The newly-formed Ringsend Angling Club was launched alongside their new fishing boat, The Dylan Lacey, on July 13th.

The boat had not been operated for about three years when some locals who knew Dylan approached Deke, of the award winning Deke’s Diner, and suggested that they fix the boat up, in memory of their friend who tragically lost his life last August.

On the day of the launch, Dylan’s mother Helen said that since the tragedy, “This is the first time I have felt any sense of comfort.” It is now a working, living memorial to Dylan. The boat can never be sold and will always be kept within the Ringsend community….

News Four 17/10/2014 Read the article ‘Raytown Angling Nurtures Dylan’s Generation