Investigation launched after 3 fishmen die

first_img Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Investigation launched after 3 fishmen die Pinterest Twitter Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Google+ WhatsApp A small Waterford community is in shock and disbelief, following the deaths of three brothers in a fishing accident.An investigation has been launched after brothers Paul, Shane and Kenny Bolger died when their small punt boat got into difficulty off Tramore.They had set out from Dunmore East before lunch yesterday to tend to lobster pots before a partial sinking of their vessel led to them being thrown into the water.A local Councillor, Pat Fitzgerald, who is related to the brothers by marriage, says the men were very experienced on the water and had been fishing all of their lives.He says locals are mystified as to what went wrong.”THe boat was upturned when it was found – but it was still afloat but upturned” he said.”They were very close to the boat – they were within a couple of hundred metres of the boat”.”Anymore than that we can’t tell…what actual time it happened or how it happened – we have no idea as of yet, anyway” he added. Twitter Facebook Previous articleNorthwest MEP welcomes new exploration measuresNext articleNew Letterkenny Post Office will open on July 1st News Highland Facebookcenter_img Pinterest HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal News Google+ By News Highland – June 13, 2013 WhatsApp Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img read more