Fishmonger Stefan Griesbach with a golden redfish at his stall at the Saturday market in Galway city. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

“Phenomenal” numbers of mauve stingers on the west coast and more frequent sightings of lion’s mane and Portuguese men-o-war in Irish waters made for (...)

A social media depiction of the  Cárna-Caiseal GAA team   of 2005. Over half the players have left the area and their faces  are  blanked out – two further team members have left since those blank-outs were made. Photograph: Sportsfile

If a photograph can tell 1,000 words an image on social media can reflect the story of a whole lost generation from a western region. A photo of a s(...)

Partners in the project include two tank-based salmon smolt production units in Co Donegal. File Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters

Environmental conflicts over fish farming may be reduced if new EU-funded research on land-based aquaculture bears fruit. The two-year project involv(...)

Steve Conneely of the Maria Magdalena III fishing vessel, with Ernest Okutu. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Migrant crew members on Irish fishing vessels are subject to discrimination, exploitation, verbal and physical abuse and “severe underpayment”, accord(...)

Jim O’Toole, chief executive of Bord Iascaigh Mhara, and food writer and entrepreneur Domini Kemp (right) with winners Scott Smullen and Anne Stephens. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

Anne Stephens has become the first woman to win the Bord Iascaigh Mhara Young Fishmonger competition. Ms Stephens, of the Fish Market in Maynooth, wo(...)

‘The use of laser scanning or 3D surveys means there is better information for contractors when they come into site to commence the work’

Innovations in technology are changing the way people design, plan, build and manage buildings and in turn this has helped improve health and safety o(...)

Drummer Han Bennink is presenting his madcap children’s show at the NCH on Saturday

Saturday 4 Bim Bam Bennink NCH, Dublin, 1pm, €8 per child (free for one accompanying adult), improvisedmusic.ie Children are an oft-ignored audienc(...)

Peter Tyndall with his grandson Ethan Walsh on his fishing boat ‘Shenandoah’ at Galway Docks. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

“Good news” and “marine research” may seem mutually contradictory, and rarely share the same hashtag on the Twitter machine. Ocean warming and acidif(...)

Johnaí “Dubh” Clochartaigh harvesting seaweed near Carna, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Sea Thong. Cat’s Tail. True Sloke. Sting Winkle. Confined to bed in a New York hospital some decades ago, a west of Ireland man busied himself with m(...)

Experienced fisherman Patsy Kelly (68) was wearing his automatic inflatable lifejacket when he fell into the water off Tawin island in Galway bay last September

The State’s Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB) has urged fishing crews to wear key safety equipment over all their clothing at sea to ensure a(...)

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