Rosemary Horan

New Census 2016 statistics released this week showed more and more people are travelling long distances and taking longer to commute to work. In the l(...)

There are plenty of options available to those who take a different route and  explore other areas. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

It is worth taking time to think about your post-school options as there are a myriad of routes into quality employment, not all through the CAO. Con(...)

A street feast on Clonakilty’s Main Street. The town was part of the winning bid for West Cork to be named Foodie Destination of the year by the Restaurants Association of Ireland. Photograph: Dermot Sullivan/clonakity.ie

West Cork has been named the winner of Ireland’s Top 10 Foodie Destinations for 2017. The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI), in association wit(...)

The tents measure six by seven metres and include an ensuite bathroom

Dromquinna Manor, Co Kerry, has launched a new Hideaways experience at its glamping site, at a cost of €450 per night per couple. Glamping – short fo(...)

David Kitt. “I knew if I played well I would have a good chance around here. It’s not too long a course for me,” said the 17-year-old schoolboy.  Photograph: Pat Cashman

Former Boys internationals Marc Norton and Jamie Fletcher could meet in the final of the AIG Irish Amateur Close today, but the romantics might not be(...)

Geraldine Lavelle uses a hand-cycle to keep fit at IT Sligo. Photograph: James Connolly

Geraldine Lavelle’s life changed “in a heartbeat”. That was in October 2013 when she was left paralysed from the chest down following a collision with(...)

Clean up operations underway at Cockhill Bridge in Buncrana, Co Donegal, after heavy rain.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A huge cleanup effort is under way across the northwest following a catastrophic series of thunderstorms which washed away roads and bridges in Donega(...)

Riverside  at Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin. While high-end tech and financial companies may be moving into Dublin 2, many have large space requirements which may  not fit the specifications of what is available

Despite reports of strong demand for office space in the centre of Dublin, Dublin 2, one of the city’s core business districts, has a commercial vacan(...)

Photograph: Frank Miller /	The Irish Times

Are you trying to find a place to live? Are you struggling to rent somewhere that is affordable? Have you been forced to move out due to rent hikes (...)

Aiden Harris Igiehon. The Irish teenager was born and raised in Clondalkin, Dublin, and has a basketball scholarship at the Lawrence Woodmere Academy in New York. Photograph: Tom Honan

If we were looking for a single number that would indicate what is genuinely distinctive about Ireland now, the number would have to be 17. (...)