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Undated handout photo issued by InfinityChannelSwimming of a group of swimmers from Northern Ireland known as the Oa Giants who are hoping to have set a new world record for a swim from Ireland to Wales. Photograph: InfinityChannelSwimming/PA

A group of Northern Ireland men are hoping to have set a new world record for swimming from Ireland to Wales. The Oa Giants swam 116km (72 miles) fr(...)

Shell to acquire a 51 per cent share in floating wind farm to be built off the south coast.

Shell has signed an agreement with Irish marine renewables developer Simply Blue Energy to acquire a 51 per cent share in a floating wind farm to be b(...)

Le Marche mini estate with magnificent views of nearby hilltop villages and the Sibillini mountains

Sherry FitzGerald is asking €650,000 for a four-bedroom house at 43A Abbeyfield, Killester, Dublin 5. 43A Abbeyfield, Killester, Dublin 5 (...)

The French surrender at Goodwick Sands on February 24th, 1797. Photograph: National Library of Wales

As darkness fell off the Pembrokeshire coast on the evening of February 22nd, 1797, 16 boatloads of French and Irish troops, arrayed in dark brown and(...)

 Minister for  Tourism, Shane Ross unveilling the Failte Ireland, 2020 Plans

The Minister for Communications, Richard Bruton, has denied reports of a further delay to the National Broadband Plan (NBP) amid speculation he had be(...)

Type of cable  to be laid across the Irish sea. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Preparations for a new electricity interconnector linking Ireland and Wales have begun, with the first planning applications submitted. The applicat(...)

Former Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The English mechanic who left £1.5 million (€1.6 million) to Sinn Féin in his will stipulated the money should only go to a political party connected (...)

Sinn Féin welcomed the funding from the late William Hampton, who was registered as an elector in the UK. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

An English former mechanic and driver who spent some time in Ireland has left £1.5 million to Sinn Féin in his will. The North’s Electoral Commission(...)

Competitors line up before dawn on the beach in Tenby, Wales, before the start of the Wales Ironman earlier this month. Photograph: Andrew Testa/The New York Times

Ricky Hicks and Gary Evans scanned the list, searching for their names. Hicks spotted his first: No 647. It took Evans longer. No surprise, really – E(...)

The three defendants were accused of having ‘a total disregard for the safety’ of their men when they organised a live ammunition exercise ahead of deployment to Kenya.

A British army officer has been jailed for 18 months after being convicted over the killing of a 21-year-old soldier from Co Cork who was shot during (...)

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