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#Naval Service

# naval-service - Monday 19 October, 2020

French fishing vessel detained by Naval Service off Cork coast
# Lé William Butler Yeats
# Lé William Butler Yeats

French fishing vessel detained by Naval Service off Cork coast

Oct 19th 2020, 8:37 PM 46,240 Views 25 Comments

The detention was made approximately 45 nautical miles south-west of Mizen Head.

# naval-service - Friday 17 July, 2020

German fishing boat detained by Naval Service off Donegal coast
# Lé William Butler Yeats
# Lé William Butler Yeats

German fishing boat detained by Naval Service off Donegal coast

Jul 17th 2020, 8:45 AM 27,845 Views 38 Comments

The vessel was 250 nautical miles off the Irish coast.

# naval-service - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Naval Service detains French boat off Mizen Head
# LE George Bernard Shaw
# LE George Bernard Shaw

Naval Service detains French boat off Mizen Head

Apr 26th 2020, 4:14 PM 44,108 Views 27 Comments

LÉ George Bernard Shaw detained the boat 180 nautical miles west of Mizen Head.

# naval-service - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Navy divers join search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast
# Willie Whelan
# Willie Whelan

Navy divers join search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast

Jan 7th 2020, 5:27 PM 10,857 Views 3 Comments

The funeral of Joe Sinnott is due to take place tomorrow.

# naval-service - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Irish Naval Service detains Spanish boat off Valentia Island for alleged fishing law breaches
# Lé William Butler Yeats
# Lé William Butler Yeats

Irish Naval Service detains Spanish boat off Valentia Island for alleged fishing law breaches

Nov 16th 2019, 6:45 PM 17,213 Views 16 Comments

It’s the 12th such vessel detained by the Naval Service so far this year.

# naval-service - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Explainer: The minister, the understaffed Naval Service and the 'young fellas caught up in the middle'
# On The Defensive
# On The Defensive

Explainer: The minister, the understaffed Naval Service and the 'young fellas caught up in the middle'

Jul 13th 2019, 9:00 PM 21,588 Views 27 Comments

The dispute comes after a decision was made to take two vessels out of operation, leading to various claims and rows in the Dáil.

# naval-service - Friday 28 June, 2019

Irish Naval sailors forced to sleep on ships due to lack of accommodation, TDs told
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Irish Naval sailors forced to sleep on ships due to lack of accommodation, TDs told

Jun 28th 2019, 10:50 AM 23,085 Views 73 Comments

PDFORRA’s Mark Keane said they “deserve a place to put their head at night”.

# naval-service - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Ireland's fourth offshore patrol vessel, the LÉ George Bernard Shaw, has been officially commissioned
# Naval Service
# Naval Service

Ireland's fourth offshore patrol vessel, the LÉ George Bernard Shaw, has been officially commissioned

Apr 30th 2019, 3:08 PM 28,447 Views 79 Comments

Its name follows in the tradition of those given to the service’s three other ships.

# naval-service - 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.

# naval-service - Friday 28 December, 2018

Looking for a job? Ireland's Naval Service has launched a new recruitment campaign
# Job Hunt
# Job Hunt

Looking for a job? Ireland's Naval Service has launched a new recruitment campaign

Dec 28th 2018, 6:15 AM 34,600 Views 40 Comments

New recruits will train in weapon handling, naval operations and physical fitness.

# naval-service - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

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

# naval-service - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Controversy as Irish naval ship attends world's largest arms fair in London
# Military Hardware
# Military Hardware

Controversy as Irish naval ship attends world's largest arms fair in London

Sep 13th 2017, 4:15 PM 25,973 Views 84 Comments

The LÉ Samuel Beckett sailed from Cork to be at the event.

# naval-service - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Taoiseach wants Ireland to introduce a Navy hospital ship for global emergencies
# Naval Service
# Naval Service

Taoiseach wants Ireland to introduce a Navy hospital ship for global emergencies

Oct 18th 2016, 8:33 AM 16,152 Views 103 Comments

He made the comment while launching a new patrol ship yesterday, the William Butler Yeats.

# naval-service - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Defence Forces staff set to stay on duty in Mediterranean until November
# Refugees
# Refugees

Defence Forces staff set to stay on duty in Mediterranean until November

Sep 2nd 2015, 11:58 PM 13,910 Views 101 Comments

The LÉ Samuel Beckett will be the third Naval Service vessel to be deployed to the region.

# naval-service - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

LÉ Eithne crew 'not being paid properly' for Mediterranean mission
# Cough Up
# Cough Up

LÉ Eithne crew 'not being paid properly' for Mediterranean mission

Jul 8th 2015, 8:45 PM 18,389 Views 48 Comments

Crew members are entitled to a higher daily allowance, according to an association representing personnel.

# naval-service - Saturday 16 May, 2015

These Irish seamen are setting sail for the Mediterranean today
# Up Anchor
# Up Anchor

These Irish seamen are setting sail for the Mediterranean today

May 16th 2015, 10:13 AM 13,885 Views 59 Comments

There’s 68 on board the LÉ Eithne.

# naval-service - 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 17,480 Views 13 Comments

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

# naval-service - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Got what it takes? The Irish Naval Service is looking for 80 new recruits
# We Want You
# We Want You

Got what it takes? The Irish Naval Service is looking for 80 new recruits

Mar 7th 2015, 2:12 PM 19,886 Views 57 Comments

Interested? You’ve three weeks to get an application in.

# naval-service - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Why are 8 NATO warships in the Irish Sea right now?
# Ship Shape
# Ship Shape

Why are 8 NATO warships in the Irish Sea right now?

Oct 22nd 2014, 10:35 PM 64,912 Views 73 Comments

Don’t panic.

