Achill

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Local resident Malcolm Cooney on Ashleam Beach on Achill island which has returned after 12 years. Photograph: Sean Molloy

When Atlantic forces returned a sandy beach – which had vanished over 30 years before – to Achill, the Co Mayo island’s tourist office could not belie(...)

Alanna Gallagher: 'Offal in all its guises made my mother weak at the knees.'

Throughout Food Month people will share with us their most treasured food memory. You can share yours at magazine@irishtimes.com Food (...)

Philip McNamara,  organiser of the Achill Island CEO and venture capitalist  kitesurfing event  and VP of Voxpro

From kitesurfing camps to driverless cars, Philip McNamara has had his finger in many an exciting pie since moving to the land of coding, milk and hon(...)

Solis Lough Eske Castle in Co Donegal welcomes dogs, who are allowed anywhere on the grounds – which provide ample opportunity for walks and runs.

From pointy-eared handbag dogs to doe-eyes spaniels, you’ll see canines great and small in hotels and restaurants around Europe, most notably in Franc(...)

Stained glass windows commissioned for the House of Prayer in Achill. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A man has claimed his elderly father was subject to a “spiritual injury” over providing a cheque for €200,000 to a Catholic priest acting as an agent (...)

Forty per cent of respondents to a recent survey said they now feel pressure to take “more adventurous” holidays

Are you more interested in showing off or switching off on holidays? In a recent travel trends survey, almost half of the respondents (47 per cent) sa(...)

David, Cillian and Eddie Sexton of Kildare Farms Foods, which stands on 140 acres in Rathmuck, Co Kildare, and employs more than 60 people.

Kildare Farm Foods is a thriving family business and farm, now in its fourth generation, which has moved and diversified with the times. Originally a(...)

Trim Salmon of Knowledge Festival at Trim Castle

If the thought of heading back to homework, uniforms and school lunches is hard to bear, just think how the kids feel. The best way to brush off the b(...)

The fourth Big Grill Fest takes place in Herbert Park in Dublin 4 from Thursday to Sunday.

A whole cow on a spit, awfully adventurous ways with offal, “dirty grilling”, hot smoking and a chilli eating challenge – there’s a heat haze over the(...)

Kite surfer Francois Colussi takes on the Atlantic.

Mayo was the spinster aunt of Irish tourism for many years, forgotten and forlorn; forever in the shadow of her more glamorous sisters further south. (...)

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