Bruno Beo, owner of Bruno’s bar and restaurant in Boyle, shows the clear water from a filtration system he installed. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Inside the door of the SuperValu supermarket in Boyle, Co Roscommon, there is a queue at the machine dispensing filtered water. It costs just 50 cent(...)

The Fermanagh lakelands, Co Fermanagh

The judges of The Irish Times Best Place to Holiday in Ireland competition have selected an initial longlist of 25 locations. They include tourist-(...)