The Burning of Cork on December 11th, 1920. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland.

With the benefit of hindsight at 100 years remove, and taken in the context of escalating violence and tension throughout that year, it was hardly sur(...)

Fishing could be the biggest obstacle to a deal in the upcoming trade talks.

Michael Cavanagh stands on the quayside in Killybegs, Ireland’s largest fishing harbour. He points at a docked trawler in Co Donegal port to give a se(...)

A fishing trawler in the North Sea, off the coast of North Shields, in   England. UK waters are critical fishing grounds for Irish trawlers. Photograph: William Edwards/AFP

The Irish fishing industry has backed the European Union’s commitment to reach a trade deal with the United Kingdom on “continued, reciprocal access” (...)

Paul Kehoe: “Prudent planning in relation to all situations that may require a Defence Forces response, including by the Naval Service and the Air Corps, is undertaken by the Defences Forces.” Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The Irish Naval Service and Air Corps are being primed to protect Irish sea fishing areas and vessels in a no-deal Brexit amid industry fears of tensi(...)

Kilkenny’s TJ Reid battles with Stephen McDonnell of Cork during their All-Ireland SHC quarter-final at Croke Park. Photo: Gary Carr/Inpho

Three teams came to Croke Park looking for some form of redemption and another on a lap of honour, which they duly achieved with flying colours, but o(...)

Dublin Simon hopes to secure enough funding to buy 50 one- and two-bedroom units in the greater Dublin area over the next two years, with the properties expected to cost €250,000-plus each. Photograph: Alan Betson

There will be no tax benefit for wealthy philanthropists who lease property for free to Dublin Simon Community, under a new plan drawn up by the chari(...)

File photograph of Irish Naval Vessel L.É. Róisín on a routine maritime security operations patrol off Rockall. Photograph:Defence Forces

A warning from the Scottish government that it will take action against Irish fishing vessels that fish in the area around Rockall, a disputed island (...)

Cusack Park in Ennis. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Clare 1-7 Meath 1-12 Division 1 league football beckons for Meath in 2020 after this win over Clare at Cusack Park in Ennis on Sunday. Postponed fr(...)

Mackerel may be in larger numbers outside traditional fishing waters, but are showing signs of starvation

The strongest voice for marine science in the northeast Atlantic comes from the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), based in (...)

Trucks and freight lined up at Rosslare Euro Port on Thursday. Photograph: Alan Betson

The loss of the Irish Ferries services between Rosslare and France next year could severely impact Irish, Spanish and French exporters of fresh fish a(...)

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