French fishing vessel detained by Navy brought to Dunmore East

A French fishing vessel was brought to Dunmore East Harbour after being detained by the Irish Naval Service.

The LÉ William Butler Yeats detained the vessel on Monday when they say it was operating in the Irish Exclusive Economic Zone.

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

The Naval Service has confirmed to WLR News that the vessel was brought to Dunmore East.


It's the third fishing vessel to have been detained by them in 2023.

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