Noel-John McLoughlin, Fáilte Ireland marketing director and Nyree Landry,  consumer engagement officer.  Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

It is one thing telling people about how great the Wild Atlantic Way is, but there’s nothing like seeing it yourself, which is why Fáilte Ireland has(...)

Charlie Jacob and Nicholas Kavanagh, from the Waterford Spraoi Street and Spectacle Company making final preparations on their floats prior to the St Patrick’s Day parade In Dublin. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Galway The 1916 centenary and Galway’s bid to be European Capital of Culture 2020 will be central to the city parade, which will have more than 50 par(...)

The authorities will be focusing on industries such as agriculture, aquaculture (fishing) and food processing

Labour authorities in the UK and Ireland will share detailed information to combat severe cases of cross-Border labour exploitation in a new agreement(...)

Saturday morning Start the day with a coffee and banana bread at the Bourke Street Bakery, 633 Bourke Street, or the Organic Bread Bar in Darlinghurs(...)

Methodist notes

Downpatrick Methodist Congregation is hosting a St Patrick’s Day event from 10:30am to 5pm on March 17th. In addition to refreshments and an exhibitio(...)

As Monaghan’s most potent attacking player, Conor McManus has been targetted by opponents. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

SATURDAY Throw-ins at 7.0 unless stated Division 1 Down v Dublin Páirc Esler Lives Setanta Sports It was after a defeat here four years ago th(...)

Castlebar is Mayo’s county town and has strong historical ties to Lord Lucan. The title was granted in 1776 to Charles Bingham, the governor of Conna(...)

Husband and wife Eddie Walsh and Constance Cassidy bought Lissadell House in Sligo in 2003, after the State baulked at the €4 million purchase price a(...)

The number of repossession orders granted last year increased more than 20 per cent compared with 2014, the latest figures show. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

The number of repossession orders granted last year increased more than 20 per cent compared with 2014, the latest figures show. A total of 1,284 or(...)

The junior boys go through their paces at the All-Ireland Schools and Irish Universities Cross Country Championships at the Sligo Showgrounds. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile.

If we have a fitter, leaner, stronger schoolboy athlete than Kevin Mulcaire right now then he’s hiding out somewhere. No one could touch Mulcaire at S(...)