Year--round menace: goats climb argan trees for food, particularly in dry winters. Photograph: Perry McKenna/Getty Images

(...) children in Smimou, south of Essaouira. The argan’s roots can bore down 70m to find water. They stabilise(...)

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The Annals of the Hundred Islands
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(...) enough to feed the islanders. The bountiful corn is emperor of all the roots. Some say that once in this(...)

District Court judge Colin Gibbons ruled the document had not been “duly completed.”

(...). Counsel for the DPP, Diarmaid McGuinness SC, told the three-judge court the case had its roots in a road(...)

(...) roots in pagan tradition, adopted by Christianity and given the name Shrove Tuesday, from the word(...)

An  Ulster Covenant centenary parade at Stormont in 2012: “A recurring problem for alternative voices within the Protestant community is that the very act of constructing a positive and generous worldview creates a break with the community, ” writes Robbie McVeigh. Photograph: Eric Luke

(...), the problem for the order is, in fact, that it has lost touch with reality as well as its roots. “A(...)

Iris Murdoch and her husband, John Bayley, Warton Professor of English at Oxford. While her imbroglios outside marriage have long been known about, these letters lay bare Murdoch’s almost desperate desires – and not only for men. Bayley remained a rock, however; and she always came home

(...) work. Murdoch was born in Dublin in July 1919 into a middle-class, Irish Protestant family with(...)

Leinster’s Rhys Ruddock in action against Toulon. Ruddock has been in excellent form for the province in recent matches and is in the running to wear the Ireland number six jersey against Wales. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland and Wales. “I remember my mum [Bernadette, who’s Irish] always throwing the Irish jersey on me(...)

Americans. They have recently taken on a small number of Irish genealogists in Dublin. Ancestor Network(...)

(...) with guitarist Louis Stewart, O’Loghlen one of the few Irish jazz musicians to engage with Irish(...)

Game of Thrones: Line of interlinking Beech trees known on the show as the Dark Hedges were damaged by Storm Gertrude

(...) in the Irish News that tourists parking at the site were “damaging the road verges and even the roots(...)