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25 Years Since Carrickatine Loss

25 Years Since Carrickatine Loss

It is 25 years ago today that the county was rocked by the disappearance of the “Carrickatine” with the loss of all six men on board. On board were skipper Jeremy McKinney of Moville; his brother, Conal McKinney; John Kelly of Carndonagh, Derry; his son, Stephen;...
High Court Overturns 6 Mile Ban.

High Court Overturns 6 Mile Ban.

A High Court judgment from Justice Michael McGrath has found that the ban on over 18mtr vessels fishing inside the 6 mile limit is void and of no legal effect. The judgement follows from an application for a judicial review taken by Tom Kennedy and Neil Minihane...