Davitt Walsh, who rescued a child from drowning off Buncrana pier in March, with his mother Siobhán, as  he received the Michael Heffernan gold medal for bravery at Farmleigh, Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The Donegal man who rescued a four-month-old baby from a car which was sinking off Buncrana pier earlier this year has been awarded a gold medal by th(...)

Five fishermen drowned after the “Tit Bonhomme” sank in January 2012. Photograph: Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

Three medals for marine gallantry were handed out last night as a result of the Tit Bonhomme tragedy which occurred in January 2012 off the Cork coas(...)