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All six crew members were asleep when fire broke out on California dive boat, report says
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All six crew members were asleep when fire broke out on California dive boat, report says

Sep 13th 2019, 7:49 AM 18,930 Views 2 Comments

A total of 34 people died in the 2 September fire.

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

Jul 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 31,750 Views 11 Comments

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

Over 80 people feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia
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Over 80 people feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia

Jul 5th 2019, 7:30 AM 7,050 Views 6 Comments

The tragedy comes after 44 migrants were killed in an air strike on their detention centre in Libya.

Three men rescued after trawler catches fire and sinks off Wicklow coast
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Three men rescued after trawler catches fire and sinks off Wicklow coast

May 3rd 2019, 7:38 AM 17,383 Views 6 Comments

One of the fishermen had to be airlifted to hospital.

'Very tragic': Three men recovered off Kerry coast named locally
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'Very tragic': Three men recovered off Kerry coast named locally

Updated Oct 1st 2018, 7:25 PM 35,199 Views 8 Comments

The Latvian nationals were living in Co Kerry.

At least 16 people, including six children, die after boat capsizes off Greece
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At least 16 people, including six children, die after boat capsizes off Greece

Mar 17th 2018, 6:32 PM 13,380 Views 23 Comments

Another three people are missing after the boat went down overnight.

'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told
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'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told

Feb 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 13,095 Views 9 Comments

The Dáil was told that there had been six incidents last year where “no sea rescue was available” from the Kilkee Coast Guard.

Six people rescued from boat in 'dangerous' conditions off Cork coast
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Six people rescued from boat in 'dangerous' conditions off Cork coast

Jul 2nd 2017, 4:20 PM 23,376 Views 10 Comments

“The rescue was carried out with great skill and precision on a dangerous coastline in today’s winds,” the RNLI said.

Three people 'extremely lucky to survive' boat overturning on River Boyne
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Three people 'extremely lucky to survive' boat overturning on River Boyne

Apr 18th 2017, 8:31 AM 21,405 Views 19 Comments

The Coast Guard rescued the group after a member of the public raised the alarm.

Donegal woman dies after falling overboard from boat into Lough Erne during family holiday
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Donegal woman dies after falling overboard from boat into Lough Erne during family holiday

Apr 13th 2017, 11:47 AM 32,339 Views 22 Comments

It is believed she was on a family holiday with her husband and two kids.

Search teams will attempt to lift wreckage of Rescue 116 today
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Search teams will attempt to lift wreckage of Rescue 116 today

Apr 1st 2017, 7:48 AM 14,648 Views 10 Comments

The location of Paul Ormsby (53) and Ciarán Smith (38) remains unknown.

Eight people feared dead as boat sinks off New Zealand coast
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Eight people feared dead as boat sinks off New Zealand coast

Nov 26th 2016, 5:28 PM 11,177 Views 0 Comments

Five bodies have been recovered and three people remain missing.

Man dies after being pulled from water off Galway coast yesterday evening
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Man dies after being pulled from water off Galway coast yesterday evening

Sep 8th 2016, 9:23 AM 15,230 Views 2 Comments

He was pronounced dead around an hour after arriving at University Hospital Galway.

Irishman charged over €92m cocaine seizure in the UK
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# Drugs Haul

Irishman charged over €92m cocaine seizure in the UK

Aug 21st 2016, 7:58 AM 22,605 Views 0 Comments

The Irish captain, Michael McDermott and his crew appeared in court yesterday.

Four people, including girl (9), killed in speedboat collision in Greece
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Four people, including girl (9), killed in speedboat collision in Greece

Aug 16th 2016, 9:55 PM 21,717 Views 0 Comments

Several more people were injured.

A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China
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A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China

Jul 1st 2016, 6:30 PM 18,832 Views 68 Comments

The navy said the missile went through the trawler, killing the skipper.

This is the world's 'biggest and most powerful' icebreaker
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# Arktika

This is the world's 'biggest and most powerful' icebreaker

Jun 19th 2016, 9:15 AM 32,532 Views 49 Comments

It can cut through ice of up to 2.8 metres thick

Over 4 months after the floods first hit, and this family can still only access their home by boat
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Over 4 months after the floods first hit, and this family can still only access their home by boat

Apr 24th 2016, 7:45 AM 28,030 Views 20 Comments

The road to Caroline Collins’ home is still under 4ft of water.

Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline
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Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline

Mar 28th 2016, 5:02 PM 13,565 Views 1 Comment

The distress call came in shortly before 8am this morning.

Teenage girl on stolen boat rescued from River Shannon
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Teenage girl on stolen boat rescued from River Shannon

Mar 19th 2016, 8:17 PM 38,934 Views 31 Comments

She was taken into garda custody and is uninjured.

Footage from this morning shows Turkish coastguard 'attacking' migrant dinghy
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Footage from this morning shows Turkish coastguard 'attacking' migrant dinghy

Mar 18th 2016, 2:20 PM 35,612 Views 100 Comments

There were 20 men, 15 children and five women on the boat that was attacked.

