Walk: Crohane Mountain, Co Kerry Map: Ordnance Survey. Discovery Series. Sheet 79 Start & finish: At th(...)

A seagull at the British Open in Scotland. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

A Kerry-based marine expert has called for “a bit of factual perspective” on the debate over “killer gulls” and has warned that the birds face a real (...)

A bend on  the N86 near Camp, Co Kerry. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A challenge by An Taisce over planning approval for a controversial €65m road widening scheme on the N86 road between Tralee and Dingle has opened bef(...)

There was a time in Ireland when ice-cream was a simple affair. People could chose from a vanilla cone – with a flake and sprinkles if their ship h(...)

Máire Sogabe, IT portfolio operations principal with Pacific Gas and Electric

There are probably not too many people in San Francisco who use Skype to find out how their family is getting on back home during lambing season. But (...)

Less than a year old, the Dingle Whiskey Bar on Nassau Street is already wrapped tight in tradition. A Dublin outpost of the Dingle Distillery in K(...)

Paul Young, the co-founder of Cartoon Salon which has received Oscar nominations for Secret of Kells and Songs of the Sea

With Oscar nominations for Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea, Cartoon Saloon is part of an exciting new wave of Irish animation fuelled, according t(...)

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In order to treat a variety of ailments that included everything from stomach cramps to malaria, 18th century English sailors would imbibe a little(...)

Outstanding: South African CJ Stander, who will be eligible to play for Ireland after the World Cup, shows off one of the seven man-of-the-match awards he has won this season. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

He’s the man now. The man with nine tries to his name this season. A hoarder of seven man-of-the-match awards this season. Munster’s first overseas pl(...)

Prince Charles on the Burren shakes hands with local farmer Oliver Nagle with his father Pat (right) during his visit to the locality. Photograph: Getty Images

Some 24 hours after the historic handshake and private meeting with Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams, Britain’s Prince Charles is due to visit Mullaghmore(...)