Wicklow widow suing ‘those with an interest in’ fishing boat after husband drowned without life jacket

Brigid Hughes has taken an admiralty case, as of 13 July, against ‘all persons claiming an interest in’ the fishing vessel Kerri Heather, based out of Arklow, Co Wicklow. Her husband, Leonard (49), better known as Lenny, an experienced fisherman, drowned after falling from the boat while hauling bait pots off the Wicklow coastline on the morning of Wednesday, 16 November, 2016. The Kerri Heather had been at sea for just over an hour at the time of the incident. The precise nature of the lawsuit is not currently known, nor which defendants are intended by the broad nature of the claim. >click to read<20:24

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