# City Anglers

Nothing fishy here: 500 children from across Dublin have been taught how to fish

Dec 23rd 2016, 6:44 PM 14,393 Views 23 Comments

Children from Darndale, Jobstown, Mulhuddart, Whitechurch and a number of inner city youth projects took part in the initiative.

# fishing - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Filmmaker Risteard Ó Domhnaill: 'It's time for us to take ownership of our natural resources'
# Column
# Column

Filmmaker Risteard Ó Domhnaill: 'It's time for us to take ownership of our natural resources'

Dec 8th 2016, 1:00 PM 206 Views 23 Comments

How many of us really know what is going on in our coastal communities, asks director of The Pipe, Risteard Ó Domhnaill.

# fishing - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Coast Guard chopper and multiple lifeboats in search for missing fisherman
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Coast Guard chopper and multiple lifeboats in search for missing fisherman

Nov 16th 2016, 2:09 PM 12,381 Views 2 Comments

Rescue services and local boats have been out since 9.30 this morning searching for the man.

# fishing - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Three people rescued from sinking fishing trawler 20 miles off Cork coast
# RNLI Lifeboat
# RNLI Lifeboat

Three people rescued from sinking fishing trawler 20 miles off Cork coast

Sep 27th 2016, 9:15 AM 20,107 Views 17 Comments

The boat had been taking on water rapidly by the time rescue arrived.

# fishing - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths
# Irish Coast
# Irish Coast

Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths

Sep 17th 2016, 3:08 PM 14,312 Views 37 Comments

Irish MEP Seán Kelly said people who break rules should be “dealt with”.

# fishing - Friday 16 September, 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio wants you to spy on fishermen
# Rat Them Trout
# Rat Them Trout

Leonardo DiCaprio wants you to spy on fishermen

Sep 16th 2016, 6:02 AM 22,333 Views 36 Comments

“It gives the public an opportunity to see what is happening, even out in the middle of the ocean.”

# fishing - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

An American fisherman caught this rare bright blue lobster
# Shell Shocking
# Shell Shocking

An American fisherman caught this rare bright blue lobster

Aug 10th 2016, 9:48 PM 60,758 Views 45 Comments

The oft-cited odds of catching one are one in two million.

# fishing - Monday 4 July, 2016

MEP calls for "effective" ban on super trawlers in Irish waters
# Fishing
# Fishing

MEP calls for "effective" ban on super trawlers in Irish waters

Jul 4th 2016, 7:15 AM 19,149 Views 42 Comments

Líadh Ní Riada said that the trawlers were not being inspected properly.

# fishing - Sunday 22 May, 2016

This Irish documentary about fishing and oil is making people angry
# Atlantic
# Atlantic

This Irish documentary about fishing and oil is making people angry

May 22nd 2016, 8:45 AM 98,239 Views 86 Comments

Risteard O Domhnaill was behind the documentary The Pipe. Now he has returned with an acclaimed documentary voiced by Brendan Gleeson.

# fishing - Monday 28 March, 2016

Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline

Mar 28th 2016, 5:02 PM 13,570 Views 1 Comment

The distress call came in shortly before 8am this morning.

# fishing - Friday 22 January, 2016

This Irish lad caught a wallaby while fishing and was interviewed on the Australian news
# Australia
From The Daily Edge
# Australia

This Irish lad caught a wallaby while fishing and was interviewed on the Australian news

Jan 22nd 2016, 10:00 PM 12,102 Views 2 Comments

Eh, what…?

# fishing - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Brush with death: 'I was fighting for air, spitting out sea water as the waves broke over my head'
# Saved
# Saved

Brush with death: 'I was fighting for air, spitting out sea water as the waves broke over my head'

Nov 7th 2015, 7:30 AM 19,530 Views 4 Comments

Colm Plunkett does not think he would be alive today if he had not been wearing a lifejacket.

# fishing - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Egyptian national charged with immigration offence at Cork harbour
# Union Hall
# Union Hall

Egyptian national charged with immigration offence at Cork harbour

Nov 5th 2015, 8:45 AM 11,196 Views 0 Comments

A search of a fishing boat was carried out this morning.

# fishing - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Exploitation on trawlers: Ministers were aware of illegal worker claims two years ago
# Guardian Investigation
# Guardian Investigation

Exploitation on trawlers: Ministers were aware of illegal worker claims two years ago

Nov 4th 2015, 4:50 PM 12,308 Views 27 Comments

Richard Bruton said he was “aware of the contention” that there were illegal workers in the industry.

# fishing - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Fisherman says the state confiscated his fish, then sold it themselves
# No Codding
# No Codding

Fisherman says the state confiscated his fish, then sold it themselves

Nov 3rd 2015, 6:01 AM 17,091 Views 32 Comments

But SFPA says it is merely observing the law.

# fishing - Monday 2 November, 2015

Major investigation by The Guardian lays bare 'modern slavery' on Irish fishing trawlers
# Trafficked To Ireland
# Trafficked To Ireland

Major investigation by The Guardian lays bare 'modern slavery' on Irish fishing trawlers

Nov 2nd 2015, 10:48 PM 36,586 Views 104 Comments

The year-long investigation says workers are being trafficked to Ireland.

# fishing - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Fisherman says he can't understand Met Éireann forecasters with foreign accents
# Met Éireann
# Met Éireann

Fisherman says he can't understand Met Éireann forecasters with foreign accents

Sep 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 31,260 Views 56 Comments

The fisherman says he is not racist but has real health and safety concerns that weather reports are not being understood by some fishermen.

# fishing - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Fishing boat off Donegal coast nearly hit by submarine
# Close Encounter
# Close Encounter

Fishing boat off Donegal coast nearly hit by submarine

Sep 9th 2015, 4:23 PM 28,031 Views 45 Comments

The incident happened about 14 miles off Tory Island.

