As plans are being finalised to commemorate the 40th anniversary Fastnet Race disaster, one of the competitors in the race has spoken about how he thought he was going to die in the storm, which claimed the life of 19 yachtsmen.
Sat, 10 Aug, 2019
The Government has been urged to ensure an upcoming Cold War era cat-and-mouse game between the British and Russian military, which will potentially play out off our coast, does not spill into Irish-controlled airspace and cause passenger jets to be grounded or diverted.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2016
IT may seem far-fetched to suggest that it is only a matter of time before refugees who have thrown themselves on the tender mercies of people traffickers arrive on our shores but the fact that two British men have been remanded in custody charged with immigration offences after 18 Albanians were rescued from a sinking boat in the English Channel suggests otherwise.
Tue, 31 May, 2016
Wed, 13 Jan, 2016
PEOPLE are being asked to keep an eye out for a new colonist on its way to Ireland. The ivy bee was first recorded in the south of Britain, in 2001, having crossed the English Channel. It is continuing to move northwards and, according to experts, it’s only a matter of time before it crosses the Irish Sea.
Mon, 26 Oct, 2015