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The after-effects of ectocarpus –  a brown-coloured opportunist algae – in Dublin Bay at Booterstown which is killing seagrass

The decline of carbon-capturing seagrass, evidence of sea level rise caused by climate change, and major structural faults in coastal defences are amo(...)

Oliver Cromwell. A portrait by Sir Peter Lely in 1657. Photograph: Palazzo Pitti/ Public Domain

As evening descended around him Don Juan Morfa, a captain in the Spanish army, oversaw the hasty construction of an earthwork barricade near the mouth(...)

Fáilte Ireland food champions Gearoid Lynch, Niall Sabongi, Tom Flavin, Seaneen Sullivan, Anthony O’Toole and Brid Torrades launching Boxty Without Borders. Photograph: Barry Cronin

Long-table dinners and lunches are nothing new, bringing communal dining to locations from farmyards to orchards, to greenhouses, to one of Cork city’(...)

Coastwatch director Karin Dubsky with guest speakers Sophie Mjati, of France Nature Environnement, Marc-Philip Buckhout, Seas at Risk policy officer, and  Tatiana Luján, of Client Earth, attending the conference at Trinity College. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland has designated just 2.3 per cent of its vast marine area for special protection, and yet most of its important sea habitats are “in inadequate(...)

From left to right: Insp Marty Mullan, PSNI Strabane, Lionel Knobbs, Loughs Agency area inspector, Sgt James McLaughlin, PSNI Strabane, John McCartney, Director of Conservation and Protection, Loughs Agency and Garda Supt Martin Walker at Clady Bridge on the border between Co  Tyrone and Co Donegal on Tuesday. Photograph: PSNI

In the village of Clady, an old stone bridge connects Co Tyrone to Co Donegal. The border is somewhere beneath, in the shifting waters of the River Fi(...)

Chef, food writer and cookery tutor Gill Meller participating in the judging of the Great Taste Awards in the UK

Irish food producers and retailers have earned a total of 18 three-star ratings, the highest accolade, at the prestigious Great Taste Awards run by th(...)

Gay Byrne among the Aladdin’s Cave of toys that formed the backdrop for what continues to be the Late Late Toy Show.

In the analogue era, receiving RTÉ in most parts of Northern Ireland required an extra aerial. A symbol of reaching out for a signal from somewhere el(...)

Daniel Stewart. Photograph: Lily Duffield

Trailed two-hundred-and-seventy miles, Fought bitter gales hard, Swum turbulent showers, Blazed freezing chills, And now, I awake in Armagh. Abandone(...)

 Carlingford, Co Louth. A garda spokesman said: “The message to the visiting public is to enjoy their visit to Carlingford but to respect the village and it’s residents.” File photograph: Fáilte Ireland

Gardaí have warned visitors to the popular seaside resort of Carlingford over Easter to “respect the village” as they step up patrols amid fears of di(...)

Ruth Maguire from Newcastle, Co Down, who went  missing during a hen night in  Carlingford, Co Louth, on March 16th. Photograph : Facebook

The sister of a mother of three who died while on a hen night in Co Louth earlier this month has said her sister who lost her life didn’t really drink(...)

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