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Simon Harris, Minister for Higher Education, Innovation and Science. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

A total of 76 New Foundations projects that will bring researchers and community/voluntary organisations together to share knowledge and develop new i(...)

Seven fishermen have been airlifted to safety this evening by the Irish Coast Guard after their stricken trawler began taking in water in heavy seas off West Cork. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A trawler at the centre of a major rescue operation has sunk hours after her crew were winched to safety by an Irish Coast Guard helicopter in stormy (...)

LE George Bernard Shaw towing Ellie Adhamh towards Bantry. Photograph: Irish Coast Guard

A fishing vessel stranded off the Cork coast with a crew of seven aboard is being towed towards Bantry by the Naval ship LE George Bernard Shaw, accor(...)

Rescue 115 offered to airlift crew members off a stricken vessel off the Co Cork coast. File photograph: Irish Coast Guard/PA Wire

A major rescue operation was set to resume at first light on Saturday when a Naval Service ship will attempt to get a towline to a stricken trawler, w(...)

The RNLI lifeboat escorted the trawler to Castletownbere Harbour. Photograph: iStock

A Spanish fisherman was last night being treated in hospital after being successfully brought ashore by the RNLI Castletownbere Lifeboat after taking (...)

The Causeway Coastal Path stretches 52 exhilarating kilometres from Ballycastle to Portstewart.

It is shaping up to be another year for staycationing. Despite tantalising glimpses of the sunny uplands promised by Covid vaccines, many will not fee(...)

Fishing crews should always ensure gangways between trawlers are properly fixed, the Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB)has recommended after investigating the death of a fisherman in Co Donegal.  File image: Dara Mac Donaill

Fishing crews should always ensure gangways between trawlers are properly fixed, the Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB)has recommended after i(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh has defended the process and says schools will award students’ grades and not the Department of Education. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Any attempt to offer teachers gifts or inducements in relation to students’ Leaving Cert results will be treated as a “serious attempt”to interfere wi(...)

Personnel from Cork County Council board the wreck of the ghost ship MV Alta, driven aground during Storm Dennis near Ballycotton, Co Cork. Photograph:  David Creedon/Anzenberger

A person claiming to represent the owner of the “ghost ship” which washed up on the Cork coast during Storm Dennis has come forward. The Revenue Comm(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hailed the “biggest investment in rural Ireland ever” as he announced the signing of the contract for the National Broadband Plan at an event in Glendalough Co Wicklow. Illustration: Getty

Some 300 towns and villages across Ireland are to get high-speed internet hubs while they await the arrival of the National Broadband Plan. The full l(...)

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