Report Into The Casualty And Loss Of Life At Blackrock, Co. Cork On 18th August, 2003.
Date of Incident
Monday 18 August 2003
Wednesday 28 April 2004
This accident occurred on the 18th August 2003 at approximately 1330hrs at Blackrock in the Port of Cork and resulted in Mr. Jack Sweeney the owner of a GRP motor launch "Barracuda" falling into the water from a small punt (also GRP) after he had moored the motor launch at his registered mooring which was some 30 yards off the shore at the time. It appears that Mr. Sweeney stumbled and fell backwards into the water.