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#OTD in 1902 – Eight fishermen from the Claddagh fishing village lost their lives while sailing on Galway Bay, near the village of Killcolgan, Co Galway.

Eight fishermen from the Claddagh area lost their lives while sailing on Galway Bay, near Kilcolgan. These men (Patrick Folan, Patrick Burns, Patrick McDonagh, John Barrett, Michael Burke, Michael Dwyer and Stephen Hynes) when journeying home from a wedding across the bay tragically lost their lives when a squall capsized their boat within sight of their destination. 66 more words

Irish History


This is the story I coaxed out of a few people passing by one early morning on the Gold Coast, Australia. So I am only the messenger: The man who lived on the boat had a heart attack. 64 more words


Failure to Launch

I was invited to help with photography for the John Hunter Regatta at the Lake Lanier Olympic Rowing Course in Gainesville, Georgia this past weekend.  It was my first time experiencing a rowing regatta and it was a lot of fun.   263 more words


The Lake

A story for children from 8 – 12 by John Griffiths.


It was the Easter school holidays and Misty and Murky were spending a few days with their grandparents. 1,277 more words

Short Stories

13 feared dead after boat capsizes off Malaysia

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

KUALA LUMPUR: Thirteen people are feared dead after the speedboat they were travelling in capsized in rough seas off Malaysia, the coast guard said on Wednesday (Feb 8), in the latest maritime accident in the area. 160 more words

Current Affairs

Nine bodies found after boat capsizes in Malaysia

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

KUALA LUMPUR: Nine people are confirmed drowned and several others missing after a boat believed to be carrying illegal immigrants capsized off Malaysia’s east coast, officials said Monday. 108 more words

Current Affairs

3 Teens Rescued From Capsized Boat off Florida Keys

(ABC)– Three teens were rescued off the coast of the Florida Keys Tuesday after their boat capsized, according to authorities.

The teens — identified by officials as brothers Jacob Sowder, 16, and Zachary Sowder, 18, and Brent Shishido, 18, all of Orange County, Calif. 255 more words