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Medtronic: The centre is equipped with digital communication technology for “global networking”, along with three-dimensional printing for new ideas and space for training and education.

A €7.7 million brainstorming centre to devise new treatments for cardiovascular and cardiac rhythm disease is due to be opened by EU Commissioner for (...)

Lake view: Pádraig Pearse’s cottage overlooking Loch Oiriúlach. Photograph: Seán Mannion/Connemara Light

Loch Oiriúlach translates as Lake by the Thickets, and the young Dubliner who acquired a site by it just over a century ago had an eye for a rural idy(...)

The Astrid early yesterday morning on rocks off the mouth of Oysterhaven harbour. Photograph: Michael Prior

Salvage experts will today meet the surveyors for the insurer of Dutch sail training ship, Astrid to put together a wreck removal plan to salvage the (...)

Video: 30 crew rescued after tall ship hits rocks off Cork coast

All 30 people have been rescued from a Dutch tall ship which ran up on rocks off the Cork coastline this morning.The 30 crew and trainees from the 42 (...)

Eithne Sweeney and Myles Henaghan: put their marriage through stress testing by sailing a 35ft boat across two major oceans

Returning home is one move, but returning home by sea is another. And when that involves sailing a 35ft boat across two major oceans, it may be one of(...)

A 15,000-tonne organic salmon farm proposed for Galway Bay currently before Minister for Marine Simon Coveney has been met with local opposition. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy/The Irish Times

State agency Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has “serious concerns” about the methodology and findings of a Marine Institute-led study on wild salmon. (...)

The Department of Energy has confirmed that it has been investigating reports of “sinkholes” or “depressions” on a north Mayo tidal estuary

The Department of Energy has confirmed that it has been investigating reports of “sinkholes” or “depressions” on a north Mayo tidal estuary where the (...)

Using a remotely operated vehicle, the 14 scientists on the Celtic Explorer came across a giant hydroid that was more than half a metre in diameter.

A rare giant hydroid, a deepwater rough shark and 200-year-old clams and oysters are among specimens collected by a research team during a deep-sea bi(...)

Women take part in the “Dip In The Nip” fundraiser in aid of the Mercy University Hospital Foundation and cancer services at Pillmore beach in Youghal, Co Cork, yesterday. It was one of several similar events held over the weekend. Photograph: Diane Cusack

The RNLI lifeboat station on the river Shannon’s Lough Derg has urged water users to check local weather forecasts, following two alerts within 24 hou(...)

Dawson Stelfox (left) and   Frank Nugent at advance base camp after his successful ascent. Photograph: Brian Hayestaken

“I wandered up the last few yards to the top, the snow untracked and pristine on all sides, absorbing the beauty of the (...)

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