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WE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO HOLIDAY ANYWHERE JUST YET, BUT WE ALL NEED SOMETHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO THIS YEAR. FROM LUXURY SPLURGES TO FAMILY CAMPING AND(...)

A yellow rainfall warning has been issued for Connacht and a number of counties in Ulster. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

August was a soggy month and September has carried on where it left off with more heavy rain forecast. A status yellow rain warning has been issued f(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney: ‘It is very unlikely our closest neighbour will be under that threshold that we set, that’s really unfortunate.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The US will definitely not be on the “green list”, which will be name a number of countries deemed safe for Irish people to travel during the Covid-19(...)

Jonathan Margetts of  Thomas Dillon’s Gold Jewellery on Quay Street, Galway:  80 per cent of the summer sales have been lost due to the fall in US tourist numbers. Photograph: Amy Blaney

Jonathan Margetts, who owns Thomas Dillon’s Claddagh Gold Jewellers on Galway’s Quay Street, has sold Claddagh rings to generations of American touris(...)

Known as StreamAIR, the technology devised by the Centre for Climate and Air Pollution Studies (C-CAPS) also provides indication of key drivers of air pollution and climate disruption.

A unique smartphone app which provides real-time weather forecasting combined with air quality indications, including risk of air pollution, has been (...)

Dudley in the driving seat.

Thursday Destination: Rambler’s Rest, Dunseverick, Co Antrim It’s 11am on a sunny Thursday morning when the two of us hit the road from our home in W(...)

A swimmer at Blackrock in Galway braves the elements as Storm Jorge hits Ireland. Photograph: Damien Storan

Thousands of properties were left without power on Saturday evening as Storm Jorge passed over the country, bringing heavy winds. A number of roads w(...)

On location: Waterford Greenway, which features in the Ireland’s Ancient East strand of Fáilte Ireland’s new ‘Keep Discovering’ ad campaign

Fáilte Ireland may have been busy lately preparing its €6 million marketing blitz to ramp up staycation revenues, but February’s miserable weather has(...)

This picture taken on November 22nd 2019, shows the logo of the online lodging service Airbnb displayed on a tablet in Paris. Photograph: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP via Getty Images

An Irish-registered unit of Airbnb made a profit of €80 million last year, the first time profit information about the accommodation platform’s busine(...)

Dáirine Ní Mheadhra at the Distillery District in Toronto.

I remember exactly where I was when I felt the first pull of homesickness. I was visiting Ireland in October 2013 and staying at the Morrison Hotel in(...)

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