The Marine Casualty Investigation Board has recommended that recreational craft operators be reminded of their requirement to wear a personal flotation device following an investigation into a drowning tragedy off west Cork. Image: iStock.

The Marine Casualty Investigation Board has recommended that recreational craft operators be reminded of their requirement to wear a personal flotatio(...)

Fishing crews should always ensure gangways between trawlers are properly fixed, the Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB)has recommended after investigating the death of a fisherman in Co Donegal.  File image: Dara Mac Donaill

Fishing crews should always ensure gangways between trawlers are properly fixed, the Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB)has recommended after i(...)

Anatolijs Teivens, Jurijs Burcevs and Valerijs Klimentyevs went out fishing in a boat most Sundays during the summer from Coonana Harbour near Cahersiveen.

People using boats should refrain from consuming alcohol, the Marine Casualty Investigation Board has said following a report which found drinking was(...)

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(...)