The  Irish Coast Guard also provides support services to offshore islands, and inter-hospital transfers

The Irish Coast Guard saved more than 370 lives this year, new figures show, as the organisation warns people against relying on mobile phones as thei(...)

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine has said a new European fisheries deal will be worth €275 million to the sector and will “protect the future of the fishing industry”. File Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine has said a new European fisheries deal will be worth €275 million to the sector and will “protect th(...)

Winning Killinarden Youth Initiative Team at Angling For All Facility in Aughrim (from left, front), Sean McGrath, Dean Smith (back), Dara Dixon, Luke Mulcahy with IFI officers (back) Josie Mahon and Rory Keatinge, and Clare Daly.

Fishing is not all about catching fish. Who said that! Well, it certainly rang true last Tuesday as over 30 youths from six centres within the Dublin (...)

Fruit jellies and crystallised ginger join Hadji Bey’s Turkish Delight

The makers of Hadji Bey’s Turkish Delight, first manufactured in Cork in 1902, have added two new products to the confectionery range: crystallised st(...)

Claire O’Sullivan and Eli Tanner. ‘Eli and I had been experimenting with different flavours of seaweed pesto at home for years and friends and family told us they would be willing to buy it if it were on sale.’ O’Sullivan says

It’s a big leap from working as an architect to becoming an artisan food producer, but three years ago Claire O’Sullivan swapped her drawing board for(...)

Dr Conor Graham of the Marine and Freshwater Research Centre at the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, and Dr Liam Morrison, at the Ryan Institute, NUI Galway, explaining their research. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni

Two new studies by Irish environmental scientists have established a shellfish “fingerprint”, tracing the food from sea to plate with pinpoint accurac(...)

Oliver Schurmann in the Bord Iascaigh Mhara’s  Aqua Marine Garden, at Bloom  in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The problem of plastic waste polluting the oceans is highlighted in an underwater garden installation at Bloom in the Park 2019, which opens on Thursd(...)

The six main contenders to replace UK prime minister Theresa May: Michael Gove; Dominic Raab;  Jeremy Hunt; Sajid Javid;  Andrea Leadsom and Boris Johnson. Photograph: /AFP/Getty Images

The UK’s environment secretary Michael Gove has confirmed he will formally enter the Conservative leadership race. Speaking from his London home on S(...)

Liat and Oliver Schurmann, who are bringing an underwater marine garden, called Aquamarina, to Bloom. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Sustainability and climate change are the twin issues radically reshaping the future of gardening, inspiring a new generation to throw away the rule b(...)

Bloom gardening festival: five-year-old Adrianna Fayiah, seven-year-old Eoghan Fox and four-year-old Florence Marlow Ward help launch this year’s event. Photograph: Alan Betson

Gardeners all over Ireland are frantically preparing for the biggest event in the horticultural calendar: the Bloom gardening festival, in the Phoenix(...)

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