Wael Mohamed’s family   have settled their High Court action for €262,700. Mr Mohamed died when the Tit Bonhomme trawler sank outside Glandore Harbour, Co Cork. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The family of an Egyptian fisherman who died when the Tit Bonhomme trawler sank outside Glandore Harbour, Co Cork have settled their High Court action(...)

Egyptian colleagues grieve and pray beside the hearse containing the body of Tit Bonhomme crew member Attia Shaban at the pier at Union Hall in west Cork after his body was recovered on January 19th, 2012. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Fishing skippers will be able to apply for grant-aid for safety equipment as one of a series of Government measures announced today aimed at reducing (...)

Michael Hayes, skipper of the trawler Tit Bonhomme. Mr Hayes (52) from Helvick Head, Co Waterford, and four of his five crew, all died when the trawler sank last year. Photograph: Niall Duffy/Marine Times

The sole survivor of the Tit Bonhomme fishing tragedy in whic(...)

Caitlin Ui hAodha, widow of Michael Hayes, who lost his life in the Tit Bonhomme sinking last year. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The widow of the skipper of the ill-fated trawler Tit Bonhomme yesterday defended the compe(...)