The Department of Education has said the decision to close schools for a second day today was taken on child safety grounds as school authorities were only beginning to check the buildings to see what, if any damage, they sustained thanks to yesterday’s unprecedented storms.
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017
NAVAL divers will make efforts again today to search the 21-metre, steel-hulled trawler the Tit Bonhomme, which is lying in a gully near Adam’s Island at the entrance to Glandore Harbour, in the hope the bodies of its five missing crew will be found on board.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2012
PRAYERS will be said this morning that the weather will change sufficiently to allow divers to search the wreck of the Tit Bonhomme, which may conceal the bodies of five fishermen feared drowned after it struck rocks and sank at the entrance to a bay in Co Cork.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2012
FOLLOWING revelations that dozens of Filipinos in the country without visas are providing illegal cheap labour to fishing boat owners, the International Transport Federation (ITF) is to meet with fishing officials to examine levels of exploitation of migrant labour in the industry.
Sat, 22 Nov, 2008
The Federation of Irish Fishermen (FIF) is calling on Ministers Brendan Smith and Tony Killeen to immediately implement the emergency aid package for Irish fishermen, once it is agreed at the meeting of EU Fisheries Ministers in Brussels on July 15.
Mon, 14 Jul, 2008