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 Representatives of the Garda and Coast Guard with relatives of those who died in the Lacken drowning disaster in 1927 at the  ceremony  at Lacken Pier, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Irish Coast Guard volunteer Amy Lynott believes she owes her affinity with the Atlantic to her great-grandfather Thomas Lynott, who lost his life off (...)

The EPA says waste water is one of the main threats to water quality in Ireland. Photograph: Getty Images

Waste-water treatment facilities in 50 of Ireland’s 185 large towns and cities fail to comply with EU standards, according to the latest Environmental(...)

Winchman Ciarán Smith, a father of three from north Dublin, has been missing since Rescue 116 crashed with the loss of all four on board on March 14th last.

North Mayo gardaí say that the Rescue 116 helmet and lifejacket discovered on a beach at the weekend belongs to missing Irish Coast Guard winchman Cia(...)

Winchman Paul Ormsby remains missing after the crash

North Mayo gardaí have confirmed that a helmet and lifejacket discovered on a beach on the Mullet peninsula belongs to one of the two missing crewmen (...)

Head chef Craig Naughton in the kitchen of the Yew Tree in Castlebar, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Mayo businessman Gary Middleton was very disappointed with the handling of the alert over odourless gas this week. Mr Middleton, who is part-owner of(...)

The scene of Monday’s fatal car crash on the N17 outside Claremorris Mayo. Photograph: Conor McKeown

The stretch of road on the N17 near Claremorris in Co Mayo where a grandmother, mother and child lost their lives in a road collision on Monday has be(...)

Three people – including a child – died after a crash near Claremorris in Co Mayo on Monday. Photograph: Conor McKeown

A “numbness” and “silence” has descended upon the Belmullet Gaeltacht community in Co Mayo following the deaths of three members of a family in a road(...)

The scene of the fatal car crash on the N17 outside Claremorris, Co Mayo. Photograph: Conor McKeown

Three members of a Co Mayo family and two American tourists were killed in two separate road crashes on Monday on what was the worst single day this y(...)

SS Tuskar was three miles west of Eagle island, above, in north Mayo when it was sunk by a mine launched from a German submarine. Photograph: Gareth McCormack/garethmccormack.com

The deaths of 10 Irish and Scottish crew in a first World War sinking off the north Mayo coast have been marked at a centenary commemoration in Erris.(...)

Archaeologist Seamus Caulfield with Shane Fox and Orla Maher from Dublin at the Céide Fields, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

The very fact that beneath the wild heathery bogs of north Mayo lies the most extensive Stone Age monument in the world is both humbling and hard to g(...)

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