A fisherman has been hospitalised after being injured on a crabbing vessel off the coast of Donegal.
Thu, 02 May, 2019
Autopsies are being carried out on several dolphins that have washed up on beaches in the last month.
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018
Brian and Diarmuid Mac Gloinn hope people won’t just brand them as folkies, writes
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
A report into fire brigade facilities on the country’s second most populated island, Arranmore, has found that the services are “extremely limited” and in some areas below standard.
Sat, 23 Sep, 2017
Up to 1,000 people will this weekend mobilise in an air, sea, and land search for missing R116 helicopter crew members Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith.
Sat, 08 Apr, 2017
Gardaí have travelled to Arranmore Island off the coast of Co Donegal after a pensioner was assaulted and robbed in his home.
Thu, 03 Mar, 2016
Enterprise Ireland says it could meet its target for the percentage of women-led start-up businesses a year early, however, it said that the country needs more women starting their own tech companies.
Fri, 06 Nov, 2015
A killer has fled a Donegal island following tensions over his return.
Mon, 30 Mar, 2015
The good summer weather last year resulted in an increase in the number of people rescued by lifeboats.
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015
An empty concert seat will be reserved in memory of Daniel O’Donnell’s late mother Julia as the singer returns tonight to the venue that gave him his first big break.
Thu, 07 Aug, 2014
The helicopter winchman who delivered a baby when the mum was rushed to hospital by air has told his story for the first time.
Fri, 26 Jul, 2013
A new mum’s feet were just about back on the ground yesterday having arrived home with her baby — who was born after a helicopter dash to hospital.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2013
A young Co Donegal man died on an island after a pint glass was smashed over his head and the broken glass stuck into his neck.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2013
A service which provides information on cyberbullying says it is struggling to keep up with demand for its services since the suicide of teenager Erin Gallagher.
Mon, 12 Nov, 2012
It has been reported that more than 2,000 people turned out for a protest in Co. Donegal today against cuts in the education sector, including changes to the pupil-teacher ratio.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2012
Hundreds of parents, teachers and community groups have turned out for a protest in Donegal this afternoon in opposition to cutbacks to education.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2012
An informal group helping children and teens develop their skills as computer coders started in Cork last year — and it’s just about to go global, writes
Wed, 22 Feb, 2012
A man who admitted killing a teenager in a bar on Arranmore Island has been acquitted of his murder at the Central Criminal Court.
Tue, 14 Feb, 2012
A judge has told the jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering a teenager in a bar on Arranmore Island to decide whether he had diminished responsibility.
Mon, 13 Feb, 2012
The trial of a man accused of murdering a teenager in a bar on Arranmore Island has now reached its closing stages in the Central Criminal Court.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2012
The murder trial of a man who has admitted killing a teenager in a bar on Arranmore Island more than two years ago has heard he was suffering from a psychiatric disorder which diminished his responsibility.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2012
The murder trial of a man who has admitted killing a teenager in a bar on Arranmore Island has heard evidence from his then wife that he had been “barred from the house with a barring order.”
Mon, 06 Feb, 2012
A man who has admitted killing a teenager in a bar on Arranmore Island crashed his car into a wall “to try and do away with himself” a month before the incident, a court was told.
Fri, 03 Feb, 2012
The trial of a man accused of murdering a man by stabbing him with a broken glass in a bar on Arranmore Island has heard evidence from a pathologist about the cause of death.
Thu, 02 Feb, 2012
The trial of a man charged with murdering another man on Arranmore Island two years ago has been adjourned today as the court was told the accused required medical attention.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2012
MY licence plate, like many of the best things in life, came in two pieces.
Wed, 04 Jan, 2012
Between three and four thousand people are still without power this afternoon after stormy conditions disrupted power lines.
Mon, 12 Sep, 2011
IRELAND’S small island and inland fishermen are siding with the European Commission and environmentalists against the Government and the big fishing interests at the annual battle for fish quota.
Mon, 13 Dec, 2010
More than 750 residents on Donegal's off-shore islands will cast their votes today in the Donegal South West by-election.
Mon, 22 Nov, 2010
A post mortem is due to be carried out this afternoon on the body of a young man who died following an incident on Arranmore island.
Sun, 04 Oct, 2009
A man in his twenties has died after he was attacked and stabbed on an island off the coast of Co Donegal.
Sat, 03 Oct, 2009
A man was being quizzed by gardaí tonight after a passenger ferry was stolen off the north-west coast.
Tue, 02 Jun, 2009
A “HOLLYWOOD moment” when a lifeboat crew saved three fishermen seconds before their vessel sunk was among more than 800 incidents involving sea rescues in Ireland last year.
Fri, 30 Jan, 2009
IRISH EXAMINER photographer Denis Minihane last night picked up two national awards from his peers for the quality of his pictures.
Sat, 16 Feb, 2008
An island’s lifeboat crew is to be honoured for a daring 21-hour rescue of a disabled yachtsman off the Co Donegal coast two years ago.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2007
BAD weather conditions forced the suspension of the sea search for the doomed Honeydew II trawler off the south east coast yesterday.
Thu, 18 Jan, 2007
Eight crew are on board a trawler being towed to shore in a rescue mission off the north-west coast today.
Wed, 17 Jan, 2007
A lifeboat crew had to mount an emergency operation after a groom suffered an unfortunate zipper accident on a remote Irish island.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2005