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The sailors of a 26-foot pleasure craft refused to get out of the shipping lane and delayed the approach of the 90-metre Corinthian, a 4,000 tonne cruise liner, Dublin District Court heard.

Two men sailing erratically in the shipping lane of Dublin Port were drunk and told gardaí to F-off when they went out in a lifeboat and asked them to(...)

Burnet rose - a flower of the Burren’s ‘unintended garden’. Illustration: Michael Viney

There was a time when the strange and magical landscape of the Burren attracted just a few roaming naturalists, mostly of the gentlemanly, even cleric(...)

Eamon Crosbie’s Discovery 55 Pamela has returned to port in Gran Canaria. Photograph: David O’Brien

A new wave of Irish offshore sailing campaigns went on show in Dublin this week when four separate round-the-world campaigns set out their next ocean-(...)

An  Irish Air Corps  formation flying past an apartment block on Clarion Quay in Dublin during  FlightFest. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Nóirín Scully, aged 78 and three-quarters according to her family, left FlightFest a happy woman. One of Ireland’s most senior and, clearly, well-info(...)