The National News

Meet the man who created stunning UAE pavilions at expos across the globe.

Sept 25th 2021

"As Dubai prepares for Expo 2020, one person who has been observing events with interest is Peter Vine, a Welshman who now lives in Ireland. Dr Vine, now 75, was the UAE pavilion project director for four expos."...Read more ›

Divernet - Vintage Diver

Letters from Paradise Series: What if?

May 10th 2021

"A high spring tide pushed warm clear ocean waters through a passage lined by coconut trees. This idyllic scene was animated by noddy terns wheeling in an almost cloudless blue sky, and by the occasional splashes of manta rays breaking the surface as their gaping jaws sieved plankton."...Read more ›

Divernet - Vintage Diver

Vintage Diver!

May 1st 2021

"I have the poisonous and infamous crown-of-thorns starfish to thank for five years on and under the Red Sea. The poison never worried us - in fact after weeks of almost daily stings, we began to experience mild 'highs' that were far from unwelcome"...Read more ›

Mariculture letter to the Irish Times - Oct 1983

Mariculture letter to the Irish Times - Oct 1983

April 17th 2021

Read Peter's letter to the editor of the Irish Times regarding Ireland's mariculture industry. It was published on the 13th of October, 1983...Read more ›

What was your scariest moment?

What was your scariest moment?

March 29th 2021

“What was your scariest moment?” my eldest daughter asked me as we were gathered around the cabin table on a family cruise along the west coast of Ireland...Read more ›

Divernet - Book review: Heart of the Matter

Divernet - Book review: Heart of the Matter

March 24th 2021

"Some readers might remember that Peter Vine wrote a Deep Breath column for this magazine a few years ago - a good natured look at the difficulties he has encountered with Parkinson's disease"...Read more ›

Irish Examiner - Book review: Fascinating insight into the life of someone who cares about humanity.

Irish Examiner - Book review: Fascinating insight into the life of someone who cares about humanity

February 28th 2021

"This beautifully produced book was designed by Connemara-based Vincent Murphy, originally from Cork city."...Read more ›

Support the Centre for Brain Health, Dublin Neurological Institute at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital.

Support the Centre for Brain Health, Dublin Neurological Institute at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital

September 13th 2020

Why should you support/invest in the Centre for Brain Health, Dublin Neurological Institute at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital?...Read more ›