Egyptian colleagues  pray beside the hearse containing the body of crew member Attia Shaban at the pier at Union Hall in west Cork afer the Tit Bonhomme sank in  January  2012. Photograph:  Julien Behal/PA Wire

The daughter of an Irish skipper who drowened alongside his Egyptian crewmates in a fishing tragedy has rejected claims exploitation of migrant worker(...)

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 (...)