Niall Duffy

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The LÉ George Bernard Shaw (above), detained a  trawler, Miss Jacqueline II, some 290km  west of Mizen Head in West Cork early on Sunday morning. File photograph: Military.ie

The skipper of a French-registered trawler is scheduled to appear in court in West Cork on Friday after his vessel was detained by the Naval Service f(...)

The Irish Naval Service has detained a French-registered vessel off the southwest coast on Sunday. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/Getty/AFP

The Irish Naval Service has detained a French-registered vessel off the southwest coast on Sunday for an alleged breach of fishing regulations. The L(...)

John McCarthy, who was in his late 50s, drowned when he fell into the sea when returning to his trawler. File image:  Dara Mac Donaill

The St Patrick’s Day Parade in the west Cork town of Castletownbere was cancelled as a mark of respect to a local fisherman who lost his life when he (...)

British adventurer Sarah Outen with Happy Socks, which was saved from being smashed against rocks by Castletownbere RNLI. Outen was rescued 200 miles off the Azores in October. Photograph: Niall Duffy

A British adventurer yesterday expressed her gratitude to a west Cork lifeboat crew after they saved her rowing boat from being smashed against the r(...)

Castletownbere Fishermen’s Co-op general manager John Nolan said that the depiction of the Irish fishing industry published in the Guardian was not representative of the industry in Ireland. Photograph: Provision

Fishing industry figures in the country’s main whitefish port of Castletownbere have rejected a newspaper investigation which found that the Irish fis(...)

Billy Isaacs was found dead at his home at Dromreagh in Durrus this morning. Here he is photographed with girlfriend Siobhan Ginty at Bantry District Court last month. Picture: Niall Duffy

A former professional heavyweight boxer who was acquitted of the murder of a woman in the UK in a suspected gangland killing over a decade ago has (...)

Billy Isaac and Siobhan Ginty from Durrus, West Cork appeared at Bantry District Court. Photograph: Niall Duffy

A former heavyweight professional boxer has been sentenced for five months after a judge heard how he urged his girlfriend to attack a waitress whom h(...)