Saturday 12 October 2013 - Naval Service Detain Fishing Vessel.

The Naval Service Vessel L.É. EITHNE detained a French registered fishing vessel approximately 120 nautical miles West of Clare this evening.

The detention was in relation to an alleged technical breach of fishing regulations.

The vessel is being escorted by the L.É. EITHNE to Castletownbere, it is expected to arrive alongside tomorrow morning, where it will be handed over to An Gardaí­ Sí­ochána.

This is the 10th vessel detained by the Naval Service so far this year and the second vessel detained by the Naval Service today.

Press Release Date: Saturday 12 October 2013

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Press Officer: Comdt. Denis Hanly

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