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File photograph of Irish Naval Vessel L.É. Róisín on a routine maritime security operations patrol off Rockall. Photograph:Defence Forces

A warning from the Scottish government that it will take action against Irish fishing vessels that fish in the area around Rockall, a disputed island (...)

Bundoran Beach, Co Donegal, lost its blu flag. Photograph: Holger Leue/Tourism Ireland

Bundoran Beach in Co Donegal and Bertra Strand and Golden Strand in Co Mayo have failed to retain their blue flag status for 2019. Rathmullan Marino (...)

Shannon Blueway

Cork to Nice    Aer Lingus has launched its first direct flight from Cork to Nice, just in time for the summer season. The new route will (...)

An offshore wind farm off the coast of England, operated by Innogy Renewables.

After years of neglect, energy companies plan to sink almost €6 billion into the Irish Sea over the next half decade or so on offshore wind projects. (...)

According to Dr Mary S Booth, burning wood for energy emit more CO2 per unit of energy generated than coal. File photograph: iStock

Classifying forest biomass as a renewable fuel “fatally undermines the goals of the new European Renewable Energy Directive”, according to plaintiffs (...)

 A cafe starts taking water in the town of Saint Marks as Hurricane Michael passes, in Florida, US. Photograph: Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images

Hurricane Michael crashed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday, flooding towns and ripping up trees with 249km/h winds and the potential for a deva(...)

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever: a future vision of rock’s past

What A very 1980s-inspired guitar band. Where Australia. Why Nostalgia is a powerful beast. In the case of Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – or Rollin(...)

Snorkelling at Solomon’s Hole: this excursion is more memorable for its remarkable geology than its underwater life.   Photograph: Gareth McCormack

Hook Head offers two unique snorkelling spots, with a natural rock arch and the world’s oldest lighthouse as backdrops. Scuba divers rate Hook Head a(...)

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever is such a deceptively complicated name I thought I’d need to get it tattooed on to my skin to avoid jumbling the order(...)

No 6, Burrow Road

Burrow Beach, long hailed as one of Dublin’s finest 1.2km shoreline walks, is part of the spit of land connecting Howth Head to the mainland. It stret(...)

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