Man-made treasures such as the Great Western Greenway in Mayo pulls scores of walkers and cyclists to the region. Photograph: Michael McLaughlin

My Irish tourism road trip comprised six days, 950 miles, 20 counties, 28 interviews, a couple of mild hangovers and one inescapable conclusion: when (...)

Doyle session

Between tunes, Séamus Begley held up his wine glass and, not for the first time, smirked over the rim of it. “The Mother Superior addressed her con(...)