Helicopter needed for rescue of four men after boat capsizes
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Helicopter needed for rescue of four men after boat capsizes

Feb 4th 2016, 9:39 AM 15,905 Views 34 Comments

This happened at around 4.30am this morning.

Tour the historic Soviet spy ship that just went on sale for $25.5 million
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# La Sultana

Tour the historic Soviet spy ship that just went on sale for $25.5 million

Sep 19th 2015, 3:00 PM 15,161 Views 20 Comments

The vessel was used to spy on the US and Britain during the cold war.

Fishing boat off Donegal coast nearly hit by submarine
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# Close Encounter

Fishing boat off Donegal coast nearly hit by submarine

Sep 9th 2015, 4:23 PM 28,007 Views 44 Comments

The incident happened about 14 miles off Tory Island.

Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler
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Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler

Aug 25th 2015, 10:15 AM 22,330 Views 6 Comments

A second man remains in a critical condition.

Fire brigade rescues 45 tourists from River Liffey boat
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Fire brigade rescues 45 tourists from River Liffey boat

Aug 16th 2015, 4:49 PM 49,166 Views 23 Comments

These visitors got a unique tour…

More than 40 people suffocated in hold of migrant boat
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More than 40 people suffocated in hold of migrant boat

Aug 15th 2015, 4:41 PM 9,855 Views 79 Comments

The boat which was intercepted off the Italian coast was carrying around 300 people.

The biggest residential yacht in the world has been paying a visit to Dublin
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The biggest residential yacht in the world has been paying a visit to Dublin

Aug 10th 2015, 3:15 PM 37,216 Views 40 Comments

A room onboard will set you back a few shillings.

Man hit by propeller of out-of-control boat after falling overboard
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# Clew Bay

Man hit by propeller of out-of-control boat after falling overboard

Aug 7th 2015, 7:58 AM 14,059 Views 19 Comments

He was rushed to hospital by helicopter.

Ireland has just sent its second ship to the Mediterranean
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# LE Niamh

Ireland has just sent its second ship to the Mediterranean

Jul 10th 2015, 10:20 PM 17,075 Views 74 Comments

LÉ Niamh is set to replace the LÉ Eithne.

This dolphin jumped on board a boat and broke a woman's ankles
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# Thinks It's People

This dolphin jumped on board a boat and broke a woman's ankles

Jul 3rd 2015, 10:47 AM 21,271 Views 21 Comments

The 350-pound animal broke both of a woman’s ankles when it landed on her.

At least five dead after cruise ship with 458 on board capsizes
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At least five dead after cruise ship with 458 on board capsizes

Jun 2nd 2015, 6:54 AM 21,494 Views 7 Comments

Footage showed rescue workers tapping on the ship’s hull, part of which remained above water, with some holding welding gear.

Was it Russian? British? Mystery surrounds submarine that 'dragged' trawler off Co Down
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# Near Miss

Was it Russian? British? Mystery surrounds submarine that 'dragged' trawler off Co Down

Apr 16th 2015, 2:00 PM 37,170 Views 59 Comments

The vessel was heavily damaged following the incident.

'I thought I lost you': Sailor missing at sea for 66 days found safe and well
# Raw Fish And Rainwater
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# Raw Fish And Rainwater

'I thought I lost you': Sailor missing at sea for 66 days found safe and well

Apr 3rd 2015, 8:22 AM 21,779 Views 18 Comments

Louis Jordan had been on a fishing trip when he hit a rough patch of weather.

WATCH: Gardaí probe cause of barge fire at Grand Canal Dock
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# Up In Flames

WATCH: Gardaí probe cause of barge fire at Grand Canal Dock

Mar 29th 2015, 10:14 AM 33,710 Views 19 Comments

Dublinc Fire Brigade put out the fire in the early hours of this morning.

Five rescued from sinking Irish trawler off Scottish coast
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# Iuda Naofa

Five rescued from sinking Irish trawler off Scottish coast

Jan 20th 2015, 9:42 PM 15,764 Views 13 Comments

The trawler began taking on water, and soon listed and began sinking.

Here's how to NOT launch a lifeboat, ever
# Bounce Bounce
# Bounce Bounce

Here's how to NOT launch a lifeboat, ever

Oct 1st 2014, 7:58 AM 2,942 Views 1 Comment

Right so, at least they tried.

Arklow RNLI rescue 3 people from sinking powerboat
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Arklow RNLI rescue 3 people from sinking powerboat

Sep 22nd 2014, 9:02 AM 7,608 Views 14 Comments

The rescue was described as a ‘close call’ by RNLI volunteers.

Here's why proposing to someone on a paddle boat is a terrible idea
# Proposal Fail
# Proposal Fail

Here's why proposing to someone on a paddle boat is a terrible idea

Sep 19th 2014, 9:08 PM 4,040 Views 2 Comments

Upsetting.

'Shocked' boaters rescued in Cobh after motor-craft crashes at Titanic Bar
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'Shocked' boaters rescued in Cobh after motor-craft crashes at Titanic Bar

Sep 7th 2014, 11:29 AM 24,242 Views 25 Comments

The men were thrown from their vessel after hitting a buoy. The boat then sped away from the scene and crashed into the shore.

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