The Lightkeeper: A memoir
Sat, 15 Dec, 2012
The mother of a drowned fisherman said she was “disgusted and appalled” to discover through the media that bones found at sea in the South-East two years ago.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2012
Fishermen warned today of tragedies at sea after the Government’s decision to scale back a coastguard helicopter service.
Mon, 15 Mar, 2010
THOUSANDS of empty plastic containers, washed up near Blue Flag beaches in east Cork, are thought to have come from one of seven containers lost at sea last month.
Wed, 10 Feb, 2010
Seven containers one carrying toxic chemicals were washed off a cargo boat today in a severe storm off the south coast.
Tue, 12 Jan, 2010
TWO families who lost loved ones in one of the country’s worst trawler tragedies issued an emotional “thank you” last night for the support they have received.
Sat, 12 Jan, 2008
THE new boutique, five-star Cliff House Hotel, coming on stream in west Waterford’s Ardmore, “is going to lift all boats in the village,” says locally-based estate agent Brian Gleeson.
Sat, 01 Sep, 2007
THE brother of the skipper of the Pere Charles trawler — which sank off the southeast coast earlier this year and lies on the seabed — yesterday said the Government needs to educate itself about search and salvage procedures.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2007
REPORTS that the missing Honeydew II had been located off the south-east coast at Ardmore were refuted yesterday and as light faded last night there was still no firm indication as to the stricken Kinsale vessel’s whereabouts.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2007
NAVY divers have been placed on alert for a possible return to Hook Head next Wednesday for a fresh attempt to recover the bodies of five fishermen missing since the Pere Charles sank 10 days ago.
Sat, 20 Jan, 2007
A special fund has been set up to raise money for the families of the five fishermen lost at sea following the sinking of the Pere Charles off the coast of Co Wexford last week.
Fri, 19 Jan, 2007
FISHERMEN are spending thousands of euro of their own money each day in order to keep searching for signs of the stricken Honeydew II, which sank more than a week ago.
BAD weather conditions forced the suspension of the sea search for the doomed Honeydew II trawler off the south east coast yesterday.
Thu, 18 Jan, 2007
Efforts to locate the wreck of the Honeydew II are continuing amid adverse conditions off the coast of Co Waterford today.
Wed, 17 Jan, 2007
ALL available resources are to be focused into an intensive shore search in Waterford this weekend as it is more likely the bodies of missing fishermen may wash ashore on those days.
Two fishermen were rescued tonight after their boat sank off the southern coast, only miles from where seven men lost their lives when two trawlers went down last week.
Tue, 16 Jan, 2007
Bad weather is continuing to hamper efforts by navy divers to search the wreck of the Pere Charles off the coast of Co Wexford.
Naval divers are searching the wreck of the trawler, Pere Charles, which sank six days ago in a bid to recover the bodies of the five missing crewmen.
Navy divers are hoping to reach the wreck of the Pere Charles off the coast of Co Wexford today.
The search for the bodies of seven fishermen missing off the south-east coast is continuing amid adverse weather conditions today.
Mon, 15 Jan, 2007
Efforts to recover the bodies of the five fishermen missing from the trawler Pere Charles will continue today.
A shoreline search for two crewmen missing from one of the trawlers that sank off the Irish coast resumed today.
Sat, 13 Jan, 2007
Seven fishermen remain missing and feared drowned off the south coast following the sinking of two fishing vessels in recent days.
Fri, 12 Jan, 2007
Two more fishermen are feared drowned tonight after a second trawler sank off the Irish coast close to where five others died hours earlier.
Thu, 11 Jan, 2007
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