The flooded quayside at Kinvara, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Storm Darwin reached gusting speeds of 160 km/h across the Atlantic seaboard last night, cutting power, uprooting trees(...)

The Tit Bonhomme, which sank last year near the mouth of Glandore Harbour in Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has promised a change to the existing system of responding to 999 emergency telephone calls in marine incidents.Ho(...)

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar said the reorganisation of maritime safety and marine emergency services would co-ordinate efforts more closely between the Irish Coast Guard and Marine Survey Office. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Cabinet has approved a reorganisation of maritime safety and marine emergency services by Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar which will combine t(...)

Egyptian colleagues grieve behind a hearse containing the body of Tit Bonhomme crew member Attia Shaban at the pier at Union Hall in west Cork, after the trawler sank early last year. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has said he will consider concerns raised over the handling of emergency calls from the trawler Tit Bonhomme after(...)

Safety at sea

The sun-filled setting of Union Hall earlier this week, with dinghies tacking in light winds across from Glandore harbour, could not have offered a gr(...)

Egyptian colleagues grieve and pray beside the hearse containing the body of crew member Attia Shaban at the pier at Union Hall in west Cork last January. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

The State's investigation into the sinking of the fishing vessel Tit Bonhomme last year wit(...)