Portwest has been growing at a rate of 30 per cent a year and sells in 110 countries. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Westport-based safety clothing and protective equipment maker Portwest has splashed out almost €10 million buying another Australia company to ex(...)

Take a five-day break in Westport this winter for €219

Escape to the West for five days for €219 Take the train to Westport and enjoy five days of pre-Christmas fun in four-star Hotel Westport. Over three (...)

 Duffy appeared at Coleraine Magistrates Court on Monday where he pleaded guilty to charges of dangerous driving at Bridge Road, Dunloy, Co Antrim; failing to remain at the scene of an accident; and failing to report an accident.

A Co Antrim man who killed two women in a road accident in Mayo 12 years ago has now admitted a charge of dangerous driving after colliding with a ve(...)

Head chef Craig Naughton in the kitchen of the Yew Tree in Castlebar, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Mayo businessman Gary Middleton was very disappointed with the handling of the alert over odourless gas this week. Mr Middleton, who is part-owner of(...)

A screengrab from a video showing ‘flaring’ at the gas terminal at Ballinaboy in Co Mayo where odourless gas is being burned off.

Natural gas customers in two western counties who have been urged to turn off their supplies after odourless gas was pumped into the system have been (...)

Tourists in Dublin at the Molly Malone statue. US visitor numbers to the Republic have risen by more than 50 per cent since 2013. Photograph:  Photograph: Alan Betson

It’s all very well to say that growing numbers of US tourists to Ireland will make up for the Brexit-fuelled decline in UK visitor numbers. The latter(...)

The vast uninhabited wilderness dominated by the Nephhin range held me entranced.

My offering this week comes from the lobby of the Westport Woods Hotel, where I have laid claim to the most comfortable armchair. My justification is(...)

Kite surfer Francois Colussi takes on the Atlantic.

Mayo was the spinster aunt of Irish tourism for many years, forgotten and forlorn; forever in the shadow of her more glamorous sisters further south. (...)

The Buddhist centre of Dzogchen Beara in Co Cork offers stunning views of Bantry Bay. Photograph: Photographicmemory.ie

Getting time away on your own is, for lots of us, the dream break – but a solo trip can be hard to justify. It can feel selfish, especially during the(...)

CasaVecchia at Montebuoni, near Siena, is reduced to €567 for a week.

Beautiful Tuscan villas reduced by up to €580 Find end-of-season discounts from €200 to €580 on Tuscan villas for August and September. Browse a sele(...)