Cycling on the Mayo Greenway, on the Wild Atlantic Way.

A repeat of the large growth in visitor numbers from Australia over the past five years is “entirely doable” if more hotel accommodation is made avail(...)

PSNI chief constable George Hamilton: “I’m absolutely confident that there will not be misconduct established.” Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The PSNI chief constable George Hamilton and other senior officers have rejected allegations that they were guilty of “criminality and misconduct” in (...)

Screen tourism: Cersei (Lena Headey) sits on the Iron Throne, flanked by her brother Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), in the seventh series of ‘Game of Thrones’

Tourism bodies in Northern Ireland have revealed they are working with the US television network HBO to “maximise” the Game of Thrones legacy as new s(...)

Arlene Foster, Northern Ireland’s First Minister, and Michelle O’Neill, leader of Sinn Féin in Northern Ireland, at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester earlier this month. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Because of the intransigent negotiating positions of both the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Sinn Féin towards the re-establishment of an Executi(...)

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire speaking  in  London, where he said  powersharing talks between the DUP and Sinn Féin have stalled. Photograph: PA

Northern Ireland is on a “glide path” to direct rule as talks between Sinn Féin and the Democratic Unionist Party have stalled, James Brokenshire has(...)

There is a belief in Dublin, as well as London, that Michelle O’Neill was ready to do a deal but was effectively blocked by senior members in Sinn Féin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

As crews across Ireland, North and South, work to restore power to thousands of homes and businesses following Storm Ophelia, Sinn Féin and the DUP ar(...)

On course: the finished Lake Torrent track will be a 3.6km course, with 12 corners, attended by the usual collection of pit, paddock and support buildings

A former clay pit, some 40 minutes from the centre of Belfast, is set to be redeveloped into a new motor racing track and events arena. The project, d(...)

Former US president Bill Clinton  and DUP leader Arlene Foster wave as they leave after a meeting at a hotel on the outskirts of Belfast on October 17th, 2017. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Former US president Bill Clinton, who held separate meetings on Tuesday afternoon in Belfast with DUP and Sinn Féin leaders, has predicted that Stormo(...)

Ireland  rugby player Paddy Jackson, arrives  at Belfast’s Laganside Court. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Two Irish rugby players are to stand trial charged with raping a woman in Belfast, a judge ordered on Tuesday. Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding are jo(...)

Dublin Airport: more than 25 per cent of flights to and from it were cancelled, although the Dublin Airport Authority said a secondary runway had operated for much of Monday afternoon despite the high winds.

Storm Ophelia threw the plans of thousands of people travelling to and from Ireland into disarray with many flights in and out of Ireland cancelled as(...)