Derrycassin Wood: like many of these patches of woodlands, it is the site of an Anglo-Irish mansion

GO WALK: Derrycassin Wood, Co Longford Map: Ordnance Survey. Discovery Series. Sheet 34 Start (...)

At a recent poetry reading I had the curious experience of being overwhelmed by a ferocious hunger. I was listening to Peter Sirr read his terrific po(...)

The dead sea eagle found in her nest only weeks before laying eggs. It’s the 13th poisoning to have occurred since the birds were reintroduced to Connemara

A white-tailed eagle who was just about to lay several eggs died of poisoning at her nest site in Connemara, according to toxicology test results.The (...)

The jury in the trial of Mark Nash for the murder of Sylvia Shields and Mary Callanan in 1997 has resumed deliberations at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

The jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering two women 18 years ago will continue its deliberations on Monday. Five women and six men are delib(...)

The Galway Bay Brewery already operates ten pubs selling craft beers alongside other drinks Photograph: PA Wire

Ireland’s first pub dedicated to selling only craft beer will open next week. The Beer Market in High Street near Dublin’s Christchurch is the (...)

The accident happened at the renowned Wormhole on Inis Mór, the largest of the three Aran Islands off Galway, last week. Photograph: David Dunne.

A young couple were being hailed as heroes after saving the life of a student who was swept off a cliff face and into the sea by a giant wave.The acci(...)

Seafood and spoken word . . . Kai Restaurant and Café in Galway is putting on a literary supper

You can’t eat your words, but you can listen to the words of seven writers while eating a seven-course menu inspired by them, at a literary supper in (...)

Sir, – Brian Dineen (March 18th) writes, “Outdated notions that sharply delineate parental responsibilities in a gendered fashion are not a sound b(...)

An IMC cinema logo. A cinema equipment supply company is suing a number of companies in the Irish Multiplex Cinemas (IMC) group over an alleged failure to pay for equipment. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A cinema equipment supply company is suing a number of companies in the Irish Multiplex Cinemas (IMC) group over an alleged failure to pay for equipme(...)

A translation service has brought a legal challenge to the Garda Commissioner’s decision to award a contract for supply of language interpretation ser(...)