John Thornton: “Wherever ordinary salt was used in the past, Irish Biosalt can be substituted with obvious health benefits.”

Salt has long been a nutritional bad boy implicated in serious health problems such as high blood pressure and stroke. But it makes food taste good a(...)

The heaviest fish for the week on Lough Sheelin was a 10lb (4.5kg) trout caught by Thomas Lynch (pictured)

THE first commercially caught Irish wild salmon of 2014 will shortly be found on sale in Harrods after a Co Clare company landed a 12-month deal to su(...)

 Minister for Agriculture, Marine and Food	Simon Coveney: due to receive fish farm licence application once environmental impact assessment is completed. Photograph: Eric Luke

Bord Iascaigh Mhara is to seek licence approval for a second State-owned organic fish farm off the west coast.The 5,000-tonne project earmarked for a (...)

Full list of candidates Galway may be the State’s most ethnically diverse city, with several “new Irish” candidates standing in 2005 and 2009, (...)

In 2007 my friend Paul Clancy connected with me on Facebook. In the “how we know each other” section he wrote: “Shared a rich fantasy life for many(...)

Grey seal: a protected species under EU habitats directive. Illustration: Michael Viney

One summer long ago, before Charles Haughey annexed its solitude, I had myself cast away for three weeks on Inishvickillane in the Blaskets, an(...)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine  Simon Coveney told a conference today that ‘sustainable and science-based’ aquaculture would help to meet increasing demand worldwide for high-quality protein.   Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Plans by an Irish-Norwegian consortium to build one of the world’s largest marine food ingredient plants in south Donegal have been described a(...)

The IFA report says  the Irish farmed salmon sector would “only fill a corner” of one Norwegian fjord. Photograph: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Delays in issuing fish farm licences have cost an estimated €60 million in investment ove(...)

Simon Coveney: “If the owners of this vessel are abiding by the rules they should have no issue with observers.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Minister for the Marine Simon Coveney has sought to assuage concerns about the recent arrival off the west coast of one of the world’s largest (...)

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(...)