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The scene of the search last year for missing the Coast Guard helicopter crew at Blacksod, Co. Mayo. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Dublin-based Irish Coast Guard crew of Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, Capt Mark Duffy and winch crew Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith was tasked to provide “t(...)

The  Oranmore Maree Coastal Search Unit combing the shore for clues  on the shore in Galway Bay. Photograph: Sean Green, OMCSU

When mobile phones rang looking for help in south Galway’s Oranmore just over two years ago, Mike Cummins was one of many who said “yes”. An NUI Galwa(...)

Crash site: coastguards watch the wreckage-recovery operation in Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Lightkeeper Vincent Sweeney has made many cups of tea for visitors on dark and stormy nights with westerly winds sweeping through the natural amphithe(...)

The spotted lanternfish. The fish inhabits the deep Atlantic Ocean and is succumbing to microplastic pollution.

Plastic pollution is affecting marine life in some of the most remote parts of the Atlantic Ocean with almost three quarters of a sample of more than (...)

Pupils from St Nicholas’ Parochial School in Galway putting their message across at Eyre Square during the launch of Galway Plastic Free Week on Monday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Ros na Rún actors, a rugby flanker and restaurateur are among participants in Galway’s initial “plastic-free” week, spearheaded by the city’s first ci(...)

A social media depiction of the  Cárna-Caiseal GAA team   of 2005. Over half the players have left the area and their faces  are  blanked out – two further team members have left since those blank-outs were made. Photograph: Sportsfile

If a photograph can tell 1,000 words an image on social media can reflect the story of a whole lost generation from a western region. A photo of a s(...)

Three Park Place on Hatch Street, Dublin - the  new location for IDA Ireland’s  headquarters.

IDA Ireland is planning to move its headquarters to Hatch Street, Dublin, after the lease on its current offices in Wilton Park House run out in 2019.(...)

Galway Bay.  Over 500 submissions and observations were submitted to Damien  English’s department, formerly Environment, when the Marine Institute initiated its plan to upgrade the Galway Bay  test site first established in 2006.  Photograph: Getty Images

Minister of State for Housing Damien English has approved a foreshore lease for a controversial offshore energy test site in Galway Bay. The Marine (...)

View from Ballycroy, Erris, Co Mayo: New Minister for Heritage Josepha Madigan said the expansion addressed a long-standing strategy to “align key environmental assets”. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

Wilderness is something Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring knows a bit about after 23 years in politics. However, the relative(...)

Dr Ruth Freeman, SFI director of strategy and research

‘Science Foundation Ireland’s (SFI) latest Investigators’ Programme will invest €43 million in 26 different research projects over the next five years(...)

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