A 57-year-old male climber was found dead in the Twelve Bens mountain range at Connemara in Galway on Saturday afternoon.  Photograph: Tony Doherty

A mountain climber and a swimmer died in separate incidents over the weekend. A 57-year-old male climber was found dead in the Twelve Bens mountain ra(...)

A search and rescue helicopter was also scrambled and, shortly after 10pm, the unconscious boy was located. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A nine-year-old boy was reported to be in a critical condition in hospital last night after he was recovered from the sea. It is believed he ma(...)

Passengers are transported from a ferry in Doolin Harbour, Co Clare. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The contract for the construction of a new €6 million pier in Doolin, Co. Clare, has been signed. Work on the pier is due to begin in the(...)

A search has resumed this morning for a fisherman who fell into the sea off the coast of Clare yesterday evening. The 42-year-old Latvian, who (...)