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#LE Aisling

# le-aisling - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Department twice failed to act on UN letter asking how former naval vessel ended up being used in Libyan Civil War
# LE Aisling
# LE Aisling

Department twice failed to act on UN letter asking how former naval vessel ended up being used in Libyan Civil War

Feb 15th 2020, 7:30 AM 38,302 Views 58 Comments

The LÉ Aisling was sold by the Department of Defence in 2017 for €110,000 to a Dutch company.

# le-aisling - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

No reserve price was set before LÉ Aisling was sold for €110,000
# Irish Navy
# Irish Navy

No reserve price was set before LÉ Aisling was sold for €110,000

May 16th 2017, 2:45 PM 16,860 Views 48 Comments

The ship has since gone up for sale for €683,000 by a private seller.

# le-aisling - Monday 15 May, 2017

'It's embarrassing': LÉ Aisling sold by State for €110k - it's now on the market for nearly €700k
# LE Aisling
# LE Aisling

'It's embarrassing': LÉ Aisling sold by State for €110k - it's now on the market for nearly €700k

May 15th 2017, 2:16 PM 77,987 Views 191 Comments

It’s being sold by the Dutch ship broker who bought it earlier this year.

# le-aisling - Friday 24 February, 2017

After 36 years of service the LÉ Aisling has gone up for sale
# Sale The Seas
# Sale The Seas

After 36 years of service the LÉ Aisling has gone up for sale

Feb 24th 2017, 8:51 PM 24,930 Views 67 Comments

The vessel has a long and distinguished service record.

# le-aisling - Monday 9 June, 2014

Enda Kenny has just ordered a new €54 million boat for the Navy
# We Bought A Boat
# We Bought A Boat

Enda Kenny has just ordered a new €54 million boat for the Navy

Jun 9th 2014, 5:16 PM 19,992 Views 174 Comments

The Taoiseach has made the purchase in his role as Minister for Defence.

# le-aisling - Friday 16 May, 2014

Asbestos found on LÉ Aoife this week should have been removed a decade ago
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Asbestos found on LÉ Aoife this week should have been removed a decade ago

May 16th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,460 Views 27 Comments

The ship was taken out of action for a period this week while items were inspected for asbestos.

# le-aisling - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Navy vessel helps tanker with 15k tonnes of caustic soda after engine failure
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Navy vessel helps tanker with 15k tonnes of caustic soda after engine failure

Jan 14th 2014, 1:20 PM 8,836 Views 45 Comments

The stricken vessel is being towed by LÉ Aisling.

# le-aisling - Monday 8 October, 2012

VIDEO: Here's how the Naval Service boards a suspected drug-smuggling ship
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

VIDEO: Here's how the Naval Service boards a suspected drug-smuggling ship

Oct 8th 2012, 9:52 PM 10,513 Views 29 Comments

The Defence Forces have made this video showing the work of the armed teams who search suspect vessels suspected of smuggling drugs into Ireland.

# le-aisling - Monday 30 July, 2012

Naval service detain Irish fishing boat
# Fishing
# Fishing

Naval service detain Irish fishing boat

Jul 30th 2012, 4:32 PM 4,925 Views 4 Comments

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

# le-aisling - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Naval service detains Spanish fishing boat
# Detained
# Detained

Naval service detains Spanish fishing boat

Jul 3rd 2012, 6:56 PM 4,735 Views 26 Comments

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