Ian Bailey and Claire Wilkinson arriving at the Four Courts. Photograph: Courts Collins

An friend of Ian Bailey said members of a garda inquiry appointed to look into allegations of corruption in the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder inves(...)

Five fishermen drowned after the “Tit Bonhomme” sank in January 2012. Photograph: Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

Three medals for marine gallantry were handed out last night as a result of the Tit Bonhomme tragedy which occurred in January 2012 off the Cork coas(...)

20 piece Worcester dinner service, all signed Stinton, dated 1916

Auction Results Sunday (July 20th)  Hegarty’s Fine Art Auctioneers, Bandon, Co Cork. Auction of contents of Listarkin House, Union Hall(...)

20-piece Worcester dinner service, all signed Stinton, dated 1916 (€4,000-€6,000)

Next weekend, Hegarty Fine Art Auctioneers in Bandon hope to attract holidaymakers in west Cork to a sale on Sunday (July 20th) at 4pm. Auctioneer Te(...)

The inshore lifeboat service at Union Hall will be maintained on a 24-month trial basis, after which the RNLI will evaluate whether to establish a permanent station at the busy West Cork fishing port.  Photograph: RNLI/Nigel Millard/PA Wire

The RNLI is to establish a lifeboat base in the Cork harbour which was the scene of one of the country’s worst fishing tragedies of recent years when (...)

Artist John Kelly with a piece from one of his Cow Up a Tree series

‘How is one to be creative in the remotest, coldest, windiest and bleakest continent on Earth?” asks Irish-Australian artist John Kelly, who is curren(...)

The Chinese delegation visited trawlers at Union Hall pier and nearby Union Hall Smoked Fish factory as part of their tour of west Cork.

Louise Roseingrave in CorkIreland’s seafood sector is poised for major expansion in the Chinese market following a trial deal struck yesterday in Cork(...)

Hilary Fannin with Jim Kennedy of Atlantic Sea Kayaking taking part in a twilight trip at Reen Pier, Union Hall. Photograph: Emma Jervis

The stretch of coastline from the fishing village of Union Hall, on the west side of Glandore Harbour in Co Cork, to Ring Head, overlooking Clonakilty(...)

Egyptian colleagues grieve behind a hearse containing the body of Tit Bonhomme crew member Attia Shaban at the pier at Union Hall in west Cork, after the trawler sank early last year. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has said he will consider concerns raised over the handling of emergency calls from the trawler Tit Bonhomme after(...)

Safety at sea

The sun-filled setting of Union Hall earlier this week, with dinghies tacking in light winds across from Glandore harbour, could not have offered a gr(...)