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  Although Mr Coveney has championed the America’s Cup project, the question of the State assuming a heavy financial burden to host the event is under close scrutiny in the Government. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Any Irish proposal to host the America’s Cup will be consistent with government policy on public spending, said Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Co(...)

Bob Rendell’s Samatom  won the day as the Howth boat set the stage for clubmates to dominate in other classes at the Sovereign’s Cup in Kinsale

Despite the weather’s best attempt to disrupt the opening day, a full programme of racing went ahead as planned at the O’Leary Insurance Group Sovere(...)

Enda Kenny called the UCC Beaufort building a “vessel of scientific discovery for our seas”. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A state-of-the-art maritime facility which will power the “blue economy” was opened in Ringaskiddy, Co Cork on Saturday by Taoiseach Enda Kenny. The 4(...)

Industrial waste from the abandoned Irish Steel plant at Haulbowline, with Cobh cathedral in the background. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A near-€100 million project to convert the former Irish Steel plant at Haulbowline in Cork Harbour into a public park could be completed by 20(...)

Analysis shows relatively small rises in tide levels can have huge effect on extent of flooding in Cork city centre. Photograph:  Ger McCarthy

A tidal barrier across Cork Harbour has been ruled out by experts drawing up a plan to prevent a repeat of last week’s flooding in Cork city centre.Ac(...)