Urban Arrow Electric Cargo Bike

Urban Arrow Electric Cargo Bike The Dutch get a lot of credit for redefining what a bike can do or carry, thanks to their cargo bikes. Now Amste(...)

Michael D Higgins: “We need to confront the hegemonic ethic of individualism and insatiable consumption at the roots of our behaviour and replace it with a new thinking”. The President was speaking at  the Consciouness Summit in Paris.  Photograph: EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT

Two news items about climate change illustrate how public opinion is becoming more aware of the dangers in a year of major choices about how to mitiga(...)

‘When it comes to the marine, we’ve a pretty good record of selling off the family silver, or even giving it away.’ Above, John Fitzgerald takes Lorna Siggins on a seaweed foraging tour. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

There can be few more pleasurable ways to acquire a spot of Latin than wading through cool, clear Atlantic waves off a southwest Kerry beach. I(...)

The Mourne Wall is solidly built, its architects taking time and care to marry aesthetics with durability

Mourne Wall, Co Down Map: Sheet 29, Discoverer Series OSNI. Start: car park 1km southeast of Tras(...)

 Erkan Gursoy, the 68-year-old Turkish-Canadian sailor, was adopted by the Aran islanders late last year. He  has just reached his destination of Istanbul after a nine-month solo voyage from Vancouver through the Northwest Passage on a  boat he built in his back garden.

A 68-year-old Turkish-Canadian sailor who was “adopted” by the Aran Islands after being caught in a hurricane has been given a hero’s welcome in his (...)

Knowledge of mountain navigation required: Corraun Peninsula, Co Mayo
Go Walk: Corraun Peninsula, Co Mayo
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  • November 22, 2014, 13:00

Corraun Peninsula, Co Mayo Map: OS Discovery Series Sheet No 30 Start/Finish: Belfarsad Bridge, Corraun (we(...)

Governments can keep climate change in check at manageable costs but will have to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2100 to limit fast-worsening risks, a UN report showed today. File photograph: PA

Governments can keep climate change in check at manageable costs but will have to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2100 to limit fast-worsening(...)

Detail from The Wedding Party by Mick O’Dea

The Split – Mick O’Dea Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin **** The Split completes a trilogy of exhibitions following the tangled history (...)

The annual silly season story about a man-eating shark encroaching on British and, by implication, Irish waters arrived today.A fisherman filmed what (...)

Scotland’s deputy first Minister Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister Alex Salmond and former deputy leader of the SNP Jim Sillars campaign with activists in Piershill Square, Edinburgh today. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has welcomed comments by Pat Cox that the EU must allow Scotland to join if there is a Yes vote in the forthcom(...)