Rising sheer out of Dingle Bay, Cnoc na dTobar is one of the most impressive mountains in the Iveragh peninsula

Cnoc na dTobar, 690m (Hill of the Well), a “stand-alone” mountain north of Cahersiveen and rising sheer out of Dingle Bay, is one of the most impre(...)

The Cinémobile, Ireland’s ‘pop-up’ picture house on wheels, is twinning with four other countries to bring independent film to some of northern Europe’s farthest corners. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The Cinémobile, Ireland’s ‘pop-up’ picture house on wheels, is twinning with four other countries to bring independent film to some of northern Europe(...)

Georgina Campbell (fifth from left) with some of the  winners gathered for the announcement of the Georgina Campbell Awards 2015  in Dublin this morning. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

Bill and Isabelle Kelly, proprietors of Kelly’s Hotel in Rosslare, Co Wexford, were commended for their “special contribution to Irish hospitality”(...)

Dingle: host to the biggest competition of Irish produce ever seen on the island of Ireland

A family business established just a year ago has won the top honour at the Blas na hÉireann food awards in Dingle. Blast and Wilde, run by Graham an(...)

Bottlenose dolphins Sandy and Clet play off the Aran island of Inis Oírr. Clet came up from from Dingle, arriving last Monday. Photograph: Cormac Coyne

Kerry may have won the Sam Maguire, but it isn’t enough for one marine visitor. The French bottlenose which has been sighted off the south coast over(...)

American author Suzanne Strempek Shea (l) with Mags Riordan, the subject of her new book, and Leo Moran of The Saw Doctors. Strempek Shea will be reading at this year’s Clifden Arts Festival. Photograph: Suzanne Strempek Shea

A tribute to composer Seán Ó Riada by musicians Micheál Ó Suilleabháin and Mel Mercier and Druid Theatre’s latest Tom Murphy productions are among hig(...)

 Kerry manager Eamon Fitzmaurice. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

In the grandest of Irish traditions, I spent a week of my holidays in Kerry this year. As I was walking out the door and leaving Dublin, I was told by(...)

A woman in her 20s died early this morning when her car crashed in Co Louth and her body was removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

A woman in her 20s died early this morning when her car crashed in Co Louth. She is the third person to die on Irish in 24 the past hours. The driver(...)

Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy scores a goal past Mayo goalkeeper Robert Hennelly and Ger Cafferkey. Photograph: ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Think back to that day in Portlaoise when Colm Cooper, wearing the colours of Dr Crokes, collapsed under the attentions of Castlebar men to end all f(...)

Skipper Liam Coyne: has returned home to Dún Laoghaire after victory in the Round Britain and Ireland race with Brian Flahive.

No sooner had Dublin Bay double-handers Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive won the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s (RORC) 1,800-mile Round Britain and Ireland in(...)