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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# LE Aisling

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# LE Aisling
Department twice failed to act on UN letter asking how former naval vessel ended up being used in Libyan Civil War
The LÉ Aisling was sold by the Department of Defence in 2017 for €110,000 to a Dutch company.
# irish navy
No reserve price was set before LÉ Aisling was sold for €110,000
The ship has since gone up for sale for €683,000 by a private seller.
# LE Aisling
'It's embarrassing': LÉ Aisling sold by State for €110k - it's now on the market for nearly €700k
It’s being sold by the Dutch ship broker who bought it earlier this year.
# Sale the seas
After 36 years of service the LÉ Aisling has gone up for sale
The vessel has a long and distinguished service record.
# We bought a boat
Enda Kenny has just ordered a new €54 million boat for the Navy
The Taoiseach has made the purchase in his role as Minister for Defence.
# Defence Forces
Asbestos found on LÉ Aoife this week should have been removed a decade ago
The ship was taken out of action for a period this week while items were inspected for asbestos.
# Defence Forces
Navy vessel helps tanker with 15k tonnes of caustic soda after engine failure
The stricken vessel is being towed by LÉ Aisling.
# Defence Forces
VIDEO: Here's how the Naval Service boards a suspected drug-smuggling ship
The Defence Forces have made this video showing the work of the armed teams who search suspect vessels suspected of smuggling drugs into Ireland.
# Fishing
Naval service detain Irish fishing boat
The vessel was detained off the coast of Clare and is being held over an alleged breach of fishing regulations.
# Detained
Naval service detains Spanish fishing boat
The vessel was detained off the Cork coast this afternoon over an alleged breach of fishing regulations.