Lion’s mane jellyfish  off Newquay, Co Clare earlier this month. Photograph: Tom Doyle

Sea swimmers may know that Lion’s mane jellyfish are the most venomous of the indigenous species in Irish waters, but they may not know that this seas(...)

UCC brought the legal action following flooding damage to buildings on campus in 2009. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A High Court judge has ruled the Electricity Supply Board (ESB) must pay 60 per cent of University College Cork’s (UCC) estimated several-million-euro(...)

Fiona Crouch of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, speaking during a survey as part of the launch of Shore Thing Ireland at Spiddal, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Synthetic clothing, skin exfoliants and toothpaste may not sound too toxic, but to a lugworm or filter-feeding mussel they are lethal poison. (...)