Ready to go: Liam Lysaght, a keen member of the Marble City Cyclers

When Christopher McCandless, the “American supertramp”, abandoned his educated middle-class comforts to “walk into the wild”, he had hoped for a type (...)

Animal carcasses at the foot of cliffs at Baltard, Doonbeg,  having apparently been dumped from above. Photograph: John Kelly

Four separate authorities are investigating the discovery of the decomposing carcasses about 10 horses, four cattle and three calves at the bot(...)

Donald Trump told ‘The Irish Times’ he plans to spend “far, far in excess” of the reported €15 million he paid for the golf course, but wouldn’t name a final sum. Photograph: Getty

“We’re bringing the Trump factor to Ireland, ” Donald Trump snr said last night, announcing his firm’s “major investment” in the golf resort at(...)

The sale of the assets at Doonbeg is to include the resort that contains the Lodge hotel and the golf course, along with six unsold suites.

The general manager of the five-star Doonbeg golf resort in Co Clare said he received six inquiries from overseas investors looking to buy the propert(...)