MCIB/192 - Dalkey Island

Report Name
Report of Investigation into casualty off Dalkey Island Co. Dublin on 12th October 2010 
Dalkey Island Co. Dublin  
Date of Incident
Tuesday 12 October 2010
Tuesday 22 November 2011
On the afternoon of 12th October 2010 Mr. Aidan Fennell departed from Coliemore Harbour with the intention of rowing out to Dalkey Island.  When Mr. Fennell had not returned after one and a half hours the alarm was raised.  The Dun Laoghaire Lifeboat and a rescue helicopter were tasked to search and subsequently the lifeboat found Mr. Fennell's boat washed up on the rocks on the South East side of Dalkey Island.  A short time later the rescue helicopter located the casualty in the water just south of Dalkey Island and recovered him.  Mr. Fennell was later pronounced dead at Tallaght Hospital. 
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