Caitríona Lucas, the Coast Guard volunteer who died during a search operation at Kilkee, Co Clare.

There were five significant faults with the rigid inflatable boat (Rib) Caitríona Lucas put to sea on as part of an ill-fated Irish Coast Guard rescue(...)

Caitríona Lucas, who died during  a search operation at Kilkee, Co Clare in 2016

The Irish Coast Guard called for a “substantial reappraisal” of a Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB) report into the death of Doolin volunteer(...)

Caitríona Lucas, the coastguard volunteer who died during a search operation at Kilkee, Co Clare.

A draft report into the death of Doolin search and rescue volunteer Caitríona Lucas off the Clare coast almost two years ago has found the Irish Coast(...)

The European Court of Justice: The EU says that it has a “number of concerns” about the independence of members of Ireland’s Marine Casualty Investigation Board. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

The European Commission has referred Ireland to the EU Court of Justice for failing to uphold EU law on “impartial” investigations of marine incidents(...)