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Archaeologists work with Dr Clíodhna Ní Lionáin at the passage tomb site at Dowth Hall, Co Meath. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Polynesia’s Easter Island, Wiltshire’s Stonehenge and southern Peru’s Nazca desert lines crop up regularly in the “top 10” world’s greatest “archaeolo(...)

Lion’s mane jellyfish  off Newquay, Co Clare earlier this month. Photograph: Tom Doyle

Sea swimmers may know that Lion’s mane jellyfish are the most venomous of the indigenous species in Irish waters, but they may not know that this seas(...)

50 of the best picnic spots in Ireland: nothing says summer like cheese and onion crisps with an optional sprinkling of sand and a spectacular view of coast, waterfall, lighthouse or forest. Photograph: E+/Getty

The French invented picnics. The Australians professionalised them, adding high-tech portable barbecues, 13 kinds of posh hummus, and sun shades so co(...)

Alvin Silangan, who lost most of a finger and broke another while working on a trawler on December 15th. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is investigating an incident in which an undocumented Filipino fisherman lost most of a finger and broke another(...)

 A fishing boat out of Howth is seen fishing off the coast of Dublin. Irish fishermen have secured a larger quota for next year. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

The Irish fishing fleet will secure some 233,500 tonnes of quota next year which is worth €280 million to the industry, Minister for Marine Michael Cr(...)

Eimantas Zvirblis, one of the BIM Young Fishmongers of the Year. Photograph: John Sheehan

A good butcher should always be able to tell you where his meat comes from, who reared it and where it was slaughtered. Fishmongers don’t always have (...)

The body of a man in his 40s was removed from Clogherhead Pier to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda on Monday evening

A man has died after getting into difficult while swimming in the sea off Clogherhead, Co Louth. Gardaí said the body of a male, aged in his 40s, was(...)

Celina Vieites, originally from Argentina, with her husband Macdara and their children, Felix and Liam, in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Celina Vieites and her future Irish husband were sitting in a cafe in Buenos Aires the day he popped the question. “He said, ‘Would you like to go (...)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney said he  faced his “most serious” council ever.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland has successfully resisted radical cuts in key whitefish quotas, following a deal brokered by Minister for the Marine Simon Coveney at the EU A(...)

Brian Fitzpatrick: “Sometimes you have to shake off a bad experience and just move on and go again with a different outlook and more solid experience.”

Oriel Sea Salt was established at Port Oriel, Clogherhead, Co Louth in 2010 by Brian Fitzpatrick and John Delany. It extracts and harvests salt and mi(...)

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