The Transport Minister says it is vital that lessons are learned from the deaths of five people during separate coast guard missions as a new oversight plan for search and rescue (SAR) operations in Ireland was published.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
An investigation into how a boat ferrying tourists on a Killarney lake capsized, throwing all on board into the water, has concluded that the voyage from Ross Castle to the Gap of Dunloe was carried out in unsuitable weather conditions and the skipper made no attempt to contact the emergency services.
Sat, 23 Sep, 2017
BOAT skippers and operators of recreational craft were reminded of the importance of taking due regard of weather and sea conditions after a Marine Casualty Investigation Report showed how a man died off a west Cork Island after a minor boating trip went wrong.
Sat, 10 Jul, 2010