In 1984 the 'Marita Ann' fishing trawler loaded with arms for the IRA was seized off the coast of Skelligs, Co. Kerry.

A crew of five was arrested and seven tons of military equipment confiscated. 

This RTÉ News report by Tom McSweeney and Charlie Bird shows the Marita Ann being escorted to shore by 'Le Mar' and 'Aisling'.

An Taoiseach, Dr. Garret FitzGerald spoke to RTÉ News on the capture.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 29 September, 1984.