Curraghmore:  view to the north from the top of the Lack Road. Photograph: Tony Doherty
Go Walk: Curraghmore, Co Kerry
  • Travel
  • December 14, 2014, 10:00

The two great ridge walks on the Macgillycuddy Reeks, ‘The Circuit of The Hag’s Glen’ and ‘The Coomloughra Horseshoe’, between them encompass all b(...)

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

Mayo is a wonderland for hikers – the Sheefries and Mweelrea, Croagh Patrick and that little-visited sweep of mountains from Nephin, through the Ne(...)

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Leon Connon collapsed while out with friends. Photograph: Provision

A 14-year-old schoolboy injured in a freak accident when he became trapped in railings near his home in Kinsale at the weekend has died in hospital in(...)

A 14-year-old boy in is a critical condition in hospital after sustaining serious injuries when he collapsed while out with friends in Kinsale in Co Cork yesterday evening.

A 14-year-old boy in is a critical condition in hospital after sustaining serious injuries when he collapsed while out with friends in Kinsale in Co C(...)

Former Solicitor Thomas Byrne (47) arriving at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today. Photograph: Collins Courts

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Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in action at Wimbledon. Photograph:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

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Ireland’s Peter O’Mahony runs at USA’s Mike Petri. Photograph: Inpho/Billy Stickland

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