This foreshore property in a stunning West Cork harbour setting has a long and varied sales history and is now back up for grabs, better than ever before. Back, too, the sort of value it had in 2003, guided at €900,000, writes Tommy Barker.
Sat, 13 Jan, 2018
More than a century of service to the seafaring community by the Coast Guard radio station in Valentia, Co Kerry, has been marked by the erection of a plaque to honour all who worked there.
Mon, 30 Mar, 2015
Families of two Egyptian victims settle for €137,700 and €162,700.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2015
The spirit of volunteerism and battling through tough times was lauded at a number of events in Cork at the weekend by President Michael D Higgins.
Mon, 06 May, 2013
The Government is to offer grant aid to fishermen for personal distress and location beacons as part of a new marine safety measure.
Sat, 13 Apr, 2013
The International Transport Workers’ Federation yesterday said two government departments have repeatedly failed to put in place safeguards to protect seafarers in the fishing industry from similar tragedies.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2013
There could have been at least two more survivors of the Tit Bonhomme tragedy if there had been a quicker helicopter response, the widow of its skipper Michael Hayes claimed.
The report into the Tit Bonhomme trawler tragedy is expected to focus on what roles crew fatigue and their training in emergency drills played in the disaster which claimed five lives.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2013
A tragedy that touched the hearts of the nation exactly 12 months ago was remembered in a fishing village last night.
Wed, 16 Jan, 2013
The sole survivor of the Tit Bonhomme trawler tragedy has spoken publicly for the first time about his fight for survival.
Fri, 16 Nov, 2012
The crumbling wreck of the Tit Bonhomme was barely visible to relatives who revisited the tragic site at Adam Island yesterday.
Mon, 23 Jul, 2012
The young son of a Coast Guard volunteer tragically killed last March became the first civilian to board the new €35m search and rescue helicopter launched in Goleen on Saturday.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2012
Flares burned and horns sounded as one of Ireland’s busiest lifeboat crews sailed their new hi-tech vessel into its new harbour home yesterday.
Thu, 16 Feb, 2012
For one family, the mourning can finally begin. For another, the agonising wait continues.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2012
The body of the skipper of a trawler which sank three weeks ago has been recovered during a shoreline search by his brother.
Wed, 08 Feb, 2012
Another body has been found close to where a trawler sank off West Cork three weeks ago.
Divers from all over the country are volunteering to help the devastated wife of a missing skipper find his body.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2012
The funeral is due to take place today of Kevin Kershaw, who died when a fishing trawler sank off the coast of County Cork last week.
Wed, 25 Jan, 2012
There were emotional scenes as hundreds attended the removal of the youngest victim of the sinking of the trawler Tit Bonhomme, which hits rocks off the South-West coast.
Garda and Navy divers are to resume a search of the waters around the sunken Tit Bonhomme fishing trawler, where two missing fishermen are believed to be located.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2012
THE survivor of the sinking of the Tit Bonhomme was yesterday granted a heartfelt wish — to send his brother’s body home to his family.
Divers searching for the final two missing crewmen of the Tit Bonhomme are following the line of debris scattered by the sunken vessel.
The survivor of the sinking of the Tit Bonhomme and a daughter of missing skipper Michael Hayes lay five bouquets of roses in the water at Union Hall pier last night, one for each life lost.
The search for the three fishermen still missing from the Tit Bonhomme off the coast of Co Cork is being wound down for the evening.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2012
The search for the bodies of three fishermen believed drowned off the coast of Co Cork has been expanded today to cover an 18-mile radius.
NO BODIES were found aboard the wreckage of the Tit Bonhomme, as sea conditions eventually allowed Naval and Garda divers to search the trawler five days after it sank off West Cork.
Navy divers have accessed the wreck of the Tit Bonhomme for the first time since the trawler sank in a storm on Sunday morning.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2012
Divers searching for five missing fishermen off the coast of West Cork recovered a body during a search this morning.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2012
The body of one of the fisherman missing off West Cork has been found.
A search for the five fishermen missing since Sunday will resume at 8.30am this morning.
The search for the fishermen missing off West Cork is set to resume for a fourth day, with an improvement in weather conditions being forecast for the search area.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2012
FATIGUE is now a major factor for the families and friends of the five lost fishermen.
The father of one of the missing crewmen from sunken trawler the Tit Bonhomme has said the whole family have been left devastated by the tragedy.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2012
MARION COLLINS — one of the army of local volunteers who doled out soup and sandwiches to search teams — knows more than most the perils involved for those trying to eke out a living from the sea.
The father of a young man feared drowned on a trawler with four experienced fishermen believes his son’s body is on board.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2012
Navy and Garda dive teams are assessing conditions in Union Hall harbour in West Cork, ahead of making a dive on the wreck of the Tit Bonhomme.
Hopes were fading tonight for the safe return of five men missing after a trawler sank off the west Cork coast.
Sun, 15 Jan, 2012
The search for five fishermen missing off the West Cork coast has been called off for the night.
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