The Irish Coast Guard said the Maersk Maker used its powerful pumps to try and extinguish a fire on board the Horizon fishing trawler, but was unable to do so and the stricken trawler eventually sank at around 7am. Photograph: Irish Coast Guard.

Four fishermen are recovering after being rescued from a liferaft having been forced to abandon their trawler after it caught fire off the Co Cork coa(...)

The Frederick Storey Cockburn, pictured, escorted the Maria Magdalena III to Kinsale Harbour. File photograph: Courtmacsherry Harbour Lifeboat Facebook

Five fishermen were helped to port by the RNLI and the Irish Coast Guard on Sunday in a five-hour ordeal when their trawler started taking in water i(...)

The Coast Guard team helps the woman up a cliff to the headland, where she is handed over to the care of paramedics. Photograph: Courtmacsherry Harbour Lifeboat

A woman in her 30s is recovering after she was rescued from a sinkhole where she became trapped while swimming alone in the sea off west Cork on Thurs(...)

The crew from the Courtmacsherry RNLI Lifeboat Station rescued a young surfer on Saturday afternoon

A surfer was rescued on Saturday afternoon after getting into difficulty off the west Cork coast. The young man was in difficulty for almost 45 minut(...)