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

Sep 25th 2019, 5:23 PM 18,772 Views 12 Comments

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

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 31,776 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Nov 30th 2018, 10:27 AM 62,240 Views 41 Comments

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

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

Sep 22nd 2017, 11:15 PM 41,716 Views 47 Comments

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

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

Nov 28th 2016, 6:50 PM 27,956 Views 7 Comments

One man died after the boat capsized.

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

Sep 1st 2016, 5:59 PM 29,294 Views 22 Comments

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

Brothers who drowned after boat capsized had no working lifejackets
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Brothers who drowned after boat capsized had no working lifejackets

Feb 11th 2015, 6:01 PM 13,363 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Jul 23rd 2014, 8:31 AM 10,578 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Nov 12th 2013, 8:20 PM 28,635 Views 11 Comments

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

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

May 7th 2013, 4:06 PM 14,138 Views 3 Comments

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