LE Aoife

LÉ Aoife (P22)

Aoife (P22) is a ship in the Irish Naval Service. The ship is named after Aoife, stepmother to The children of Lir, whom she turned into swans.

The LÉ Aoife assisted in the rescue of the Canadian Navy submarine off the northwestern coast of Ireland on 5 October 2004.

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In early September 2008, LE Aoife, along with LE Orla, was ordered to Broadhaven Bay off the coast of North West County Mayo to attempt to quell local and international resistance to Royal Dutch Shell's controversial Corrib Gas Project


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