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#Marine Casualty Investigation Board

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

37 minute delay in calling emergency services during 2018 fatal kayaking incident, report finds
# Kayaking
# Kayaking

37 minute delay in calling emergency services during 2018 fatal kayaking incident, report finds

Sep 25th 2019, 5:23 PM 18,782 Views 12 Comments

A woman in her 30s died in the incident on the morning of 4 November 2018.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Sunday 7 July, 2019

New Bill aims to 'draw some good' out of a tragic boating accident that left two men dead
# Fishing
# Fishing

New Bill aims to 'draw some good' out of a tragic boating accident that left two men dead

Jul 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 31,798 Views 11 Comments

John O’Brien and Patrick Esmonde died off Helvick Head, Co Waterford in 2010.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Friday 30 November, 2018

Attempt to 'run ahead of' 154km/h storm caused 'worst ever' Irish Ferries crossing from France
# Marine Investigation
# Marine Investigation

Attempt to 'run ahead of' 154km/h storm caused 'worst ever' Irish Ferries crossing from France

Nov 30th 2018, 10:27 AM 62,411 Views 40 Comments

Ten passengers and two crew members were injured when the MV Epsilon was caught up in Storm Imogen.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Friday 22 September, 2017

Boatmaster made no attempt to send mayday alert after twelve tourists tipped into Killarney lake
# Marine Casualty Investigation Board
# Marine Casualty Investigation Board

Boatmaster made no attempt to send mayday alert after twelve tourists tipped into Killarney lake

Sep 22nd 2017, 11:15 PM 41,731 Views 47 Comments

The master did not hold the required paperwork to transport passengers.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Monday 28 November, 2016

Four men who launched boat on River Shannon had been drinking and taking drugs
# Fatal Accident
# Fatal Accident

Four men who launched boat on River Shannon had been drinking and taking drugs

Nov 28th 2016, 6:50 PM 28,006 Views 7 Comments

One man died after the boat capsized.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Toxic fumes from decaying fish contributed to the deaths of two fishermen
# Killybegs
# Killybegs

Toxic fumes from decaying fish contributed to the deaths of two fishermen

Sep 1st 2016, 5:59 PM 29,358 Views 23 Comments

A report into the deaths is calling for greater awareness of the toxicity of organic decay, which it says isn’t widely known.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Brothers who drowned after boat capsized had no working lifejackets
# MFV Dean Leanne
# MFV Dean Leanne

Brothers who drowned after boat capsized had no working lifejackets

Feb 11th 2015, 6:01 PM 13,374 Views 9 Comments

An investigation into the June 2013 incident has now been completed.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Engine failure on the Astrid meant it couldn't escape Kinsale's rocks
# Coasting
# Coasting

Engine failure on the Astrid meant it couldn't escape Kinsale's rocks

Jul 23rd 2014, 8:31 AM 10,583 Views 9 Comments

The sails couldn’t pull the ship away by themselves.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Crew "did everything possible" to bring vessel under control before collision
# Rosslare
# Rosslare

Crew "did everything possible" to bring vessel under control before collision

Nov 12th 2013, 8:20 PM 28,650 Views 11 Comments

A Stena Europe ferry collided with another passenger car ferry in Rosslare Harbour in October last year.

# marine-casualty-investigation-board - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Inquiry finds man died accidentally when he fell down stairwell of boat
# Ceol Na Farraige
# Ceol Na Farraige

Inquiry finds man died accidentally when he fell down stairwell of boat

May 7th 2013, 4:06 PM 14,141 Views 3 Comments

It also found that a spring-loaded gate at the top of the stairwell could have prevented him from falling.