Scenes at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Mountbellew, Co Galway. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Massive numbers have been attending St Patrick’s Day festivities around Ireland, helped along by sunshine and relatively excellent weather in many par(...)

A selection of redhead portraits taken by Jorg Koster.

Paul Scholes and Ginger Rogers may not have made it but there won’t be any shortage of redheads at Cork Airport next month thanks to an unusual exhibi(...)

An anxiety of economists was herded together in Kilkenny last weekend for the annual festival of fret-mongering and fun that is Kilkenomics. This is t(...)

Denis John Kane, a surfboard maker, left, from San Diego, California, with his first cousin, Andrew Jacob, oyster fisherman and painter, from Cape Cod,who are the Great Great Grandsons of Padraig O’Hogán, The King of The Blaskets, who left the Great Blasket Island in 1905. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan
Gather ye

The Blaskets Gathering Dún Chaoin, Dingle Peninsula There’s a treacherous stretch of the Atlantic that flows between the mainland and the Gr(...)

Minister for Agriculture, Marine and Food Simon Coveney: said the Governmnet is committed to marine safety

The investment of €1.6 million in a new state-of-the-art station for the Irish Coastguard in Crosshaven is a reflection of the Government’s commitm(...)