The sun sets behind Irish Lights vessel Granuaile, anchored off Black Rock  in Co Mayo, where dive teams are searching the wreckage of  Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116: the tragedy has brought back painful memories of  other losses at sea. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Silhouettes of Achill Head, Croaghaun and Slievemore against a blue sky and flat, calm sea off Blacksod on Friday belied the treacherous nature of the(...)

Lord Justice Weir: “Why would someone with nothing to hide have any reluctance to speak to a police officer?”

Army witnesses who could help an inquest into a suspected SAS shoot-to-kill in the grounds of a Co Derry hospital are unwilling to make statements, la(...)

The discovery came two weeks after fisherman Daniel Doherty went missing of Benwee Head. Photograph: Getty Images

An investigation is under way after the discovery of a body off the Co Mayo coast. There has been no positive identification of the remains found near(...)

A stock image of the RNLI Penlee lifeboat.  Photograph: RNLI/Nigel Millard/PA Wire

A Naval Service diving team is en route from Cork to north Mayo today to assist in the search for missing lobster fisherman Daniel Doherty. Mr Dohert(...)

Daniel Doherty, from Belmullet, has been missing since Friday evening when he was baiting lobster pots off Benwee Head. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish Navy vessels have joined in the search for missing Mayo fisherman Daniel Doherty after his family appealed for their assistance. Daniel’s aunt H(...)

Daniel Doherty (23) and William Fleming (19) were shot dead in the grounds of the Gransha Hospital in Derry in December 1984. Relatives of the two men have  claimed the SAS soldiers did not provide full details on the ambush when interviewed by Royal Ulster Constabulary detectives in the wake of the killings. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

A senior detective has been appointed in a bid to obtain fresh statements from six SAS soldiers involved in the ambush and killing of two suspected IR(...)