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Forbes Travel Guide 2020 Star Awards: Ashford Castle, in Co Mayo, is the first Irish hotel to receive the top rating

Eight Irish hotels have won places on Forbes Travel Guide’s ranking of the world’s best hotels, restaurants and spas. Ashford Castle, in Cong, Co May(...)

Dromoland Castle, Co Clare: The five-star hotel was included in a recent security sweep by Irish and US officials. Photograph: Rhona Cashman

The manager of the Co Clare hotel being considered for a possible meeting between the Taoiseach and Donald Trump next month said that officials prepar(...)

Kathleen Lynn was born on January 28th, 1874, in Mullafarry, near Cong in Co Mayo, the second oldest of three daughters and one son of Robert Lynn, Ch(...)

A Co Mayo butcher   said he was “blue in the face” telling his customers to bring chilled meats straight home. Photograph: iStock

People could be putting their health at serious risk by leaving meat, fish and poultry in overheated cars instead of bringing it straight home from th(...)

Best country house breakfast: Longueville House, Mallow, Co Cork

The champions of breakfast across Ireland have just been announced with two castles on the Wild Atlantic Way taking gold in the top tier categories, a(...)

Solis Lough Eske Castle in Co Donegal welcomes dogs, who are allowed anywhere on the grounds – which provide ample opportunity for walks and runs.

From pointy-eared handbag dogs to doe-eyes spaniels, you’ll see canines great and small in hotels and restaurants around Europe, most notably in Franc(...)

 Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland and his girlfriend Erica Stoll in Dubai shortly before he proposed to her in December 2015. File photograph: Ali Haider/EPA

Rory McIlroy has said he will marry Erica Stoll before the Players tournament, which starts on May 9th. Speaking of the impending nuptials after his (...)

The Foodie Destinations initiative was originally part of the Irish Restaurant Awards but has proved so popular it became a separate entity in 2015. Image: Restaurants Association of Ireland

Ten locations have been shorlisted for the best “foodie destination” in Ireland. Boyne Valley, Cong in Co Mayo, Derry, the Dublin coastal villages o(...)

Hello and welcome to 2016. Trust you are sitting comfortably. Be sure you are. This could be bumpy. No, I’m not referring to the remaining 27 Mondays,(...)

When O’Hara made an emotional return to Cong in 2011 for celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of The Quiet Man, parish priest Fr Paddy Gilligan was asked to privately bring her communion in her room at Ashford Castle

Burnished by autumnal sunshine, the bronze double sculpture of John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara was attracting a steady stream of camera-toting visitors (...)

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