Racehorse trainer Philip Fenton arrives at Carrick-on-Suir District Court in Co Tipperary. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Part of the prosecution’s case against trainer Philip Fenton, who stands accused of possession of unlicensed animal remedies, is that he “accepts” he(...)

The signing of a contract for repair to the bridges to Haulbowline Island has been welcomed by Minister for the Marine, Simon Coveney. Image: Google Street View

The signing of a contract for repair to the bridges to Haulbowline Island has been welcomed by Minister for the Marine, Simon Coveney as an important (...)

Ireland’s dairy sector had cause to celebrate after it was one of the countries to pass an audit by the Chinese authorities, which means that Irish pl(...)

The Irish Farmers’ Associationsays that most of the caged salmon were suffocated in the crush. However, a group opposed to fish farm expansion  claims it is Ireland’s “largest single salmon farm escape”

Up to 230,000 farmed salmon may have been lost off the west Cork coast in one of the nine recent Atlantic storms. (...)

Trainer Philip Fenton at Clonmel Racecourse. Photograph:   Niall Carson/PA Wire

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA)has confirmed that officials visited Philip Fenton’s stables in Ireland yesterday to carry out tests on(...)

A case against racehorse trainer Philip Fenton at Carrick-on-Suir District Court has been adjourned.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Lawyers for a leading Irish racehorse trainer have told a court there are issues regarding summonses issued against him over the alleged posses(...)

The Burren: home to agri- environmental scheme designed to conserve and support the heritage, environment and communities of the region

The Government has identified knowledge transfer between farmers as a key element of the new Rural Development Programme – part of the overall €12.5 b(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney: said he hoped today’s meeting would help resolve any differences.  Photograph: Inpho

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said he hopes to see an end to industrial action at his department following a meeting between management and u(...)

Dr Noreen Burke of the Galway Atlantaquaria, a board director of the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, with the common dolphin  which was washed up on Grattan Road beach during the high tide and winds in Galway city. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Six lighthouses were damaged in the extreme storm force winds and tidal surges that hit the west and south coasts. There were also several mammal stra(...)

Gougane Barra Forest Park, in Co Cork,will close for approximately six months while trees are felled to control the fungus disease. The site will be replanted after the felling.

Coillte has confirmed it is to close Gougane Barra Forest Park in Co Cork for six months to allow for a major tree-felling operation after the discove(...)