The Big Cat trawler which hit rocks on Valentia Island in January 1989 is pounded by waves. Photograph Liam Burke/Press 22

The sinking of the Lusitania, the bombing of Air India flight 182 and the 1979 Fastnet race are among many incidents which will be remembered on Va(...)

Commander Liam Brett joined the Naval Service in 1946. Photograph: Alan Betson

Former Flag Officer Commanding the Naval Service Liam Brett has died. Commodore Brett played a pivotal role in the expansion of the service in the 197(...)

The LE Aoife in Dun Laoghaire. File Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Ireland has agreed to donate the recently decommissioned LE Aoife to the Maltese armed forces as part of an agreement reached between the two countrie(...)

Dublin-based Cartrawler provides software and systems to airlines, travel companies and others in the tourism trade to allow them to offer car-hire services on their websites.

Car rental specialist Cartrawler is buying a British rival’s online business in a deal that will also see it hook up with the lastminute.com brand.Dub(...)

Improvements to the Dreamliner 787’s battery could help the aircraft return to service. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

Boeing said safety upgrades to the 787 Dreamliner's battery systems may allow commercial flights to restart within weeks, ending a two-month gr(...)