The High Court. Arklow Shipping claims it cannot operate in any port without reliable information about depth, readings of which it says should be taken on a daily basis. Photograph: iStock

A pilot boat captain in Drogheda harbour told the High Court “we all underestimated” the underwater clearance a cement-laden ship needed before it ran(...)

Arklow Shipping Group has taken the High Court action against Drogheda Port Company claiming €1.4 million over losses and damage to a cement-laden ship on December 13th, 2018. Photograph: iStock

The harbour master of Drogheda Port has told the High Court it was not his role to advise what depth a cement-laden ship should have been loaded to be(...)

Britain’s international trade secretary Liam Fox: “We risk losing that level playing field or being shut out entirely.”  Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Britain’s international trade secretary Liam Fox has defended his government’s post-Brexit trade policy, describing any customs union with the EU as “(...)

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson arriving at 10 Downing Street. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire.

One of the architects of the Belfast Agreement has tabled an Amendment to the Brexit Bill to force the British government to guarantee in law a fricti(...)

Irish driver Martin Donnelly: “We should still be excited about F1”

Formula 1 is in crisis. With another year of domination by the Mercedes team on the cards the viewing public have been switching off in droves. Part(...)