The land at Foynes Port about to be offered for sale on the international market by the CRH Group

Most of the industrial-zoned land around Foynes Port in Co Limerick is about to be offered for sale on the international market by the CRH Grou(...)

Amid flooding in St Mary’s Park, Limerick, where the river Shannon burst its banks,  Ger Hogan helps  to ferry people to safety.  Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

, Storms and sea swells which battered the west coast at the weekend caused renewed damage to homes and businesses which had suffered during the flo(...)

A yellow weather warning issued this morning by Met Éireann remains in force but will be replaced overnight with a status orange weather warning as conditions deteriorate. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Motorists are being warned to take care on the roads today as Met Éireann predicts a deterioration in weather conditions, with heavy rain and gale (...)

The tanker, Hellesport Charger lost her main engines around 1pm today approximately 100 miles west of Loop Head and is drifting in Force 7 winds and six metre swells towards the Irish coast.

The Irish Coastguard has begun an operation to assist a stricken chemical tanker with 15,000 tonnes of caustic soda on board after the ship lost po(...)

Handout photo  issued by Shannon Coast Guard Rescue of the Abuk Lion (left) under tow by the tug boat Celtic Isle off Kinsale Head yesterday. Photograph: Shannon Coast Guard Rescue

From Barry Roche,Southern Correspondent, Cork 31 Dec 2013The crew of a stricken bulk freighter are this afternoon recovering ashore in Cork after spen(...)

The freighter under tow yesterday   off Kinsale head. Photograph: PA

The crew of a stricken bulk freighter were last night recovering in Cork after their ship’s engines failed and they drifted for more than 18 hours thr(...)

A stricken bulk carrier with a crew of 13 on board is due in Cork Harbour this evening after a tug succeeded in getting a tow line aboard her this mor(...)

Shannon Foynes Port Company’s operating and administration costs were reduced by €300,000 to €7 million in 2012. Photograph: Shannon Foynes Port Company

Shannon Foynes Port Company has put record financial results down to an increase in shipping activity levels not seen since 2008. Today it posted an o(...)

“I set out by hired bike along the north coast of the peninsula, my target for day one being the lighthouse at the tip, following a clifftop road, as magnificent as Moher but devoid of traffic.”

T he fact that I took two days and three night s to take on the 65km Loop Head (...)