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(...)

The Hatch programme provides participants with €25,000 in investment, as well as mentoring, office space for a year and a chance to pitch to a follow-on fund.

We may like to imagine the fish we eat comes from free-flowing rivers or the open seas but in reality, this is often not so. Over half of all fish con(...)

Jenny O’Halloran of Bláth na Mara: “I think Dad is confident we can to do a professional job and has let us at it to prove ourselves.”
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Jenny O’Halloran was living in New Zealand when she got a life-changing phone call from her father, Máirtín Concannon. Concannon had founded the seawe(...)

Akasya shopping centre,  Istanbul. When it opened in 2014, a metro stop and dedicated cross-city bus line were opened nearby to allow shoppers more easily reach its 257 stores.

The Akasya mall on Istanbul’s Asian side is built with the city’s moneyed residents in mind. The Brooks Brothers, Armani and Burberry stores on site c(...)

People cross an Istanbul street beneath a billboard advertising the Apple iPhone X. President Erdogan has indicated that Turkey will boycott US electronic goods, including Apple products. Photograph: Getty Images

The Akasya mall on Istanbul’s Asian side is built with the city’s moneyed residents in mind. The Brooks Brothers, Armani and Burberry stores on site c(...)

Sean O’Donoghue: “Any State bodies I am involved in or have been involved in are declared.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A leading fishing industry representative has said he sees no conflict of interest between his role as a national negotiator and his directorship of a(...)

Celebrant Fr Colm Gallagher recalled how if Joey Murrin had something critical to say of a politician in public, he had always made contact with same politician beforehand to alert them. Photograph: Eric Luke

Fishing industry leader Joey Murrin was a “born communicator” with “extraordinary charisma” who was “utterly fearless” in both life and facing death, (...)

Food Village exhibitors at Bloom will include  Sharon and Gordon Greene of Wild Irish Foragers and Preservers, from Birr, Co Offaly.

You don’t have to have green fingers to enjoy a visit to Bloom, Bord Bia’s garden festival in the Phoenix Park (May 31st-June 4th). There are 25 cooke(...)

Ireland’s seafood exports are worth about €645m, but it also imports more than €300m. Photograph: iStock

For an island nation, we don’t eat a lot of fish – though the industry is sizeable, contributing about €1.15 billion to the economy. Ireland’s seafood(...)

 Joan  Mulloy’s 2018 goal is to compete in the Solitaire du Figaro, a multi-stage race for about 40 boats every August

Truth be told, Joan Mulloy isn’t too bothered about the male-dominated world of professional sailing. That the status quo is changing ever so graduall(...)

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