Winds are to reach average speeds of between 40 to 50 km/h over the morning and into the afternoon along the Atlantic coast, with gusts hitting up to 90 km/h. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Strong winds have begun to batter the west coast and other southern parts of the country on Thursday morning, as a Met Éireann weather warning comes i(...)

The FV Alize : sank on January 4th, 2020, near the end of a  trip dredging for scallops.

Two fishermen died after their boat capsized off Hook Head, Co Wexford, due to a likely loss of stability as they attempted to haul in a catch, accord(...)

John Kennedy: pictured in green top holding framed photograph. Photograph: Cork City FC

Warm tributes have been paid to Cork City FC stalwart and youth worker John Kennedy (56), who drowned while swimming near Youghal in East Cork at the (...)

The man was diving from rocks near Nohoval Cove in Co Cork when it is believed his foot caught and he landed on rocks. File photograph: John M/ (cc-by-sa/2.0)

A 35-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital in Cork after he suffered serious spinal injuries while diving from rocks off the south coast this af(...)

Lot 121: Property of Sir Robert Hagan, Freer of Slaves, is a collection of George III silver flatware 1818, depicting bound slaves. €1,000-€1,500

“A man who can dominate a London dinner-table can dominate the world,” quipped Lord Illingworth in Oscar Wilde’s A Woman of No Importance. The Victor(...)

The Irish Coast Guard has warned that gale force winds could impede the search operation for the missing  fisherman. Photograph: RNLI/Nigel Millard

Hopes have faded for the rescue of a missing fisherman whose boat sank several kilometres off Hook Head, Co Wexford. The Irish Coast Guard on Monday (...)

Caitriona Lucas was killed in September 2016 off the coast of Co Clare after a rigid inflatable boat capsized during a search mission. File photograph: The Irish Times

The Department of Transport has said safety concerns over Irish Coast Guard lifejackets is a separate issue to problems that contributed to the death (...)

A rigid inflatable boat (Rib)  at Howth in  Co Dublin. Volunteers at 23 of the Irish Coast Guard’s  44 stations equipped with Ribs and smaller D-Class boats cannot launch until further notice. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is hopeful that an issue with life jackets which last week led the Irish Coast Guard to withdraw all of its inshore boats from (...)

David Weldrick who died after getting into difficulty while swimming in Kilkee bay on Saturday. File photograph: Dave Gaynor

The man who died after being airlifted to hospital in a critical condition following a swimming incident in Co Clare on Saturday has been named locall(...)

Dun Laoghaire RNLI said the weather conditions were good and there was clear visibility.

A man was rescued from the sea at Coliemore Harbour in Dalkey, Dublin, on Monday after his boat capsized. Dun Laoghaire RNLI’s volunteer lifeboat cre(...)

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