Family members, including Anthony Bolger (brother of the deceased) at Tramore, Co Waterford at an inquest into the fishing tragedy that occured off Tramore.

An “unspeakable tragedy” fell upon an extended family when three brothers in their 40s who set off to work on lobster pots drowned after a catastrophi(...)

Minister Leo Varadkar has initiated an internal inquiry into the circumstances surrounding reported identification of faulty marine emergency radio beacons. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has initiated an internal inquiry into the circumstances surrounding reported identification of faulty marine emer(...)

Crowds gather for the funerals of Kenny, Paul and Shane Bolger at Crooke church, Co Waterford today. Photograph: Mary Browne

The sea may in a very short time have taken the lives of the three Bolger brothers, Paul, Kenny and Shane, but the love they left behind will endure a(...)

Kenny Bolger who died at sea on Wednesday

The three brothers who lost their lives while fishing off Dunmore East on Wednesday died from “a combination of hypothermia and drowning”, according t(...)