Number 53 Percy Place: there is currently a two-storey derelict building on the 0.04 hectare site

Waterways Ireland is to sell an infill development site at 53 Percy Place, Dublin 4, which could accommodate a four-storey office block or residential(...)

The Grand Canal near Portobello bridge in Dublin. File Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A coroner has queried the safety of a low wall along Dublin’s Grand Canal following the drowning of a 55-year-old woman. The wall, which the inquest (...)

When I think of the 35-foot, non-ocean going, cabin-cruiser that has shared a third of my life, my heart should soar. The vision should be of meand(...)

Armagh anglers David Warnock (27), and Daryl Burke (30), died after the vessel they had borrowed for a camping and fishing trip on Lough Ree (above), Co Roscommon, sank last year. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The lives of two fishermen from Northern Ireland could have been saved if their poorly repaired boat had been fitted with basic safety equipment, an i(...)

The Irish Village Markets Thursday market on the Grand Canal at Mespil Road

You can’t swing a bunch of organic mud-encrusted heirloom carrots these days without hitting a farmers’ market. And while they’re a great way to si(...)

Ballyteigelea to St Mullin’s, Co Carlow Start point: From the Carlow village of Borris, take the R702 for Go(...)

A cruiser on the Erne. Work is expected to start on the waterway linking the Erne and the Shannon in April.

Lorna SigginsMarine CorrespondentWaterways Ireland has welcomed Government approval for restoration of the first stretch of the Ulster Canal.Minister (...)

Tania Banotti, IAPI chief executive, who will reveal a three-year strategy to increase the profile of the Irish advertising industry. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Some 12,000 people work in the Irish advertising industry, but just 36 of them attended the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the ind(...)

Bylaws proposed by Waterways Ireland will see a range of charges rise significantly as the authority tries to draw waterways users to the canals and prevent boats  from blocking key moorings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Plans to introduce charges of up to €3,500 per year for houseboats on the Grand and Royal canals and the river Barrow have bee(...)

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan: has put a four-week stay on plans by Waterways Ireland to break up the Aran island ferry Naomh Éanna. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan has said that any proposal to save the former Aran island ferry (...)