‘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(...)

Minister for the Marine Michael Creed said  fisheries must be treated as part of the wider trade negotiations with Britain – and not “isolated” as a sector. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland’s small but significant “blue economy” is outperforming the general economy, an NUI Galway (NUIG) study says. The ocean economy had a turnove(...)

Mackerel was the most valuable fish species exported last year, followed by salmon, Dublin Bay prawns, crabs and oysters.

Ireland’s seafood sector grew by 7.4 per cent last year with domestic sales increasing from €350 million to €380 million, a new report from Bord Iasca(...)

 Claire Casey and Clare McMorrow, trainees from Ulster Wildlife’s living seas team, collecting marine litter during a snorkel at Rossglass, Co Down.

Governments on both sides of the Border should introduce a “deposit on return” system for drinks containers in order to reduce littering, the non-gove(...)

Any doubt about the devastating impact sea lice levels can have on wild salmon and sea trout stocks will have been swept away by a report from Inland (...)

A  judge  dismissed all charges against two Cork fishermen over  the hiring of  two Filipinos to work on their trawler

Two Irish fishermen were cheered by family and friends after they were cleared at Cork District Court of breaches of immigration and employment law af(...)

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