Skerries

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The volunteer lifeboat crew took the vessel in tow and brought it to the safety of Skerries harbour. Photograph:  David Sleator

The crew of a fishing trawler has been rescued from the Irish Sea after the boat got into difficulty southeast of Skerries, Co Dublin. The trawler lo(...)

Chef Kevin Powell: ‘I love to ferment, preserve, and eat what we find, so nothing goes to waste.’ Photograph: Al Higgins

While many of us fondly reminisce on autumns spent plucking blackberries and gooseberries for jams and tarts, foraging has gained a whole new importan(...)

Lotts & Co: new gourmet grocery store in Clontarf

Have you checked out your local restaurant recently? Chances are it has morphed into a grocery shop, or a wine store, or a wet fish counter, or a deli(...)

Eva Milka and Eoin Jenkinson of Gaelic Escargot, the snail farm and business they run in County Carlow. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

From hemp and medicinal herbs, a new generation of farmers are exploring new methods and new crops  Eva Milka first came to Ireland from Po(...)

 Ulster coach Dan McFarland: ”I have a love of the contact, of collective speed, that the system lasts longer at a persistent speed than the opposition.”  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

There are several ways to interpret Ulster’s awful restart. They appear to be mired in pre-season mode. At least the halfbacks cannot mess up the fund(...)

There has been an increase in the number coronavirus cases in the coastal town of Skerries, according to local residents. Photograph: iStock

Several sports clubs and a restaurant in a town in North Co Dublin have ceased activity due to a rising number of confirmed Covid-19 cases among the l(...)

Fingal County Council  has lifted ‘do not swim’ notices at  Rush North, Skerries South,  Velvet Strand  and Loughshinny beach (above). Photograph: Fingal Co Co

A swimming ban has been lifted on four beaches in north Dublin but remains in place for the Front Strand in Balbriggan. Fingal County Council said on(...)

Iarnród Éireann chief executive, Jim Meade, said accessibility was central to the design of all improvements planned for new trains and improved station facilities being introduced under the National Development Plan. Photograph: Frank Miller

Iarnród Éireann is to spend €3.3 million on upgrading lifts at 12 train stations in Dublin to improve access for passengers with reduced mobility. Th(...)

Michael Dunlop is comforted on the podium by his girlfriend Jill after winning the 250cc race at the North West 200 just two days after his father Robert was killed during practice for the same race. Photo: Stephen Davison/Pacemaker

It was no different from the usual race start. He took off down the road, his feet skiing along the ground, others leaning forward to stop the front w(...)

Clare Guinan (centre) and her daughters Megan and Lauren who moved into Bartra Healthcare’s Loughshinny Nursing Home four weeks ago to help protect the residents against Covid-19. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

A mother and two daughters moved into a Dublin nursing home for more than six weeks at the height of the Covid pandemic to look after residents. Heal(...)

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