People on bridge despite road closed to Wooden bridge in Dollymount, ahead of Hurricane Ophelia hitting Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Hurricane Ophelia has caused widespread disruption on the country’s roads, with fallen trees making many impassable. A Roadwatch has released a list (...)

A car which had been driven by tourists was left dangling over the lakes of Killarney at lunchtime on Friday. Photograph: Raymond O’Shea

A tourist couple were left teetering in their car high over one of Ireland’s most famous viewing spots on Friday afternoon – after a freak accident wh(...)

From right to left: Chef Aidan McGrath and his partner Kate Sweeney of the Wild Honey Inn after the Michelin Star announcement,  with their daughter  Levi and son, Reece. Photograph: Marie Claire Digby

The Wild Honey Inn in Co Clare made history on Monday, when it became the first pub in Ireland to be awarded a Michelin star. The pub, in Lisdoonvarn(...)

Spend the winter in the  Algarve, Portugal with prices from €176 for three weeks.

Three weeks winter holidays from €176pps Long-stay holidays over the winter are available with Abbey Travel for amazing prices, from November to Febru(...)

The five-star Sheen Falls Lodge in Kenmare

Cosy up in Connemara €299pps Cosy up in Connemara this autumn beside an open fire and wrapped in a cashmere and lambs’ wool pashmina. You’ll find th(...)

Black Lough

The Gap of Dunloe and the Black Valley are among the among most renowned areas for tourists in Kerry, and with good reason. The glacial landscape appe(...)

Sneem GP Dr Paddy Malone, who is preparing to retire. The HSE is struggling to find a doctor to replace him in the rural village. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

A petition that aims to attract a doctor to a rural Co Kerry village has so far been supported by about 1,000 people. Sneem, which has a population (...)

Pippa Middleton and  husband James Matthews: stayed at the Eccles Hotel, Glengarriff,  for the wedding of  college friend Camilla Campion-Awwad to Oliver Jenkinson. Photograph:  Provision

Tayto crisp sandwiches at midnight and a picnic on sub-tropical Garnish Island were some of the highlights of a weekend in west Cork for Pippa Middlet(...)

At the 54km mark, there is a left turn for Aghadoe and the beginning of a gradual ascent.

You begin this cycle along the excellently named Dr Hans Liebherr Road (the N72). After a few hundred metres, take the second exit on the Ballydowney (...)

Paddy McCann, president of the IPU outside the constituency office of Taoiseach Enda Kenny in Castlebar on April 11th protesting against post office closures. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Located between the display of Marie Claire tights and the hot food counter, Michael Healy-Rae’s post office in the Mace shop in Kilgarvan, Co Kerry i(...)