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Interim Report On Snagging Of Karen By A Submarine Is Out

“We believe the sub was an SSBN,”  says Celtic League. *** The interim report on the snagging of the MFV Karen by a Royal Navy submarine has been published (see link below). Interim Report On Karen The Karen, a 55-feet Ardglass prawn trawler, tangled with a submarine in April 2015…

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Ritchie Still Seeks Solution For Fishing Industry Following Submarine Incident

South Down MP Margaret Ritchie (SDLP) is continuing to pursue a fully-fledged, safe solution for the fishing industry in the Irish Sea following the incident between the Royal Navy and the Karen Fishing Vessel in the Irish Sea. There is current speculation as the plot thickens that the submarine involved…

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Hidden Dangers Of Submarines To County Down Fishing Fleet Continues

The possible threat posed by nuclear submarines operating around our shores to motor fishing vessels has once again been in focus following the incidents recently with the near sinking of Ardglass prawn trawler, the Karen, twelve miles off the County Down coast and another vessel off Western Scotland. However, another…

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Wildfowlers And Fishing Rights In The Irish Sea

JIM Shannon, MP for Strangford, has called on DETI and the wind turbine development companies not to consider the provision of wind turbines off the Irish Sea without a full consultation with the fishing groups. Currently a consultation process has now begun and it is at its first of three stages….

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