Frank Golden came to be recognised as a worldwide authority on sea survival and was invited to lecture in a multitude of countries to naval, aviation, scientific and recreational groups.

Frank Golden, who has died aged 77, was a Cork-born doctor who became a leading international expert on marine safety and survival at sea.The sixth of(...)

Undated picture of murdered British student Meredith Kercher. Raffaele Sollecito, the young Italian accused with his former girlfriend Amanda Knox of murdering her in 2007, appealed to a court today to dismiss the “absurd” charges

Raffaele Sollecito, the young Italian accused with his former girlfriend Amanda Knox of murdering British student Meredith Kercher in 2007, appealed (...)

Amanda Knox (26), has always denied murdering Meredith Kercher in 2007, when both were university exchange students in Perugia, Italy, and she told US television earlier this month that “common sense” told her not to return to Italy for the retrial. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

The retrial of Amanda Knox for the murder of her British roommate in 2007 opens in Florence today, refocusing international attention on the sensation(...)

Amanda Knox has said in an interview on American TV that  she wants the truth to come out and for her to be ‘reconsidered as a person’.

Amanda Knox has claimed that what happened to her when she went on trial for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher in Italy could have(...)

 Nephin’s nature: wilderness in a modified landscape. Illustration: Michael Viney

There’s a stretch of road in north Mayo, through Bangor Erris to Mulrany, where the sky opens up to twice its normal size and is lighted, at ti(...)

Chemical investigations suggest that raw material for Ireland’s prehistoric gold hoard may have been sourced from near neighbours. An alternati(...)