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Caitríona Lucas, the Coast Guard volunteer who died during a search and rescue operation in Kilkee, Co Clare, last year.

The British Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) is reviewing the circumstances surrounding the death of Irish Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas o(...)

The Irish Coast Guard claims Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has “not been sufficiently advised” of the full consequences of reorganisation proposals. Photograph:   Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Irish Coast Guard has warned that the lives of both rescue staff and volunteers could be put at risk by a reorganisation of maritime safety which (...)

A graphic from Met Éireann showing a comparison between the temperatures recorded at its monitoring stations last month and  the historical average.

Last month was generally dry and warm with many counties recording their driest August since 2005, according to Met Éireann. Only Carlow recorded abov(...)