In December 2013 international camera crews and foreign news teams descended on Dublin to report on the bailout exit and, looking for signs that th(...)

A cheetah at Fota Wildlife Park. More than 14,000 people visited Fota during the June Bank Holiday weekend as the east Cork attraction opened its new tiger forest. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for Tourism Leo Varadkar has promised to look “very seriously” at an application for €2 million in funding from Fota Wildlife Park to help de(...)

A Sumatran tiger. Fota’s Asian Sanctuary will have several Sumatran tigers, which are a protected species and rare in the wild.

Fota Wildlife Park in Cork is pushing ahead with an estimated €7 million expansion plan after receiving planning permission this week for a developmen(...)