Microscopic Alaria plantlets 18 days post spraying

As environmental campaigners highlight the ecological damage caused to fish and birds (and ultimately humans through the food chain) by plastics made (...)

Able Seaman Des Branigan photographed in 2014 at an  event to mark the 30th anniversary of the liquidation of Irish Shipping. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Tributes have been paid to former diver, Irish Shipping veteran and trade unionist Des Branigan who has died at the age of 98. Mr Branigan, from Dubl(...)

The €15 million Beaufort laboratory will house a national ocean energy test facility

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is due to turn the sod today on an international “centre of excellence” for maritime research in Cork harbour.The €15 million Bea(...)