Admiralty Lodge, Spanish Point, Co Clare

Spanish Point takes its name from a fleet of vessels – which were part of the Spanish Armada – lost in stormy seas along the rugged coastline in 1588.(...)

Aran Islands: on the road to Synge’s Chair, on Inishmaan. Photograph: Andy Haslam/New York Times

The last time I saw Brídín Concannon she was walking towards me along the narrow road on the westernmost edge of Inishmaan, off the west coast of Irel(...)