Mullaghmore

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Charter angling skipper, Peter Power, based in Mullaghmore, Co Sligo, fully geared and ready for the bluefin tuna pilot programme season.

Bluefin pilot programme Building on the success of last year’s bluefin tuna pilot programme, a catch and release fishery for the species in Ireland w(...)

Joe McGowan: rare indeed for property developers to write memoirs. Photograph: Frank Miller

It is rare indeed for property developers to write memoirs, or leave anything on the public record. But that’s what Joe McGowan, of once-notorious bui(...)

Abbeyleix Bog. ‘My main hope for the future is in community and volunteer-led initiatives like the Abbeyleix Bog project.’ File photograph:  Bord na Móna

National Biodiversity Week which continues until Saturday, is a celebration of Ireland’s native flowers, trees, insects, animals and birds. Environme(...)

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla at Mullaghmore, Co Sligo, during their visit to Ireland in 2015. Photograph: Eric Luke

The visits to Ireland by the Prince of Wales and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, have cost the Garda more than €2 million to police, according to n(...)

Gardaí stopped a car in Glenfarne, Co Leitrim, because of a report that it had driven away from a filling station in Sligo without paying for petrol.

A man has been convicted of possessing explosives in Co Leitrim days before Prince Charles’s 2015 visit to Ireland . In May 2015 during a four-day vi(...)

Family adventure holidays The big trend for family holidays in 2017 is adventure and activity-based breaks, including camping, cycling and theme-p(...)

 Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, sample award-winning sausages made by brothers Diarmuid (left) and Ernan McGettigan at their butcher’s shop in Donegal town. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

One year on since Prince Charles’s emotional pilgrimage to Mullaghmore, Co Sligo, yesterday’s six-hour trip to the northwest, conducted with great eff(...)

Speculation of  visit to Ireland in 2018 by pope Francis (above) has been played down by a spokeswoman for Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin.

Commentary about a possible papal visit to Ireland in 2018 to coincide with the World Meeting of Families in Dublin that year has been dismissed by a (...)

 Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy (66) of Ballybinaby, Hackballscross, Co Louth arriving for his sentencing hearing at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

As a young police officer, former Police Service of Northern Ireland assistant chief constable Alan McQuillan once engaged in a bizarre game of cross-(...)

The late Alex Dickey from the Pikers club in Bangor with one of his magnificent 13.6kg (30lb) pike from Lough Allen.

With over 60 years of angling under my belt, I suppose I can say without fear that I have caught most of the species in our European seas, rivers and (...)

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