The ‘Lily B’ cargo ship was drifting close to Hook Head. Photograph: Dunmore East RNLI lifeboat

Nine members of a stricken freighter are recovering following a major rescue operation involving three RNLI lifeboats and the Irish Coast Guard in sto(...)

 The Lily B freighter had sailed from Brunsbüttel at the mouth of the Elbe in northern Germany to Waterford when it lost power coming out of Waterford port. Photograph: Causeway Coast Community/Twitter

A major rescue operation is under way off the southeast coast to prevent a freighter, with nine crew aboard, from drifting on to rocks after it lost p(...)

Two vehicles were also confiscated on suspicion they were the proceeds of crime including  a 131 Audi A5. Photograph: Garda Press Office

A man believed to be involved in smuggling and trafficking people into the Republic and dealing drugs has been targeted in a series of raids by the Cr(...)

The port of Rotterdam. “The call in Waterford will boost the shipping options for local businesses, enabling them to reach Rotterdam within days and connect to the rest of the world.”  Photograph: iStock

A Dutch shipping line will open up Waterford port to new international trade routes when it commences a weekly service on the Waterford to Rotterdam r(...)

Save the Barrow line committee members Marie Kinsella, Olivia O’Leary and Anne Butler: An Bord Pleanála has rejected a Waterways Ireland plan for a hard surface along the towpath. Photograph: Alan Betson

Broadcaster Olivia O’Leary loves the Barrow, the longest of the Three Sister rivers that rises in the Slieve Blooms and marks the boundary between Kil(...)

rail

More than two years after it was promised, the Government is reviewing a possible extension of the western rail corridor from Athenry, Co Galway, to C(...)

Coillte is selling around 300 masts and equipment locations for an undisclosed sum.

Coillte has agreed a deal to sell its network of 298 telecoms masts to a French investment fund, Infravia Capital Partners, for about €70 million. The(...)

The Port of Waterford is seeking a judicial review of a decision by An Bord Pleanála to grant the Port of Cork permission for a €100 million redevelopment of Ringaskiddy. Image: Port of Cork website.

The Port of Waterford is seeking a judicial review of a decision by An Bord Pleanála to grant the Port of Cork permission for a €100 million redevelop(...)