Leitrim Tourism and Leitrim County Council  recently launched the opening of an International standard rowing facility in Lough Rynn, Co. Leitrim. Photo: David Maher/Sportsfile

The Ireland trials set for this weekend at the National Rowing Centre in Cork will go ahead in a restricted format because the weather forecast is po(...)

Diamond Jubilee winner Slade Power is an 11-4 favourite for the July Cup at Newmarket. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/inpho

It’s not unknown for a Group 1 sprint to end in a dead-heat and that would be the ideal July Cup result this Saturday for the Eddie Lynam team whose s(...)

Assistant State Pathologist, Dr Margaret Bolster said that both Mr McCarthy, who was found to have a blood alcohol concentration of 204mgs per 100ml, and Clarissa had died from acute cardio respiratory failure due to drowning. File photograph: Collins

A 50-year-old farmer chose to end his own life and drowned his 3-year-old daughter in the sea near their family farm outside Ballydehob in West(...)

A person walks past as waves crash onto the Coast Road in Malahide, Dublin on Friday. Met Éireann has issued a fresh weather warning today with gusts of up to 110km/h forecast and a risk of coastal flooding. Photograph: PA

Met Éireann has upgraded its weather warning for today and is forecasting gusts of up to 120km/h today with a risk of further coastal flooding.It upgr(...)

The Red House, Youghal, Co Cork

“Look!” says Helen Keane as she shifts a rug on the floor at the Red House. “When we lifted the old carpets this is what we found.” She has exposed a (...)

 Claire Lambe will be hoping to build on her impressive showing in the European Championships when she competes in the lightweight single scull at the World Championships  in Chungju, Korea. Photo: Harry How/Getty Images

Ireland’s first crew to compete at the World Rowing Championships in Chungju in Korea is set to go into action on Sunday. Lightweight sculler Claire L(...)

Irish crews will compete in two World Championships over the next two weeks, while the programme for next season has been announced – and it begins ne(...)

The €15 million Beaufort laboratory will house a national ocean energy test facility

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is due to turn the sod today on an international “centre of excellence” for maritime research in Cork harbour.The €15 million Bea(...)