Brendan Byrne of the Irish Fish Processors and Exports Association (left) and Patrick Murphy of the Irish South and West Fish Producers Organisation speaking to the media outside the Russian Embassy in Dublin after their meeting with the Russian ambassador Yury Filatov. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Russian embassy has disputed claims by Irish fishing industry representatives that the ambassador to Ireland gave them “an absolute guarantee” tha(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has described the situation in Ukraine as “serious” and said the Government is recommending citizens to avoid non-essential t(...)

 Patrick Murphy, chief executive of the Irish South and West Fish Producers Organisation, said: ‘This is going to affect our livelihoods and the marine life.’  Photograph: Jeff Mauritzen/National Geographic/Getty Images

Irish fishing boats are planning to peacefully disrupt plans by the Russian navy to conduct military exercises off the coast of Cork next month. Patr(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney says the State now recommends Irish citizens avoid non-essential travel to Ukraine. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Plans by Russia to hold navy military exercises off the coast of Ireland are “not welcome,” Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said. The (...)

Ireland has raised concerns with Russia over controversial naval exercises planned for next month within the State’s exclusive economic zone. Photograph: iStock

Ireland has raised concerns with Russia over controversial naval exercises planned for next month within the State’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ). T(...)

Russian ambassador to Ireland Yury Filatov. File image: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The Russian ambassador to Ireland Yury Filatov and the Chief of Defence Staff Lieut Gen Seán Clancy have met to discuss armed contacts between the two(...)

A Ryanair flight prepares to land at Dublin Airport in 2021, when the number of flights in Irish airspace increased on the previous year. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Air traffic over Ireland fell by more than 60 per cent in the first half of last year making it the sharpest decline since records began, according to(...)

Incoming IAA chair Rose Hynes was unable to say if she filed a return to the Standards in Public Office Commission recording the call with Mr Varadkar, which would have been required had she been lobbying Mr Varadkar. Photograph: iStock

Incoming Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) chairwoman Rose Hynes confirmed that she contacted the then taoiseach Leo Varadkar after learning that she was(...)

Debris from the Rescue 116 helicopter being taken to the pier in Blacksod, Co. Mayo. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The final Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) report into the crash of Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 found a number of factors had contri(...)

The Commission for Aviation Regulation ruled in 2019 that DAA should cut passenger levies on airlines by 18 per cent to €7.87 a head over the five years to 2024. Photograph: Colin Keegan

Dublin Airport cannot face a third year of enforced below-cost passenger charges, Basil Geoghegan, chairman of its parent company, will warn politicia(...)

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