Cashel

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Fliuch, gruaig and loingeas, illustrated by Joe McLaren

Cupán: Cups, vessels and drinking horns A cup is generally known as a cupán or a cupa in modern Irish, but, despite appearances, neither word is a pa(...)

Ellen O’Carroll of the Presentation Girls’ School in Kilkenny scored eight H1s in her exams. Photograph: Facebook

Download  2019 Leaving Cert results by grade and subject When Fiachra O’Farrell (18) walked into his headmaster’s office this morning to hear hi(...)

Ireland’s Paul O’Shea on Skara’ Glen’s Machu Picchu during the Nations Cup at the Dublin Horse Show at the RDS. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Persistent rain showers put a damper on Nations Cup day at the Dublin Horse Show at the RDS. The result of the main event left the home crowd a little(...)

While the incredible pace offered by electric power when you kick down can set pulses racing, there is an overriding air of calm that comes over you behind the wheel of the EQC. Part of this is due to its silence, partly to the cabin layout, but mainly it’s down to the lack of effort needed to drive the car

The supposed green wave that swept across Europe’s political landscape last week might have mainstream political parties putting together new climate-(...)

 Darren Ryan: I think you’d question a humanitarian organisation doing this to a volunteer, someone who is just raising legitimate questions.”   Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Darren Ryan joined the Irish Red Cross as a youth volunteer when he was 10-years-old, and had been an active member for 26 years until recently. Fro(...)

Ann Henning Jocelyn and her Black German Shepherd Pushkin relaxing at the lookout point overlooking her home  with Cashel Bay and the townland of Doonreagan in the backround. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

When her father died very shortly after her birth, Swedish writer Ann Henning Jocelyn, along with her mother and two older siblings, went to live with(...)

Nowhere gets on this list of Ireland’s best casual restaurants – part of our 100 best restaurants, cafes and places to eat in Ireland 2018 – thro(...)

Denis Naughten: Some committee members had put politics before dealing with the problem of plastics. Photograph: Collins

Denis Naughten has accused members of the Oireachtas Environment Committee of “greenwashing” after it voted down his controversial amendment on introd(...)

Big Tom: people queue to pay their respects at Oram Gaelic Football Club. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

In the village of Oram, 5km north of Castleblayney, Tom McBride’s people encircle him to say farewell to a king. They welcome all comers, thousands of(...)

R is for the recycling “myth”. Only 6 per cent of new plastic material comes from recycling. Photograph: Getty Images

When Íde Mhic Gabhann set up her own organic food business last year, it was for practical rather than philanthropic reasons. She had been buying in b(...)

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