yep, it is expensive to maintain such ships by professionals and the irish are having financial problems at the moment. and after having realized that the pr-effect won't be as expected they decided to pull out .of course, the pride doesn't allow to admit all this. what did dror feiler expect , that there would be no warnings and threats after what happened last year? but words don't damage ships. the "sabotage by israel"is invented or self-staged to excuse their stepping back.
Passport control employees at Ben Gurion airport to strike between 11 A.M. and 1 P.M. (Haaretz)
from the article: With multiple ships disabled, Gaza flotilla organizers regroup in Greece