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New Marine Notices on Small Vessel Safety
#MARINE WARNING - Two recent Marine Notices from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) highlight the safety recommendations made in reports by the Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB) earlier this year into separate small vessel accidents, one of…
Marine Notice: Recall of Mullion COMPACT 150N Lifejackets
#MARINE NOTICE - The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) has issued a Marine Notice (No 37 of 2012) advising of the recall of certain lifejackets manufactured by Mullion due to a potential problem with their inflation. In order…
WARNING TO THE PUBLIC - Firing Exercises
WARNING TO THE PUBLIC AIR CORPS FIRING EXERCISES AND AIR DEFENCE ARTILLERY FIRING EXERCISES From Tuesday 03 July to Wednesday 04 July 2012 From 08.00hrs to 18.00hrs At GORMANSTON, CO. MEATH IT IS DANGEROUS FOR PERSONS, SHIPPING, LIVESTOCK OR AIRCRAFT…
Marine Notice: Live Surface-to-Air Firing Practices at Gormanston
#MARINE NOTICE - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) warns mariners off Gormanston, Co Meath of live surface-to-air firing practices over two days next week. The Defence Forces will be conducting the live…
Small Craft Warning In Effect As Ireland Braces for Stormy Conditions
#MARINE WARNING - A small craft weather warning is in effect today as strong easterly winds bring heavy rains sweeping across Ireland. Met Éireann reports that strong gales between force 5 and 6 are developing this morning on all coasts…
Monday's Full Moon Poses Hazard to Beach Goers
#FULLMOON – Hazards that result in drowning are often the last thought in the minds of people relaxing over a Bank Holiday weekend however Irish Water Safety is anxious that the public avoid situations that can quickly turn to tragedy…
Wind Farm Rock Berms Pose a Hazard for Boaters Says RYA
#MARINE WARNING - As wind farm projects expand around the coasts of the UK and Ireland, the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has raised concerns about an unexpected hazard for boaters navigating near such installations. Taking the London Array and Kentish…
Marine Notice: Important Safety Notice for Mariners Using ECDIS
#MARINE NOTICE - The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) has issued a safety notice for all users of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS). Following an announcement by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) concerning potential display anomalies…
Marine Notice: Well Inspections on Corrib Gas Field in May
#MARINE WARNING - Further to the notice earlier this week of a seismic survey over the Corrib Gas Field, the latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises of well inspections in the area next…
Marine Notice: Seismic Survey Over Corrib Gas Field from June-September 2012
#MARINE WARNING - Shell E&P Ireland Limited is scheduled to carry out a 3D seismic survey off the west coast of Ireland over the Corrib Gas Field. The planned start date of the survey is 1 June 2012 and, weather…
Marine Notice: Further East-West Interconnector Works in Irish Sea
#MARINE WARNING - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises on cable laying operations in the Irish Sea commencing today 22 April. Following preliminary work on the East-West Interconnector power cable earlier this…
Marine Notice: East-West Interconnector Works in Irish Sea
#MARINE WARNING - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises on preliminary work on the East-West interconnector power cable in the Irish Sea between Ireland and Wales over the next few weeks. Briggs…
High Tides increase Easter Drowning Risk Warns Safety Body
Thousands of people will enjoy Easter bank holiday breaks on or close to waterways that pose a danger if safety is not heeded especially as there will be a Full Moon and some of the highest tides of the year.…
Safety on the Water Urged During Heatwave
Irish Water Safety has stressed the importance of vigilance and caution to avoid drowning tragedies during our current heat wave. Many people nationwide are enjoying trips to waterways nationwide however further tragedies are always a danger with water temperatures still…
Safety Body Urges Use of Lifejackets
#DROWNINGS – On average three people drown every week in Ireland* and with St. Patrick's Day festivities approaching, Irish Water Safety is appealing to all members of the public to ensure that they wear a well maintained and correctly fitting…
Marine Notice: Rock Placement Offshore at Rush Beach
#MARINE NOTICE - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises on rock placement operations offshore at North Beach in Rush, Co Dublin and in the Irish Sea. Works commenced on 19 January to…

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