The MV Alta seen beneath cliffs near Ballycotton, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A pollution control team has been deployed to east Cork after a ghost ship washed up onto rocks after drifting across the Atlantic over the last year.(...)

The Irish Coastguard dispatched its Rescue 118 helicopter from Sligo (stock image). Photograph: Irish Coast Guard / PA

A group of teenagers attending an Irish college in Co Donegal were swept out to sea while swimming on Tuesday. The alarm was raised when several memb(...)

Irish Coastguard and the RNLI pictured off the Beacon in Baltimore, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

The search for a young man missing in a tragedy in west Cork which claimed the lives of his father and girlfriend was yesterday confined to the shorel(...)

An Irish Coastguard rescue helicopter was involved in a search for the man who fell into the River Lee.

A major search operation is under way in Cork for a 35-year-old homeless man who apparently fell into the River Lee in Cork city early on Saturday.The(...)

The man was initially treated on board by a doctor but following a further assessment of his injuries, it was decided he should be evacuated for medical treatment. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

An injured Russian fisherman is recovering in hospital in Cork having been airlifted from a Russian factory ship off the south west coast on Tuesda(...)

A rescue mission which would have been the longest ever by an Irish Coastguard helicopter to pick up an ill passenger on the MS Marina off the Co Cork coast has been cancelled.

A rescue mission which would have been the longest ever by an Irish Coastguard helicopter to pick up an ill passenger off the Co Cork coast has been c(...)

Caitlin Ui hAodha, widow of Michael Hayes, who lost his life in the Tit Bonhomme sinking last year. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The widow of the skipper of the ill-fated trawler Tit Bonhomme yesterday defended the compe(...)