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The seafood sector remained resilient throughout 2020, despite the ongoing difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a new economic assessment (...)

 The Supreme Court found the 2009 decision to dismiss Patrick J Kelly should be quashed on grounds including that former minister for social affairs Mary Coughlan, who had made complaints about him, should not have attended a cabinet meeting when the decision to fire him was made. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A former harbour master in Co Donegal has won his Supreme Court appeal over his dismissal following a investigation which found he had private marine (...)

Lives Lost: Anna O’Faherty from Donegal, 1929-2021.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

The farmhouse along the Wild Atlantic Way in Co Donegal.

Four Donegal sisters are the latest to embrace a prize draw method to sell a rural family home and raise funds for charity along the way. The Gallaghe(...)

 It is understood that an analysis by the European Commission has concluded that during the period 2012-2016, Ireland overfished its quota of mackerel by 28,700 tonnes; its horse mackerel quota by 8,100 tonnes and blue whiting by 5,600 tonnes. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland will have tens of thousands of tonnes of fish deducted from its quotas in the coming years and faces losing up to €40 million in European fund(...)

From February 1st, Howth in Co Dublin will be added to the designated ports list. File photograph: iStock

Five additional ports in the State will be opened up for Northern Ireland-registered vessels to allow them land their catches from early next month. (...)

Irish naval vessel LÉ Róisín on a routine patrol off Rockall. Photograph: Irish Naval Service

A renewal of tensions over fishing access around Rockall in the North Atlantic now threatens to “finish” seasonal Irish squid fishing, industry repres(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin: ‘I would like to see it happening before Christmas, it could go beyond Christmas Day.’ Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that a post-Brexit trade deal between the EU and the UK is “more likely than less likely” but that a deal on fishing is (...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan: “Can we get a whole generation of young people and pay them better to look after our land?” Photograph: Alan Betson

With every Eamon Ryan interview you are reminded of the pronouncement of Lincoln Steffens returning from Soviet Russia in 1919. “I have seen the futur(...)

Fishing is a political symbol for the UK government that it is ‘taking back control’. File photograph: EPA

Fisheries remains the final obstacle to the EU and UK reaching a wide-ranging post-Brexit trade agreement, but the two sides are still far apart on th(...)

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