The man was diving from rocks near Nohoval Cove in Co Cork when it is believed his foot caught and he landed on rocks. File photograph: John M/Geograph.org.uk (cc-by-sa/2.0)

A 35-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital in Cork after he suffered serious spinal injuries while diving from rocks off the south coast this af(...)

Susan O’Brien’s book, The Italian Escape, is due to launch in Ireland this June.

Originally from Co Cork, Susan O’Brien studied languages at UCC, majoring in Italian. “I left college in 1994 and moved to Italy with notions of teach(...)

Lisa Smyth works as a technical adviser from her home – her late grand aunt’s cottage –  in Darragh, Co Clare.

Many of us have had to become experts in remote working over the past few weeks, though not in the best of circumstances. We speak to those who’ve bee(...)

Sandy Bay Caravan Park, Castlegregory, Kerry, closed to visitors due to Government measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

Some holiday homeowners in Kerry last weekend found gardaí at their door, inquiring where they were from and offering gentle encouragement to go back (...)

The  Irish Coast Guard also provides support services to offshore islands, and inter-hospital transfers

The Irish Coast Guard saved more than 370 lives this year, new figures show, as the organisation warns people against relying on mobile phones as thei(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hailed the “biggest investment in rural Ireland ever” as he announced the signing of the contract for the National Broadband Plan at an event in Glendalough Co Wicklow. Illustration: Getty

Some 300 towns and villages across Ireland are to get high-speed internet hubs while they await the arrival of the National Broadband Plan. The full l(...)

Caitriona Lucas was killed in September 2016 off the coast of Co Clare after a rigid inflatable boat capsized during a search mission. File photograph: The Irish Times

The Department of Transport has said safety concerns over Irish Coast Guard lifejackets is a separate issue to problems that contributed to the death (...)

A reconstruction of what the 325-million year-old tetrapod would have looked like and (inset) the bones uncovered in Co Clare. Image: Dr Eamon Doyle

The fossilised bones of a 325-million-year-old amphibian have been discovered in Co Clare. Geologist Dr Eamon Doyle stumbled upon the small fossilise(...)

Skellig six18 founders Patrick Cooney, June O’Connell and Patrick Sugrue. Photograph: Paul McCarthy Photography

A new €10 million micro-distillery located in a former sock manufacturing plant along the Ring of Kerry is to open shortly. The backers behind Skelli(...)

Rescue 115 airlifted a man and two children  to Tralee General Hospital for treatment after being swept out to sea at Derrynane, Co Kerry. File photograph: Irish Coast Guard/PA Wire

A man and two children have been airlifted to hospital after they got into difficulty while swimming in Co Kerry this (Sunday) afternoon. It was the (...)

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