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John Lynch, skipper of the fishing vessel Eblana: “Fish don’t do borders. They have tails; they move.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

It is an overcast but dry December morning at Howth pier in north Co Dublin. John Lynch and his crew are preparing to take his trawler, the Eblana, ou(...)

An Bord Pleanála’s oral hearing into the proposed expansion of Galway Harbour has finished its sixth day. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy/The Irish Times

Galway Harbour’s proposed expansion is contrary to State policy and will “undermine” Shannon-Foynes Port, the An Bord Pleanála oral hearing has heard.(...)

Cindy O’Brien with a market size abalone at the Connemara Abalone Farm in Rossaveal. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Picture two women with backs bent over at low tide as they heave large handfuls of seaweed into baskets. Cindy O’Brien and her daughter Sinéad migh(...)