Roseate terns on Rockabill. Photograph: Alan Betson

Over the next few weeks a conservation success story will touch down in Ireland: roseate terns will fly in from West Africa to Europe to nest on Irela(...)

Carlingford Lough is so narrow at Narrow Water that the Irish soldiers searching the undergrowth yesterday could see the faces of British army divers (...)

Sites to see along the St Patrick’s Camino

Two businessmen from both sides of the border have launched a new walking trail – the St Patrick’s Camino – in time for St Patrick’s Day. The self-gui(...)

Sources put the stolen quantity of mussels at up to 200 tonnes. Photograph: David Sleator

Gardaí are investigating claims that up to €500,000 worth of mussels were stolen from the seabed in Carlingford Lough in Co Louth. As part of the inve(...)

Troubled water

Stormont Minister for Finance Sammy Wilson says he detects a “political smell” in the campaign to get the bridge built linking North and South (...)