A FISHERMAN has died after sustaining serious injuries aboard a fishing trawler some 25 miles off the Old Head Of Kinsale in West Cork.
The alarm was raised at around 6.30pm last Thursday night when the Dunmore East-based 40ft trawler Liberty requested assistance for a seriously injured crew member.
Cork Branch of the Irish Wildlife Trust are working with Coastwatch to encourage the surveying of our local beaches.
The survey finishes on October 15th next and is carried out before low tide. [Read more...]
BATHERS and watersports enthusiasts are being warned to be careful in the water after several confirmed sightings of the dangerous Portuguese Men-O-War along the Irish coast including one specimen near Schull as well as Inchydoney, Tramore and Ardmore. [Read more...]
This month, communities along the West Cork coast will commemorate the centenary of the Titanic’s ill-fated maiden voyage when she left Cork Harbour destined never to arrive in America.