MCIB/166 - Fatal incident at Claddaghduff
Report of Investigation into casualty off Aughris Point, Claddaghduff, Co. Galway 21st April 2009
Claddaghduff, Co. Galway
Date of Incident
Tuesday 21 April 2009
Thursday 17 June 2010
On the morning of 21st April 2009, whilst attending to fishing pots off Aughris Point, Claddaghduff, Co. Galway, two men, Mr. Fechin Mulkerrins and Mr. Anthony Coohill got into difficulties. Their currach capsized and as a result both men drowned. Neither man was wearing a Personal Flotation Device/Approved Life Jacket.