Michelle Mitchell moved to Brittany to live with her partner and their dog.

Michelle Mitchell is originally from Kilcormac in Co Offaly. She moved to Binic- Ètables sur Mer on the Côtes d’Armor in Brittany in June 2016, follow(...)

Jeannie de Clarens with her husband, Henri. They both survived stays in concentration camps. Photograph: New York Times

Born April 1st, 1919 Died August 23rd, 2017 Jeannie de Clarens, an amateur spy who passed a wealth of information to the British about the developme(...)

The Open 60 entry Hugo Boss skippered by Alex Thompson with Nicholas ‘Nin’ O’Leary during the Rolex Fastnet Race 2017.  Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

A new initiative to unlock Ireland’s potential as a world sailing hub was announced this week and is already drawing interest from the country’s scatt(...)

The body onboard the French-registered vessel was discovered in port in France. It is known to fish off the southwest coast of Ireland.

  French police are investigating the discovery of a dead baby found aboard a fishing boat that regularly lands catches at Killybegs, Co Donegal(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar gives a high-five  to flyboarder Beau Weston  at SeaFest 2017 in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has expressed support for a new all-island sail training ship that would be a replacement for the Asgard II. A €16 million pla(...)

Dan Martin: “I have never felt better going into the Tour de France.”

If it was a boxing match, it would be a 12-rounder where the fighters slug lumps out of each other from start to finish. The final stage of last month(...)

The eight victims of the London Bridge terrorist attack (top row, left to right): Canadian Christine Archibald, James McMullan, Alexandre Pigeard, French chef Sebastien Belanger; bottom row, left to right: Australian nurse Kirsty Boden, Australian Sara Zelenak, Xavier Thomas and Spanish banker Ignacio Echeverria. Photograph: Family Handout/PA Wire

Inquests into the deaths of five of the eight victims killed in the London Bridge terrorist attack have opened at Southwark coroner’s court. The hear(...)

21-year-old Sara Zelenak from Australia was  confirmed dead on Tuesday after becoming separated from friends during the terror attack on Saturday night. Photograph: Facebook

All eight people known to have died in the London terror attack have been named. The Metropolitan Police said all of the 15 victims currentl(...)

Camping Les Ormes in Dol de Bregtagne, Brittany

Thought five-star camping was a contradiction in terms? Check out our top 10 sites with fun stuff for kids, and sights to see for grown-ups, to ensure(...)

Damian Shaw: An Post Chainreaction team member is faring better in international competition this year. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Former national champion Damien Shaw has continued his recent run of good form and is sitting tenth overall in the Tour de Bretagne in France after th(...)