A total of 58 cars and almost 30 trucks were badly damaged when a trailer “broke loose” in the Epsilon’s cargo hold during the heavy weather

Irish Ferries has confirmed that several passengers required hospital treatment for injury incurred aboard one of its ships while sheltering off the B(...)

Armagh anglers David Warnock (27), and Daryl Burke (30), died after the vessel they had borrowed for a camping and fishing trip on Lough Ree (above), Co Roscommon, sank last year. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The lives of two fishermen from Northern Ireland could have been saved if their poorly repaired boat had been fitted with basic safety equipment, an i(...)

An image of ‘Astrid’ taken by Jakub Walutek, winner of the Costal Heritage category of the Clean Coasts Photography Awards 2013. Photograph: PA

The official investigation into the grounding of a Dutch-registered sail training vessel with 30 people on board off the Cork coast in July 2013 says (...)

The incident, which occurred west of Castletownbere on August 17th, 2012, was not witnessed by anyone and the man’s body was found near the boat after a search. File photograph: RNLI

A west Cork lobster fisherman who lost his life was not wearing a lifejacket, according to an official investigation.The Marine Casualty Investigation(...)

 The Astrid ran up on rocks on a lee shore en route from Oysterhaven to Kinsale, Co Cork, last July 24th. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB) has confirmed that the Dutch-registered sail training ship Astrid, which ran aground off the Cork coas(...)

The Mulroy Coast Guard is searching the sea around Sheephaven Bay this afternoon after the skipper of a yacht found anchored in the area was reported missing. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A search operation has resumed today for the skipper of a yacht found anchored off Sheephaven Bay in Co Donegal with nobody on board. The yacht(...)

Rosslare Harbour: The Marine Casualty Investigation Board has recommended that the harbour further develops operational limits for exceptionally bad weather

A collision in windy conditions involving two passenger ferries in Rosslare harbour, Co Wexford, last year could have had “serious consequences” if th(...)

“Health and safety legislation requires employers to ensure, as far as practicable, both safe places and safe systems of work. It is difficult to see how requiring staff to work in excess of 24-hour shifts, on a regular basis, can sit easily with this duty.”

In the face of action planned for tomorrow, junior doctors are considering HSE proposals for hospital rosters in compliance with working time regulati(...)

Egyptian colleagues grieve and pray beside the hearse containing the body of crew member Attia Shaban at the pier at Union Hall in west Cork last January. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

The State's investigation into the sinking of the fishing vessel Tit Bonhomme last year wit(...)

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