02 December 2012 - Naval Service Detain Fishing Vessel.

The Naval Service vessel L.É. AOIFE has detained a French registered fishing vessel approximately 60 nautical miles South of Castletownbere at midday today.

The detention was in relation to alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

The vessel is currently under escort by the L.É. AOIFE to Castletownbere and is expected to arrive around 8 pm this evening, the vessel will then handed be over to the Gardaí­.

The Naval Service has detained 19 vessels so far in 2012.

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Press Release Date:  02 December, 2012

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