Unnoticed flooding of their boat caused a trio of anglers from Portadown to go overboard near Hodson Bay on the Shannon Navigation last year, taking two lives.

That’s according to the report into the incident by the Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB), which also identified a number of safety issues with the boat in question…..

Afloat.ie 05/08/2015 Read the article ‘Hidden Flooding Led To Capsize That Killed Two Anglers On Lough Ree’