Birr Castle

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A discovery made by scientists in Ireland provides fresh insight on how spectacular solar storms arise

A discovery made by scientists in Ireland provides fresh insight on how spectacular solar storms ariseand may soon enable more accurate forecasts of w(...)

Children enjoy the kids’ club at The Johnstown Estate. Photograph: Julien Behal

The Easter holidays are just ahead and there are plenty of ways to entertain the children in your life over the next two weeks. Here is a selection of(...)

Irish researchers have discovered new evidence of how big disturbances in the atmosphere around the Sun, which is 150 million kilometres away, impact (...)

The Macnas parade in Galway.

‘There are real live ghosts in there,” my five-year-old self screamed, running at full pelt from the basement of an historic Co Mayo house to the s(...)

Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

In conversation with Rosita Boland Brendan Parsons is the seventh Earl of Rosse and the current custodian of Birr Castle, Co Offaly How man(...)