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Fishing could be the biggest obstacle to a deal in the upcoming trade talks.

Michael Cavanagh stands on the quayside in Killybegs, Ireland’s largest fishing harbour. He points at a docked trawler in Co Donegal port to give a se(...)

Mike Murphy and his colleagues have laptops, calculators and invoices strewn on the table in front of them. They run Moolicious Foods in Moville, just up the coast. Murphy would like to see better government support for rural businesses and for the fishing industry. Photograph:  Freya McClements

Even on a weekday morning, Tank and Skinny’s coffee shop and home bakery in Muff, Co Donegal, is busy. It opened in 2016, a few months after the last(...)

The Summer Isles author Philip Marsden on board his wooden boat. Philip sailed over from Cornwall to Dingle, the starting point of his adventure for his book

My first on-board visitor was Danny Sheehy. Poet, boat-builder, fisherman and farmer, Danny was also the veteran of several epic sea voyages. When I’d(...)

Fishing vessels tied up in Killybegs, Co Donegal.  Photograph:  Brian Farrell/Irish Times

Fisherman Michael Cavanagh has no doubts about the potential for violence on the high seas in the event of a no-deal Brexit at the end of the month. (...)

The Irish Times Food and Drink Club Meet the Chef event in chef Brian McDermott’s Foyle Hotel, Moville, Co Donegal. Photographs: Crispin Rodwell

The fifth event in the Irish Times Food & Drink Club’s Meet The Chef series will take participants on a culinary journey across India. Join award(...)

The  Government contests the Scottish claim to Rockall, and its claim of exclusive fishing rights. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish boats currently fishing off the disputed island of Rockall have a legal right to fish there, and will continue to do so, the manager of a fisher(...)

The properties are at the corner of the Greencastle and Malahide Road junction about 7km from the city centre

Two leisure investments are fresh to the investment market this week, with Savills guiding €22 million for the long leasehold interest in Coolock’s Od(...)

Brexit could spell environmental trouble for the Republic. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Pollution that does not recognise borders will take a heavy toll on the Republic post Brexit, environmental groups based in Northern Ireland have pred(...)

 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(...)

A mine worker operates an underground diamond drill rig inside the Curraghinalt gold project near Omagh. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg via Getty

An Australian exploration company has become the latest listed prospector to join the rush to find precious metals and diamonds in Northern Ireland. (...)

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