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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# pier

This year
# Island Nation
‘Always a battle’: Clare Island locals fight to improve ‘dangerous’ pier
Inaction to improve conditions cutting at the heart of islanders’ connection to the mainland.
All time
# disapproval
Piers Morgan's indignant facial expression has turned into a delightful meme
“excuse me but actually me and my family were here before that table and they’ve already got their mains.”
# marta herda
Woman who drove friend off pier found guilty of murder
Marta Herda had been accused of murdering colleague Csaba Orsos in 2013.
# one month on
Hundreds attend month's mind Mass for victims of Buncrana tragedy
Five members of two families lost their lives when their car slipped into the water at Buncrana pier last month.
# Donegal
Photos show happy family before Buncrana tragedy
Five people perished in the tragedy last night.
# Donegal
"I don't know how I'm going to cope with it": Witness describes horror of Buncrana pier tragedy
Francis Crawford was first on the scene and talked to the driver of the car.
# Buncrana
Five people dead and baby girl rescued after vehicle goes into water at pier in Donegal
Children are among the dead.
# Rescue
Quick-thinking pier walker rescues woman in water using a dog leash
The incident took place in Dun Laoghaire earlier today.
# take a dip
These are the new plans for Dun Laoghaire's derelict baths
What do you think of them?
# fix it
Piers and harbours around the country are getting a facelift with €23m funding
More than 115 piers, harbours and slipways damaged during the recent storms are getting funding for repair work.
# tyson comeback
'Motionless' sheepdog now doing fine after rescue from rising tidal waters
Tyson, a 12-year-old Irish Sheepdog, was trapped under rocks on Dublin’s South Bull wall as the tide began to rise…
# social meeja
Woman accidentally walks off pier while checking Facebook on her phone
The tourist in Melbourne held on to her phone even while she was being rescued from the water.
# Boat
Two "shocked and traumatised" men rescued after boat capsizes
The two men were resuced after their boat collapsed near a pier in Courtmacsherry.
# Arson
PHOTOS: Gardaí investigating fire on trawler at Howth pier
It is understood gardaí are treating the fire as suspicious.
# New York
Dozens injured in New York ferry crash
Latest reports had 58 people injured, two of which were critical.
# Rescue
Woman and her dog rescued from freezing water at Wexford harbour
The woman went into the water to save her dog Holly but couldn’t climb back out because of the temperature.
# pic of the day
Seaside Weather Pic of the Day
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