The Natural History Museum on Dublin’s Merrion Square. File  photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Irish Game and Country Fair The Irish Game and Country Fair takes place in Birr, Co Offaly, on Saturday and Sunday. As well as showcasing country(...)

Trawlers at Howth Harbour, one of those affected by the BIM decision to close ice production. Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) has said health and safety issues at three plants producing ice for fishing trawlers led to a decision to close them down te(...)

Fine Gael TD John Deasy: has pushed for Enterprise Ireland to assess the underutilised harbours. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A group of large harbours across the State is not being used adequately to promote and develop fishing and seafood, the Dáil Public Accounts Committe(...)

 John Molloy: Many of his former scientific colleagues from around the world sent messages reflecting fond memories of man with a great sense of humour and an incredible knowledge and passion for the Irish mid-water fishery

John Molloy, one of the most charismatic and respected figures in Irish and international marine science, enjoyed a unique relationship with fishing c(...)

The Fermanagh lakelands, Co Fermanagh

The judges of The Irish Times Best Place to Holiday in Ireland competition have selected an initial longlist of 25 locations. They include tourist-(...)