Three brothers in their 40s have drowned off the coast of Co Waterford.
Irish negotiators are trying to finalise far-reaching reform of the EU's Common Fisheries Policy.
Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has said progress has been made towards agreeing a new EU Common Agricultural Policy, following two days of informal talks at Dublin Castle.
Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has said some progress has been made in the Common Agricultural Policy negotiations, but there are still issues to be resolved.
The crew of a Ukrainian ship seized in Dublin last March are to be repatriated to the Ukraine after a deal was struck over pay.
A Norwegian couple, who were found on a dismasted yacht 160 miles off the south coast early yesterday morning, are being towed back to shore by the Navy.
The Department of Agriculture has confirmed 82 cases of ash dieback disease in Ireland.
The inquest has opened into the deaths of five fishermen on board the fishing trawler Tit Bonhomme, which sank after it hit rocks at the entrance to Glandore Harbour in Cork last year.
An operation has begun at Dublin Airport to cut 220 acres of grass, which is being made available to any farmer who wishes to collect it.
Ireland's newest RNLI station has been formally opened in Castletownbere, Co Cork.
Minister for the Marine Simon Coveney has said the practice of discarding millions of tonnes of fish which do not comply with the EU fish quota rules should come to an end within the next six years.
Gardaí are investigating the shooting dead of seven sheep on a hillside near Laragh, Co Wicklow.
The Irish Farmers' Association has called on the Government to intervene to try to speed up the delivery of fodder relief from France.
Average family farm earnings fell by 15% in 2012, bringing the average income figure for the farming sector to €25,483.
Crucial talks get under way in Brussels to try to resolve a looming deadlock between the European Parliament and EU member states over far-reaching reform of the Common Fisheries Policy.
The Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has said that he is extending the imported fodder transport scheme for a further two weeks.
Investigations are under way in Donegal after 32 swans were found dead.
Seven people have been killed and two are missing after a container ship crashed into a concrete control tower in the northern Italian port of Genoa.
There were 13.6 million large farm animals in the country in June 2012, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office.
The Irish Farmers' Association has called for the immediate extension of the Transport Subsidy Scheme to deal with the fodder crisis.