Killybegs

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Skylark Experiences on Inishbofin, off the Connemara coast, offers a complete immersion in island life where you get to spend time sheepfarming, birdw(...)

Cathal Groonell, managing director of Iasc Mara Teo, at Ros-a-Mhíl Harbour: catches handled by his firm are sold to markets across Europe, north Africa and the Caribbean. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Connemara fish factory manager Cathal Groonell would be justified in feeling nervous about Brexit as Britain is a key market for Irish seafood, and 3(...)

‘Birthday boy’, Cyril Boggins, from Killarney, with 1.5kg (3.02lb) from Mask

Anglers from the across the globe have arrived in the midlands to take part in this week’s FIPS-ed World Championships Predator Boat Angling with Lure(...)

The Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB) inquiry into the incident on the Oileán an Óir (italics) on August 24th, 2015 found the two men inhaled “lethal” levels of hydrogen sulphide and “elevated” levels of ammonia. File photograph: Getty Images

An investigation into the deaths of two fishermen who were overcome by fumes on board a trawler in Killybegs, Co Donegal last year has recommended tha(...)

Brian Wright and Jane Chambless Wright at home in the former Cooracloona national school, Co Leitrim. Photograph: James Connolly

On the road between Glenfarne and Kiltyclogher in north Co Leitrim lie the remains of two perfectly ruined houses, their stone walls crumbled, their r(...)

Thomas Pringle

Thomas Pringle (48) from Killybegs, Co Donegal is an Independent left-wing politician who was first elected to the Dáil in 2011. He was first elected(...)

Séamus and Philomena Lappin, Corran, Tassagh, Co Armagh, were given a number of loan facilities by AIB between September 2007 and October 2009.

AIB is seeking summary judgment for €6.6 million against a couple over alleged default on loans to buy and build property. Séamus and Philomena Lappi(...)

Fine Gael TD John Deasy: has pushed for Enterprise Ireland to assess the underutilised harbours. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A group of large harbours across the State is not being used adequately to promote and develop fishing and seafood, the Dáil Public Accounts Committe(...)

Minister for Marine Simon Coveney said that it has the potential to “become a catalyst for transformation of the Irish seafood sector”.

Ireland could become a “global leader” in marine food ingredients if plans for a biomarine plant in south Donegal are realised, according to a Norwegi(...)

 John Molloy: Many of his former scientific colleagues from around the world sent messages reflecting fond memories of man with a great sense of humour and an incredible knowledge and passion for the Irish mid-water fishery

John Molloy, one of the most charismatic and respected figures in Irish and international marine science, enjoyed a unique relationship with fishing c(...)