The Castletownbere RNLI crew rescued the kayaker and his dog, Lucky, after a night out at sea. Photograph: Castletownbere RNLI

Lucky by name and lucky by nature – that was the opinion of seafarers in Castletownbere, Co Cork, on Wednesday morning when a lone kayaker and his epo(...)

Documentary maker and writer Gráinne Lyons, at Aughris Head in Co Sligo. Photograph: James Connolly

Two weeks past midsummer in June 2019, I stood on a cliff edge at the tip of Cape Clear Island, the Fastnet lighthouse a hazy silhouette against the h(...)

Rainfall map for 5pm, Thursday. Image: Windy.com

Met Éireann has issued wind and rain warnings for much of the country as a miserable cold and wet May continues. Temperatures are between two and 2.(...)

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(...)

The Frederick Storey Cockburn, pictured, escorted the Maria Magdalena III to Kinsale Harbour. File photograph: Courtmacsherry Harbour Lifeboat Facebook

Five fishermen were helped to port by the RNLI and the Irish Coast Guard on Sunday in a five-hour ordeal when their trawler started taking in water i(...)

Brighter days are ahead. Ninety-five well-known people tell us what they are most eagerly anticipating in the coming months Daniel O’Donnell Sin(...)

Seven fishermen have been airlifted to safety this evening by the Irish Coast Guard after their stricken trawler began taking in water in heavy seas off West Cork. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A trawler at the centre of a major rescue operation has sunk hours after her crew were winched to safety by an Irish Coast Guard helicopter in stormy (...)

LE George Bernard Shaw towing Ellie Adhamh towards Bantry. Photograph: Irish Coast Guard

A fishing vessel stranded off the Cork coast with a crew of seven aboard is being towed towards Bantry by the Naval ship LE George Bernard Shaw, accor(...)

Rescue 115 offered to airlift crew members off a stricken vessel off the Co Cork coast. File photograph: Irish Coast Guard/PA Wire

A major rescue operation was set to resume at first light on Saturday when a Naval Service ship will attempt to get a towline to a stricken trawler, w(...)

The Coast Guard team helps the woman up a cliff to the headland, where she is handed over to the care of paramedics. Photograph: Courtmacsherry Harbour Lifeboat

A woman in her 30s is recovering after she was rescued from a sinkhole where she became trapped while swimming alone in the sea off west Cork on Thurs(...)

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