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 John Joyce of Foxford, Co Mayo, is terminally ill with cancer and receiving palliative care: “I thought ‘Okay, I’m dead’. I thought I was gone.” Photograph: Keith Heneghan

John Joyce has lived with dying for more than a decade, since he was first diagnosed with cancer. Today, he is quietly helping to train nursing staff (...)

Up for raffle: the Keoghans’ home in Freshford, Co Kilkenny

An Irish house inspired by Grand Designs and built with 300-year-old limestone could change hands for as little as €6 early next year. The raffle has(...)

Frank O’Rourke, project manager for the Naas Shopping Centre, and Ger Roche, chief executive of the Roche Group. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

A €10 million plan to revive a boom-era shopping centre in Co Kildare will create up to 850 jobs, according to the developer behind the project. The (...)

The cottage in Co Mayo.

The Dublin-based woman who won the weekend charity raffle for a postcard-pretty holiday cottage in Co Mayo says she first learned of her good fortune (...)

John Savage exchanged an office in Dublin for Rosses Point, Co Sligo. John and his wife Julie have a two-year-old son, Luca,   and are expecting a second child in November. Photograph: Moose Video

Anthony Kelly had been preparing to move to Los Angeles with wife Fionnualla and son Darragh (2) when “Covid hit”. The co-founder of Glofox, which pro(...)

The winner will be getting a holiday escape upgraded in recent years to include storage heating and a solid fuel stove. They will also receive rights to cut their own turf in the nearby bog.

A raffle last night for a postcard-pretty holiday cottage in Co Mayo to raise funds for healthcare workers has been won by a woman living in Dublin. (...)

Foxford, County Mayo: Members of the Argentine navy walk in the footsteps of Admiral William Brown who was born in the town in 1777. Photograph: Oliver Murphy

National schoolchildren from Foxford, Co Mayo, will visit an Argentine naval ship as part of celebrations to remember the founder of the country’s nav(...)

The remains of Karl Shiels are carried from church followed by his partner, Laura Honan.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Fair City actor Karl Shiels, who died suddenly last Monday aged just 47, “filled his life and lived it to the full”, his funeral Mass has been told. (...)

Lester Cassidy with RTÉ’s Fergal Keane and  Irish Times angling correspondent Derek Evans at the new facility on the river Moy

“This new facility is going to be a life-changer for me,” declared Lester Cassidy following the opening of the East Mayo Anglers’ Association (EMAA) d(...)

Ciarán Byrne and his wife, Martha Kearns,with their two children, Ciara and Leo, in Hazelwood, Sligo. Photograph: James Connolly

“Dublin was rejecting me, as much as I didn’t want it to,” says Aoife Kelly (38), a freelance PR consultant who recently moved to Foxford, Co May(...)

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