Just when you think Glandore couldn’t get any more picturesque, it throws another visual treat your way. An hour from Cork Airport, it’s no wonder th(...)

Lyrath: includes a wedding and function venue than can seat some 1,800 guests

A leading Irish resort hotel, the Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa on the outskirts of Kilkenny city, is to be offered for sale at less then half its or(...)

Attending the opening of new angling facilities at Clare Lake, Claremorris, Co Mayo, from left: J Campbell, IFI; P Mahon, Mayo CC; Minister Michael Ring; R Cusack, M Butler and L Gavin, all IFI.

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring recently opened the enhanced McMahon Park amenity at Clare Lake in Claremorris, Co Mayo. Fishin(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he will be happy to conduct a live television debate with Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he will be happy to conduct a live television debate with Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin.  In so doing, Taoiseac(...)

Micheál Martin: Day-to-day delivery of water provision and sewage services should be returned to councils. Photograph: The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil has said it supports a position where Irish Water is abolished with day-to-day delivery of services being returned to local authorities. (...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin speaking at the Fianna Fáil Parliamentary Party think-in at the Marine Hotel, Sutton, Co Dublin, with (from left): Dara Calleary TD, Cllr Darragh O’Brien, Timmy Dooley TD, Colm Keaveney TD and Brendan Smith TD. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The campaign to lure Enda into the open has begun. Seasoned hunters do not underestimate the task ahead. Sightings of Enda are commonplace. His(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photograph: Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images

Ahead of the new Dáil term, the political party think-ins begin today with Fine Gael’s event. We assess the shape of each party as they head into a ge(...)

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The estimated saving of €40,000 through closing Dún Laoghaire courthouse, which operates five days a week, was “not great enough to merit closing” it, said solicitor Kathy Irwin, who chaired last night’s meeting. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dún Laoghaire residents and business owners met last night to debate action that may be taken to save the local courthouse from closure, and to discu(...)

Riders start for the second stage of the 97th Giro d’Italia cycling race. Photograph: Luca Zennaro/EPA

The Italian invention of the radio was marked today as the riders of the Giro d’Italia sped through the seaside town of Ballycastle on the edge of Nor(...)