Doolin

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Bernard Lucas, husband of Caitríona, who died when her rib capsized during a rescue off Kilkee, Co Clare. Photograph: Eamon Ward

There can be few rescuers in any coastal community anywhere occupying the tough and lonely position held by west Clare farmer Bernard Lucas. Bernard (...)

The Burren in Co Clare.

In the late Seamus Heaney’s poem Postscript, he beseeches the reader to take the time to drive out west to Co Clare’s Flaggy Shore where the Atlantic (...)

Not having visited for some years, I was hoping nothing has changed, but embarking the ferry things appear unpromising. About 100 recreation seekers a(...)

Poll na bPeist on Inis Mór

At this moment, exploring the Irish landscape seems like the most compelling of endeavours. Sitting on a sun-kissed ferry carving silver spraylets fro(...)

Catríona Lucas: June 18th, 1975-September 12th, 2016. Her family remember above all her warmth, her laughter, and her generosity as a devoted mother, wife, sister, daughter, neighbour and friend

Caitríona Rós Lucas (41) was an active and highly qualified member of one of the busiest Irish Coast Guard units in the country at Doolin, Co Clare. E(...)

Ireland’s oldest citizen, Nora Canavan, from Doolin, Co Clare, has died at the age of 108. File photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Ireland’s oldest citizen, Nora Canavan, from Doolin, Co Clare, has died at the age of 108. The mother-of-seven celebrated her 108th birthday last Mar(...)

Noriana grew up in Lucan, Co Dublin, and moved to Galway 10 years ago to join a band. She met Éimhín, formerly a drummer with the Saw Doctors, (...)

A woman is  recovering in hospital after having taken the trail between Doolin and Hags Head, where she lost her footing north of O’Brien’s Tower at the Cliffs of Moher. File photograph: Getty Images

Two people are recovering in hospital following separate incidents in north Clare on Friday. A man in his 50s was airlifted to hospital after he was i(...)

Detail of Stéphane Béna Hanly’s Length of a Legacy (2015)

RIDDLE OF THE BURIAL GROUNDS Lara Almarcegui,  Rossella Biscotti, Simon Boudvin,  Matthew Buckingham, Mariana Castillo Deball, Dorot(...)

Chinese New Year carnival experience. Patrick Xing (6), from Rathfarnham, Shang Wang (6) from Cork and Zoe Browne (8) from Kimmage enjoy the dragon performance. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Chinese New Year festival The spring festival, in its eighth year, is celebrating the Year of the Sheep, the lucky eighth sign of the zodiac, a(...)

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