An MAIB report has concluded that alcohol and a modified hatch from the wheelhouse to the deck below could have contributed to the death of the skipper on the Armetis FR809 at Kilkeel harbour.
The ‘Amethyst’ BF19 is the newest addition to the Fraserburgh fleet. Built by Mooney Boats Ltd, Killybegs, the ‘Amethyst’ is set to shine.
The funeral has taken place today of Mr Joe Sinnott, Kilmore, Wexford as the search continues for skipper Willie Whwelan who remains missing.
As the search for missing skipper Willie Whelan enters it’s fourth day, Irish Naval Service divers are due to join the search off the Wexford coast.
This morning’s search for missing Wexford fisherman, Mr William Whelan had been delayed due to poor weather conditions.
The funeral arrangements for Mr Joesph (Joe) Synott (65), Seaview, Kilmore, Co Wexford have been announced.