Humpback whale off Cork. Photograph: Pádraig Whooley/IWDG

There is a vast array of everyday wonders around this island’s 7,800km rim. With the help of a group of coastal cognoscenti, here are 55 alternatives(...)

Skipper of the Eblana trawler Peter Lynch holds a red scorpion fish, caught in deep water off the Waterford coast

Fishermen have trawled up an unusual catch in the sea off Co Waterford in the form of a red scorpionfish. The bright coral-coloured crea(...)