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Dutch fighter pilot Jan Linzel who has died in west Cork aged 103.

One of the oldest survivors of the second World War and the last surviving member of the Royal Dutch Air Force who attacked and fought the Luftwaffe w(...)

John McCarthy, who was in his late 50s, drowned when he fell into the sea when returning to his trawler. File image:  Dara Mac Donaill

The St Patrick’s Day Parade in the west Cork town of Castletownbere was cancelled as a mark of respect to a local fisherman who lost his life when he (...)

File photograph: Fishing boats tied up at Castletownbere, Co Cork

Gardaí investigating the discovery of human remains in fishing nets off the Irish coast have confirmed that a fisherman, matching identification docum(...)

Gardaí say they are following definite lines of inquiry in their attempts to identify two bodies found off the west Cork coast and in Wexford. Photograph: Eric Luke Staff Photographer

Gardaí say they are following definite lines of inquiry in their attempts to identify two bodies found off the west Cork coast and in Wexford, but war(...)

A file image showing trawlers in Castletownbere in Co Cork. Photograph: Getty

Gardaí in Cork are liaising with French and Spanish police following the discovery of human remains by a French trawler fishing off the Irish coast at(...)

Some of the ambulance staff from the Psychiatric Nurses Association  picketing outside an ambulance station on Dublin’s Davitt Road in a dispute over union recognition. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Health service management has warned ambulance staff that they would be breaching the current public service agreement and face potential “consequence(...)

Simon Clark and Rachel Winter who are running around the coast of Ireland for their chosen charity Ecologia Youth Trust pictured in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

“We’re quite shy, actually, both of us are,” says Simon, topping up his glass of ginger beer. “I’m not good at asking for anything, really,” says Rac(...)

Trucks and freight lined up at Rosslare Euro Port on Thursday. Photograph: Alan Betson

The loss of the Irish Ferries services between Rosslare and France next year could severely impact Irish, Spanish and French exporters of fresh fish a(...)

John Lynch, skipper of the fishing vessel Eblana: “Fish don’t do borders. They have tails; they move.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

It is an overcast but dry December morning at Howth pier in north Co Dublin. John Lynch and his crew are preparing to take his trawler, the Eblana, ou(...)

The report found that upgrade works are needed to protect four beaches with poor quality bathing water at Clifden, Co Galway;  Merrion Strand, Loughshinny; and Sandymount strands in Co Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There are 38 towns and villages across the State discharging raw sewage into the environment, according to a new report from the Environmental Protect(...)

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