Malin Head: a good place to watch the Northern Lights from

This circular walk around Malin Head, the northernmost point of Ireland, starts at the car park close to Lloyd’s Tower, at the highest part of(...)

Submarine spotted by fishermen off the coast of Donegal, near  Tory Island. Photograph: Colm O’Brien

A fisherman described how his fishing boat had a close encounter with a submarine off the coast of Donegal – the second in less than a year. Seán Bria(...)

Derek Hill painting a portrait of playwright and songwriter Sir Noël Coward

Derek Hill may not be a household name but he is one of a select few Englishmen granted honorary Irish citizenship. President Mary McAleese conferred (...)

The flight touched down safely at 8.14pm and was able to taxi directly to the terminal building where it was met by airport police officers and gardaí.

An elderly woman was arrested on Friday night after the flight on which she was travelling was forced to divert to Shannon Airport. It’s understood th(...)

The head of the company that owns the world’s largest trawler Annelies Ilena, formerly Atlantic Dawn, that his board is considering appealing a €105,000 fine imposed by an Irish court

The head of the company that owns the world’s largest trawler said on Sunday that his board is considering appealing a €105,000 fine imposed by an Iri(...)

The Dutch super-trawler “Annelies Ilena”, tied up in Killybegs after it was detained  by the Irish Naval Service. Photograph: Niall Duffy

Seagulls alerted the Irish Naval Service to likely breaches of EU fishing regulations on one of the world’s largest trawlers, it was claimed in court(...)

Around Letterkenny, it’s one of those days you wouldn’t “put a dog out”. Long experience has taught me, however, that an egregious day inland doesn(...)