UPDATED: Father-of-four who died in trawler tragedy named, Search for trawler has been stood down

The man who died after being winched from the sea off Hook Head following a fishing tragedy has been named locally as Joe Sinnott, from Kilmore Quay in Co Wexford.  Mr Sinnott (65), a well-respected fisherman and a father-of-four, was picked up by rescue crews after an automatic distress signal was sent from the stricken Alize fishing boat, which was positioned off Hook Head at around 10.30pm last night. A sea and coastal search continues today for a second man, aged in his 40s, who was also on the Alize. >click to read< 10:41

Search for trawler has been stood down; One fisherman dies, another missing – A multi-agency search operation near Hook Head is winding down due to worsening weather conditions and visibility as darkness approaches. It is expected to resume again on Monday morning at approximately 8am. >click to read< 16:55

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