The deep coral zones designated far offshore were closed to bottom-trawling by the Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Commission. Illustration: Michael Viney

About 235km west of my workroom window, give or take a few Atlantic swells and bobbing plastic bottles, the continental shelf off Mayo slopes into the(...)

Cork’s Eoin Cadogan challenges Paul Geaney of Kerry during the Munster senior championship final at Pairc Ui Chaoimh in Cork last July. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

The development of a centre of excellence at a separate location from Pairc Ui Chaoimh in Cork is not a viable option for the GAA, an oral hearing in(...)