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The Irish Coast Guard said the Maersk Maker used its powerful pumps to try and extinguish a fire on board the Horizon fishing trawler, but was unable to do so and the stricken trawler eventually sank at around 7am. Photograph: Irish Coast Guard.

Four fishermen are recovering after being rescued from a liferaft having been forced to abandon their trawler after it caught fire off the Co Cork coa(...)

Youghal Man Peter Connon, who was rescued with members of his family on Easter Monday after their sailing crafts capsized.  Pictured with him are volunteer lifeboat crew from Youghal Erik Brooks and Liam Keogh who were involved in the rescue. Photograph:Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A father of three has spoken of his admiration and gratitude for the RNLI after they saved him and four teenagers who were thrown into the sea when th(...)

The Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture and the Marine has been told that recent successes in increasing fish stocks could be reversed. File photograph: Getty

Fears have been raised over the potential for significant ecological damage to fishing grounds if a no-deal Brexit drives more EU boats away from UK w(...)

The man was diving from rocks near Nohoval Cove in Co Cork when it is believed his foot caught and he landed on rocks. File photograph: John M/Geograph.org.uk (cc-by-sa/2.0)

A 35-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital in Cork after he suffered serious spinal injuries while diving from rocks off the south coast this af(...)

 Cork footballer Brian Hurley at the announcement of UPMC as official healthcare partner to the GAA/GPA. ‘It makes you a lot stronger person, let me tell you,’ he says of his injury problems. Photograph:  Harry Murphy/Sportsfile.

The four inches of hamstring he ripped away from the bone, the surgeries, the lost years, Brian Hurley has spoken of it all before but he’s never been(...)

Sea kayaking at Reen Pier, Union Hall, west Cork at  twilight. Photograph: Emma Jervis

The debate on how humans have lost their connection with nature continues. Yet anyone who goes hiking in the hills, swimming in the sea or even regula(...)

 Fishermen Rodney Long from Waterford and Calvin Garrihy, Killybegs, Donegal, are part of the Fishing for Litter initiative. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

Fishermen in Ireland have hauled up more than 190 tonnes of marine litter in their fishing nets in just three years under a voluntary “Fishing for Lit(...)

Quota deal: overall package is worth €266 million to the Irish fleet. Photograph:  Annie Sakkab/Bloomberg

Ireland’s fish quota deal is better than anticipated, with a three per cent increase by volume and eight per cent increase by value in whitefish quota(...)

Francis Denvir on his 100th brthday in 2015. Photograph: Denis Boyle

Mourners were asked “to remember and honour those men who gave their lives for freedom and democracy” at the funeral of one of Ireland’s longest survi(...)

Francis  Denvir   on his 100th Birthday in 2015.  Photograph: Denis Boyle

One of the last surviving Irish participants in the second World War has died at his home in west Cork at the age of 102. Francis Denvir, who was bor(...)

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