A file image of  two Northern fishing boats seized by the Naval Service for fishing in an exclusion zone off the State’s coast. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Lawyers for fishermen who won a Supreme Court case over access by Northern Ireland vessels to Irish waters have written to President Michael D Higgins(...)

Gerard Kelly began a hunger strike outside of the Dáil to highlight his concerns in relation to the introduction of the controversial Sea Fisheries (Amendment) Bill. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for the Marine Michael Creed has appealed to a mussel fisherman not to continue the hunger strike he began in protest over legislation to res(...)

The two Northern fishing boats seized by the Naval Service moored in Clogherhead, Co Louth. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Controversial legislation allowing Northern fishing vessels access to Irish waters is expected to pass in the Seanad this week, but without unanimity (...)

The Minister had wanted to complete all stages of the Irish Fisheries (Amendment) Bill in the Seanad on Thursday to have it finalised before the March 29th deadline for the UK’s departure from the EU.

A final decision on legislation allowing Northern fishing vessels access to Irish waters has been delayed until two days before the Brexit March 29th (...)

Seagulls gather around a boat unloading its catch in Killybegs. Photograph: Brian McDaid

EU fisheries ministers meeting in Brussels reached agreement early this morning on next year’s fish quotas, amid continuing uncertainty over the impac(...)

Africa, including sub-Saharan countries, was half way down a similar route which would eventually lead to sustained economic growth and stabilisation of its population too, expert predicts. Photograph: Getty Images

Asia will soon see an end to extreme poverty, which was made possible by the growth of rural economies, according to Steve Wiggins of Overseas Develop(...)

Arch-Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

David Davis’s resignation as Brexit Secretary has been hailed by fellow Eurosceptic Conservatives — and seized upon by opposition MPs as an indictment(...)

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation states that livestock is about 40 per cent of the global value of agricultural output and supports the livelihoods and food security of almost a 1.3 billion people.

What are the economics of meat? Food and farming is one of the biggest economic sectors in the world. We are no longer in the 14th century, when as m(...)

There’s a need to be able to answer questions raised about the expansion of the dairy and beef sectors, and to be “persuasively sustainable”, according to Aidan O’Driscoll. Photograph: iStock

There is “real intent and seriousness” among farmers and those in the food industry to meet ambitious EU targets to reduce climate change emissions, a(...)

A tracking device inspired by an Irish businessman after he survived a mountaineering accident in the French Alps is now being used by search and resc(...)

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