# naval-service - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Fourth man appears in court over cocaine seizure off Irish coast
# Leeds
# Leeds

Fourth man appears in court over cocaine seizure off Irish coast

Sep 27th 2014, 7:50 PM 10,199 Views 0 Comments

The man was charged last night by police in the United Kingdom.

# naval-service - Thursday 25 September, 2014

This is what a tonne of cocaine looks like
# Loads Of Drugs
# Loads Of Drugs

This is what a tonne of cocaine looks like

Sep 25th 2014, 11:00 PM 36,946 Views 65 Comments

Yep, that is 41 bales.

# naval-service - 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.

# naval-service - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Spanish fishing vessel detained by naval service off Cork
# Fishing
# Fishing

Spanish fishing vessel detained by naval service off Cork

May 1st 2014, 10:38 AM 7,934 Views 24 Comments

The operation is in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

# naval-service - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

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

The Defence Force's newest ship has arrived in Cork

Apr 30th 2014, 2:34 PM 21,009 Views 71 Comments

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

# naval-service - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Authorities investigate potential fish discarding aboard 14,000 tonne Dutch vessel
# Donegal
# Donegal

Authorities investigate potential fish discarding aboard 14,000 tonne Dutch vessel

Nov 23rd 2013, 1:59 PM 12,881 Views 0 Comments

The ship, which is the largest ever detained by the Naval Service, will remain in port in Killybegs while the investigation takes place.

# naval-service - Friday 22 November, 2013

One of the largest fishing vessels in the world detained by Irish Naval Service
# Fishing
# Fishing

One of the largest fishing vessels in the world detained by Irish Naval Service

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:13 PM 29,233 Views 79 Comments

It brings to 922 the number of boardings conducted this year by the Naval Service.

# naval-service - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Irish fishing vessel detained off Waterford coast
# Fishing
# Fishing

Irish fishing vessel detained off Waterford coast

Nov 13th 2013, 8:45 PM 11,844 Views 36 Comments

This detention is the twelfth made by the Naval Service this year following 901 boardings.

# naval-service - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Spanish fishing vessel detained by Naval Service off Cork coast
# Fishing
# Fishing

Spanish fishing vessel detained by Naval Service off Cork coast

Oct 12th 2013, 6:20 PM 8,712 Views 32 Comments

The detention was in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

# naval-service - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

British fishing boat detained off Mizen Head for breaking fishing rules
# Castletownbere
# Castletownbere

British fishing boat detained off Mizen Head for breaking fishing rules

Aug 21st 2013, 5:05 PM 9,418 Views 59 Comments

The boat is being escorted to Castletownbere.

# naval-service - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Pics: Defence Forces due home with JFK's eternal flame
# JFK 50
# JFK 50

Pics: Defence Forces due home with JFK's eternal flame

Jun 20th 2013, 6:15 AM 6,461 Views 23 Comments

As part of the JFK 50 celebrations, the Kennedy family have allowed a flame to be taken from the US president’s grave in Arlington, the first time this has ever happened.

# naval-service - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Trawler detained off Kerry coast for alleged breach of fishing laws
# Escorted Ashore
# Escorted Ashore

Trawler detained off Kerry coast for alleged breach of fishing laws

Jun 12th 2013, 10:08 AM 5,889 Views 14 Comments

The vessel is now being handed over to gardaí by the Naval Service.

# naval-service - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Shatter says Syrian war is making Lebanon ‘increasingly unstable’
# Irish Defence Forces
# Irish Defence Forces

Shatter says Syrian war is making Lebanon ‘increasingly unstable’

May 12th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,353 Views 80 Comments

The Minister for Defence also revealed that the UN has requested that Irish observers be sent to Syria.

# naval-service - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

French fishing vessel detained off Kerry coast
# Detained
# Detained

French fishing vessel detained off Kerry coast

Apr 3rd 2013, 5:16 PM 7,399 Views 23 Comments

The Irish Naval Service detained the vessel earlier today and is now escorting it to Castletownbere in Cork where it will be handed over to gardaí.

# naval-service - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Naval Service detain Spanish fishing vessel off Cork coast
# Naval Service
# Naval Service

Naval Service detain Spanish fishing vessel off Cork coast

Dec 5th 2012, 8:15 PM 2,877 Views 8 Comments

The detention of the vessel was in relation go alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

# naval-service - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Naval Service detain fishing vessel off Cork coast
# Naval Service
# Naval Service

Naval Service detain fishing vessel off Cork coast

Dec 2nd 2012, 6:28 PM 9,215 Views 17 Comments

The detention was in relation to alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

# naval-service - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Naval Service detain Irish registered fishing vessel off Waterford coast
# L.É. EMER
# L.É. EMER

Naval Service detain Irish registered fishing vessel off Waterford coast

Nov 15th 2012, 12:09 PM 5,982 Views 17 Comments

The Naval Service have carried out 1,236 boardings, issued 41 warnings and detained 17 vessels so far in 2012.

# naval-service - 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 10,451 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.

# naval-service - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

French fishing boat detained by naval service
# At Sea
# At Sea

French fishing boat detained by naval service

Sep 12th 2012, 1:37 PM 5,229 Views 18 Comments

The boat was stopped off the Cork coast late last night and will be handed over to Gardaí.

# naval-service - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Naval Service detain fishing vessel off Cork
# Detained
# Detained

Naval Service detain fishing vessel off Cork

Sep 5th 2012, 6:20 PM 6,291 Views 18 Comments

It was detained for allegedly under-recording its catch and for other alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

# naval-service - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Naval Service detain Irish fishing boat
# Fishing
# Fishing

Naval Service detain Irish fishing boat

Aug 8th 2012, 10:22 AM 4,087 Views 13 Comments

The Naval Service have carried out 946 boardings and detained 12 vessels so far this year.

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