A dog named Hooch has been rescued by the Irish Coast Guard after becoming trapped on sea cliffs in Dublin. Photograph: Irish Coast Guard via Fergus Cooney

A dog named Hooch has been rescued by the Irish Coast Guard after becoming trapped on sea cliffs in Dublin. The incident occurred at Balscadden on (...)

Ross Castle, Killarney National Park. Widespread rain and gail-force winds are expected as Storm Frank hits the country. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Western, southern and midlands counties are braced for a battering over the coming days with strong winds, high tides and heavy rain expected across t(...)

The South Eastern Mountain Rescue, Tramore Cliff and Mountain Rescue team and an Irish Coast Guard helicopter were involved in the search for the missing family.

A family of five who were reported missing on a Tipperary mountain range yesterday evening have been found safe and well.The alarm was raised shortly (...)

It is believed the skull discovered on the Burrow beach in Sutton had been in the sea for a long time.

A human skull and bone were discovered by a man walking on the Burrow beach in Sutton, north Dublin, on Sunday afternoon. Gardaí were called to the sc(...)

Surfers line the shore on Tramore Beach in Co Waterford. A man was airlifted from the beach yesterday afternoon after suffering a heart attack.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A man in his 70s was airlifted from Tramore beach yesterday afternoon after suffering a cardiac arrest.The Irish Coast Guard helicopter search and res(...)

In action: the  Irish Coast Guard Sikorsky S-92 search and rescue helicopter

‘It’s great to receive recognition for a job well done,” Paraic Slattery says about receiving the Frederick L Feinberg award from the American Helicop(...)

Lyubov Orlova, docked on Dublin’s quays, in August 2005. Photograph: Daniel Kelleher

A ghost ship full of cannibalistic rats may be headed towards Irish shorelines. The unmanned 1,600-tonne MV Lyubov Orlova has been drifting in the (...)

The Irish Coast Guard has recovered the body of a missing man off the coast at Ballybunion, Co Kerry today.

The Irish Coast Guard has recovered the body of a missing man off the coast at Ballybunion, Co Kerry today.The 64-year-old Limerick man had been miss(...)

There are difficult sea conditions off the Co Clare coast today where a search has resumed this morning for a man who fell into the sea yesterday.The (...)

The tall ship ‘Astrid’ has been resting on rocks since it ran aground at Sovereign Rocks off Kinsale on July 24th. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Preparations to salvage the Dutch-owned tall ship Astrid from rocks off Kinsale in Co Cork are under way following approval from the Irish Coast Guard(...)