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# le-samuel-beckett - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Portuguese fishing vessel detained off Cork coast for alleged breach of fishing regulations
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# LE SAMUEL BECKETT

Portuguese fishing vessel detained off Cork coast for alleged breach of fishing regulations

Aug 22nd 2019, 7:09 PM 13,567 Views 30 Comments

This is the eighth vessel detained by the Naval Service so far in 2019 and the second detention this week.

# le-samuel-beckett - Friday 11 January, 2019

Irish fishing vessel detained by Naval Service off west coast
# Galway
# Galway

Irish fishing vessel detained by Naval Service off west coast

Jan 11th 2019, 11:54 AM 19,898 Views 21 Comments

The ship was detained for an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

# le-samuel-beckett - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Navy detains Irish fishing vessel off Mizen Head
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# LE SAMUEL BECKETT

Navy detains Irish fishing vessel off Mizen Head

Dec 4th 2018, 10:52 PM 39,011 Views 34 Comments

The vessel will be handed over to gardaí upon arrival to Dingle tomorrow.

# le-samuel-beckett - Monday 5 December, 2016

Irish navy recovers three bodies during Mediterranean rescue operation
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# LE SAMUEL BECKETT

Irish navy recovers three bodies during Mediterranean rescue operation

Dec 5th 2016, 9:09 AM 6,333 Views 32 Comments

Around 269 migrants were rescued from two rubber vessels around 30 miles north of Libyan capital, Tripoli.

# le-samuel-beckett - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Photos show Irish forces saving 140 lives in the Mediterranean
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# LE SAMUEL BECKETT

Photos show Irish forces saving 140 lives in the Mediterranean

Dec 3rd 2016, 1:06 PM 9,040 Views 55 Comments

LÉ Samuel Beckett is currently awaiting furthers tasks in the area of operations.

# le-samuel-beckett - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Irish navy rescues 220 people from the Mediterranean
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Irish navy rescues 220 people from the Mediterranean

Oct 4th 2016, 10:01 PM 10,217 Views 88 Comments

They were taken aboard the LÉ Samuel Beckett, where they received food, water and medical treatment where required.

# le-samuel-beckett - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Home for Christmas: L.É. Samuel Beckett returns to Cork after rescuing over 1,000 migrants
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Home for Christmas: L.É. Samuel Beckett returns to Cork after rescuing over 1,000 migrants

Dec 17th 2015, 11:20 AM 6,915 Views 30 Comments

The ship was greeted by a crowd of cheering friends and family.

# le-samuel-beckett - Sunday 8 March, 2015

This timelapse video of the LÉ Samuel Beckett heading to dry-dock is strangely hypnotic
# Racing Clouds
# Racing Clouds

This timelapse video of the LÉ Samuel Beckett heading to dry-dock is strangely hypnotic

Mar 8th 2015, 10:15 AM 17,481 Views 13 Comments

The most exciting footage of an Irish naval ship in dry-dock you’ll watch today (or your money back).

# le-samuel-beckett - Monday 2 March, 2015

The Irish Navy's LÉ Emer is now in the Nigerian navy
# Bye Emer
# Bye Emer

The Irish Navy's LÉ Emer is now in the Nigerian navy

Mar 2nd 2015, 6:30 AM 20,946 Views 34 Comments

We’ll miss ol’ Emer… or as she’s now known, NNS Prosperity.

# le-samuel-beckett - 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 19,920 Views 173 Comments

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

# le-samuel-beckett - Saturday 17 May, 2014

"Pride and anticipation" as LÉ Samuel Beckett vessel commissoned
# Naming Ceremony
# Naming Ceremony

"Pride and anticipation" as LÉ Samuel Beckett vessel commissoned

May 17th 2014, 1:53 PM 16,880 Views 61 Comments

Beckett’s niece, Caroline Murphy, carried out the naming ceremony.

# le-samuel-beckett - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

The Defence Force's newest ship has arrived in Cork
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# LE SAMUEL BECKETT

The Defence Force's newest ship has arrived in Cork

Apr 30th 2014, 2:34 PM 21,011 Views 71 Comments

The LÉ Samuel Beckett will remain at Haulbowline until the middle of next month.