# fishing - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Man dies after being swept into sea off Waterford coast
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Man dies after being swept into sea off Waterford coast

Aug 25th 2015, 9:20 PM 37,318 Views 18 Comments

The man was rescued from the water earlier this afternoon.

Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler
# Donegal
# Donegal

Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler

Aug 25th 2015, 10:15 AM 22,334 Views 6 Comments

A second man remains in a critical condition.

# fishing - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

This Sligo shop is proudly selling some very kinky-sounding items
# Plugged In
From The Daily Edge
# Plugged In

This Sligo shop is proudly selling some very kinky-sounding items

Aug 18th 2015, 7:15 PM 6,275 Views 4 Comments

Everything’s coming up Fifty Shades out West.

# fishing - Monday 17 August, 2015

Investigation launched after 600 dead crayfish are found in Cavan
# Plague
# Plague

Investigation launched after 600 dead crayfish are found in Cavan

Aug 17th 2015, 2:15 PM 15,935 Views 8 Comments

The impact of the likely cause could be “severe” and “irreversible”.

# fishing - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Irish Sea rescue after lobster boat carrying three men capsizes
# Airlifted
# Airlifted

Irish Sea rescue after lobster boat carrying three men capsizes

Apr 15th 2015, 5:34 PM 14,282 Views 16 Comments

The men are being treated for hypothermia.

Thieves are fishing keys from homes and sending the stolen cars to Africa
# Operation Waste
# Operation Waste

Thieves are fishing keys from homes and sending the stolen cars to Africa

Apr 15th 2015, 4:33 PM 25,351 Views 43 Comments

They’re taking them through your letterbox, gardaí say.

# fishing - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Freshly-caught fish gets its last revenge on unsuspecting little boy
# Oops Upside Yer Head
From The Daily Edge
# Oops Upside Yer Head

Freshly-caught fish gets its last revenge on unsuspecting little boy

Apr 14th 2015, 7:15 AM 3,876 Views 0 Comments

Fish slap! Baby, fish slap!

# fishing - Friday 3 April, 2015

Pics: Lifeboat volunteers rescue 'tired and stressed' seal trapped in fishing gear
# Tangled
# Tangled

Pics: Lifeboat volunteers rescue 'tired and stressed' seal trapped in fishing gear

Apr 3rd 2015, 9:50 PM 11,153 Views 7 Comments

A good day’s work.

# fishing - Sunday 1 February, 2015

For one last time, you can check out this Irish navy ship that's travelled around the globe
# Out Of Service
# Out Of Service

For one last time, you can check out this Irish navy ship that's travelled around the globe

Feb 1st 2015, 7:30 AM 17,626 Views 34 Comments

LÉ Aoife navy ship, which has been in service for the last 35 years, was decommissioned yesterday.

# fishing - Friday 23 January, 2015

Dramatic video shows fishermen saved moments before their boat sank
# Saved
# Saved

Dramatic video shows fishermen saved moments before their boat sank

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:40 PM 21,498 Views 26 Comments

The Irish vessel went down off the Isle of Lewis.

# fishing - Monday 19 January, 2015

Here's why sea bass might be off the menu at your local restaurant for a while...
# I'll Have The...
# I'll Have The...

Here's why sea bass might be off the menu at your local restaurant for a while...

Jan 19th 2015, 3:51 PM 26,786 Views 27 Comments

The European Union implemented an emergency ban on open trawling of sea bass today.

# fishing - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

A super trawler banned from Australia is back in Irish waters
# Margiris
# Margiris

A super trawler banned from Australia is back in Irish waters

Jan 13th 2015, 6:30 AM 50,360 Views 46 Comments

It has some fishermen concerned.

# fishing - Thursday 1 January, 2015

The day an Irish fishing boat was sunk by a British submarine
# Cold War
# Cold War

The day an Irish fishing boat was sunk by a British submarine

Jan 1st 2015, 7:30 PM 36,043 Views 49 Comments

Newly released documents show the Government had ‘no intention’ to get involved in the crew’s case against the UK.

# fishing - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Like Dublin Bay prawns? Irish fishermen are allowed to catch more of them
# Bigger Boat
# Bigger Boat

Like Dublin Bay prawns? Irish fishermen are allowed to catch more of them

Dec 17th 2014, 9:12 AM 6,836 Views 18 Comments

Ireland convinced the European Commission’s to change their mind on fish quotas.

# fishing - 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 13,479 Views 35 Comments

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

# fishing - Monday 22 September, 2014

Over €35 million worth of property was stolen from Irish homes in the last year
# Burglaries
# Burglaries

Over €35 million worth of property was stolen from Irish homes in the last year

Sep 22nd 2014, 11:13 AM 5,923 Views 22 Comments

That’s according to research carried out by the Garda National Crime Prevention Unit.

# fishing - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Asian Clam invasion prompts Longford angling ban
# The Shellfish Gene
# The Shellfish Gene

Asian Clam invasion prompts Longford angling ban

Sep 11th 2014, 5:29 PM 12,394 Views 15 Comments

“An aggressive alien invasive species.”

# fishing - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Family honour their beloved grandad with a beautiful message in a bottle
# Melvin's Journey
From The Daily Edge
# Melvin's Journey

Family honour their beloved grandad with a beautiful message in a bottle

Aug 28th 2014, 6:00 PM 15,062 Views 10 Comments

They’re hoping everyone who finds it will send it on its journey again. :’(

# fishing - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Massive fish nabs 4ft shark right off fisherman's line
# Shark Bite
From The Daily Edge
# Shark Bite

Massive fish nabs 4ft shark right off fisherman's line

Aug 23rd 2014, 5:02 PM 3,177 Views 1 Comment

Nope nope NOPE.