Dr Robert Ballard (left),  the ocean explorer who discovered the Titanic in 1985, opening a new Ocean Exploration Centre  at the Titanic Belfast centre, with Conal Harvey, chairman of Titanic Belfast.  Photograph: Elaine Hill

The man who discovered the wreck of the Titanic has warned ti(...)

Breakers in Co Mayo: ocean surveillance is intense now. Illustration: Michael Viney

Beachcombed flotsam of marine technology decorates the Viney homestead, if not, I hope, in the manner of some overeager seafood boutiques – no nets or(...)