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Members of the Lough Swilly Wild Oyster Society have been fishing for native oysters  for about 25 years

Lough Swilly is an “environmental disaster” due to the alleged failure of the marine authorities to properly control farming of oysters there, the Hig(...)

Snow in Carrigallen in Co Leitrim on Sunday morning. Photograph: Kevin McManus

A number of schools were closed on Monday as snow and ice swept over the country on Sunday night and Monday morning. A status yellow weather warning (...)

An appeal over a  damages award made to a man whose foot was crushed  when he was working in a quarry has been dismissed. File photograph:  Getty Images

An appeal over a €453,000 damages award made to a man whose foot was crushed by a digger when he was working in a quarry has been dismissed by the Cou(...)

In 2010 Shaun Kelly (centre) was driving a car which collided with another travelling in the opposite direction. One man (66) and seven young men were all killed.

The man responsible for Ireland’s worst ever single road crash has been released from prison in time for Christmas. Co Donegal man Shaun Kelly (29),(...)

A woman in her 90s has died in a house fire in  Co Donegal. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A woman in her 90s has died in a house fire in Inishowen, Co Donegal. The blaze broke out at a house in the Illies area of Buncrana just after 4pm o(...)

Engineers work  at one of the  fire-damaged sheds on a site  where  former waste collector Jim Ferry, whose arrest has been ordered by the High Court, dumped 38,000 tons of rubbish. Photograph:  North West Newspix

Donegal County Council has begun removing waste illegally dumped near Letterkenny by former waste collector Jim Ferry, whose arrest has been ordered b(...)

Louise James outside the Lake of Shadows Hotel in Buncrana, Co Donegal following  the inquest into the deaths of her partner Seán McGrotty, sons Evan and Mark, sister Jodie Lee Daniels and mother Ruth Daniels, who died when their car slipped off Buncrana pier in Co Donegal in March 2016. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The woman who lost five family members in the Buncrana pier drowning tragedy has taken a High Court case against Donegal County Council and the estate(...)

Seán McGrotty, who was in his late 40s, his two sons Mark (12) and Evan (8), and the boys’ grandmother Ruth Daniels (59) died alongside Ruth’s daughter Jodi-Lee (14)

The occupants of the stricken Audi SUV that sank off Buncrana pier in Co Donegal killing five people should have been able to unlock the car in the wa(...)

A policeman at  Buncrana Pier, Co Donegal after the tragedy which killed five people in March, 2016. Photograph: PA

A Garda witness has told an inquest how rescue personnel tried to resuscitate the five people who died in the Buncrana drowning tragedy on Lough Swill(...)

Seán McGrotty, who was in his late 40s, his two sons Mark (12) and Evan (8), and the boys’ grandmother Ruth Daniels (59) died alongside her grandddaughter Jodi-Lee (14)

“I got a feeling something was not right – I don’t know why,” Louise James told the inquest into the Buncrana drowning tragedy. In a harrowing day of(...)

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