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Michael Packard: ‘All of a sudden I felt this huge bump, and everything went dark.’ Photograph: Packard family

A professional lobster diver has lived to tell the tale of inside the mouth of a humpback whale, after he was gulped up and spat out while diving off (...)

Val Cummins of Simply Blue Energy: Irish politicians must begin backing floating wind now to ensure  its potential is unlocked over the next decade. Photograph: John Allen

Val Cummins is probably the only person in Irish corporate life who has dissected 3,000 edible periwinkles. She studied – not ate – the creatures duri(...)

No matter where you are on the island, experienced runner Conor O'Keeffe has a route picked for you.  Please remember the maps be(...)

The Wild Atlantic Way comes to an abrupt end – if you’re travelling north – in the small Donegal village of Muff.

The Wild Atlantic Way, arguably the most spectacular and awe-inspiring coastline in Western Europe, comes to an abrupt end – if you’re travelling nort(...)

Stephen McKenna: ‘The amount of money we can play with is insane compared to college sports in Ireland’

Stephen McKenna knew early on he didn’t want to be a football player so, after getting a Uefa coaching licence at just 19, he was lured to the United (...)

The Causeway Coastal Path stretches 52 exhilarating kilometres from Ballycastle to Portstewart.

It is shaping up to be another year for staycationing. Despite tantalising glimpses of the sunny uplands promised by Covid vaccines, many will not fee(...)

Annie Lynch, 79, from Dublin is administered the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine as the first person to receive it in Ireland, at St James’s Hospital in Dublin. Photograph: EPA/MARC O’SULLIVAN / POOL

The landmass now known as Britain first disconnected from the Continent between 6000 and 5500 BC. Popular, if not populist, descriptions of what happe(...)

Members of the Irish Navy standing behind 1,025 kgs of cocaine worth €290 million discovered on board the Makayabella off the Cork coast in September, 2014. File Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Coastal and lakeside communities in Sligo and Leitrim have been asked by the Garda Síochána to help them tackle crime along waterways, following a suc(...)

Centre: Shóna and Wayne McGann. Left: Clara Malone of Coastal Ceremonies helped arrange an elopement on the Cliffs of Moher. Photograph: Jessica & Danilo. Right: Mary Carroll and JP Canning. Photograph: Emily Quinn

Shorter guest lists mean couples are focusing more on bespoke menus and special details for their Covid weddings – and the trend is set to continue(...)

The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge over the River Barrow. Photograph: Robert Burns

The construction of a world record-breaking bridge in Ireland’s southeast, which will redefine expectations for bridge engineering both nationally and(...)

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