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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(...)

The RNLI lifeboat escorted the trawler to Castletownbere Harbour. Photograph: iStock

A Spanish fisherman was last night being treated in hospital after being successfully brought ashore by the RNLI Castletownbere Lifeboat after taking (...)

The crew from the Courtmacsherry RNLI Lifeboat Station rescued a young surfer on Saturday afternoon

A surfer was rescued on Saturday afternoon after getting into difficulty off the west Cork coast. The young man was in difficulty for almost 45 minut(...)

Joanne Hayes picutred at the Kerry babies tribunal tribunal in 1985. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

The State will on Friday officially apologise and award substantial compensation to Joanne Hayes, who was wrongly accused of murdering a baby found on(...)

There’s a flow of Irish emigrants house hunting back in Ireland. Photograph: iStock

Overseas Irish returning here to retire isn’t new. But world events may be drawing them home years sooner. Brexit and Trump have driven some to second(...)

David McCourt: he  said the broadband plan could be delivered within five years unless Covid has an unforeseen impact. Photograph: Julien Behal

The National Broadband Plan can be delivered within five years “if Covid-19 doesn’t wreak havoc”, the chairman of the company charged with delivering (...)

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