Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, who died, when the Irish Coast Guard Sikorsky helicopter crashed at Blackrock island, 13km west of Blacksod, Co Mayo, in March 2017. File photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

The father of Capt Dara Fitzpatrick said he was “quite shocked” by some of the findings in the report into the Rescue 116 helicopter crash that killed(...)

Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan said  ‘it would be scandalous if we were fighting against such costs (being paid) but it’s not true’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Transport told families of those who died in the 2017 Rescue 116 helicopter crash that his Department will pay legal costs incurred for a(...)

JP McManus heading to his helicopter after his jet made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport on July 7th, 2019. Photograph: Press 22

Billionaire businessman JP McManus and the staff on his private jet were “in serious danger” last year after one of its engines failed in mid-air, an (...)

The scene of a light aircraft crash in Belan, outside Athy, Co Kildare on Friday in which two men died.

Two men have been killed in light aircraft crash in Co Kildare. A Garda statement said the crash happened at Belan, Moone, Athy on Thursday evening. (...)