Clogherhead

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Two fishing boats seized by the  Navy moored in Clogherhead, Co Louth. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The captains of two small Northern Ireland registered fishing boats who breached fishing regulations in a Co Louth bay have been given the benefit of (...)

With a sea area almost 10 times the size of its landmass, Ireland has very significant offshore wind capacity

The ESB and Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind have reached an agreement “to kick-start the offshore wind-generation industry in the Republic” b(...)

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(...)

 Fishermen Rodney Long from Waterford and Calvin Garrihy, Killybegs, Donegal, are part of the Fishing for Litter initiative. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

Fishermen in Ireland have hauled up more than 190 tonnes of marine litter in their fishing nets in just three years under a voluntary “Fishing for Lit(...)

Photograph: iStock

It’s amazing what you learn when you take a walk on the beach in the rain, alone except for the snuffling and splodging of a small black and white dog(...)

Food Village exhibitors at Bloom will include  Sharon and Gordon Greene of Wild Irish Foragers and Preservers, from Birr, Co Offaly.

You don’t have to have green fingers to enjoy a visit to Bloom, Bord Bia’s garden festival in the Phoenix Park (May 31st-June 4th). There are 25 cooke(...)

The share of Irish food and drink exports destined for the UK declined from 37 per cent in 2016 to 35 per cent, or €4.5 billion, in 2017. Photograph: iStock

No sector stands to lose more as a result of Brexit than Ireland’s food and drink industry. Overall, the value of Irish food and drink exports increas(...)

Albert Cashier: born Jennie Hodgers in Co Louth

In the small town of Saunemin, Illinois, US and Irish flags fly side by side, marking the home of Albert DJ Cashier, a veteran of the American civil w(...)

Stephanie Roche: “I think a lot of people have this image of a woman footballer who is butch and doesn’t look after herself and that’s just not right. Photograph: Beta Bajgart

When Stephanie Roche came close to becoming the first woman ever to win the Fifa Puskás Award for best goal of the year in 2014, people she didn’t kno(...)

Quota deal: overall package is worth €266 million to the Irish fleet. Photograph:  Annie Sakkab/Bloomberg

Ireland’s fish quota deal is better than anticipated, with a three per cent increase by volume and eight per cent increase by value in whitefish quota(...)

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