Aerial view of the Great Blasket island.

Peig had to face many challenges crossing to and from the Great Blasket, but I’m fairly certain this wasn’t one of them. I’m standing on a wall, with (...)

Explorium: defying gravity at  the sport and science centre in south Dublin

Easter may be late this year, but, with signs that spring is springing, the two weeks off school means there’s a chance to get out and about for some (...)

The Chorus of Dissent and the Elastic Band

We’re almost afraid to say it out loud, for fear of putting a hex on it, but it looks like the weather could be good for this May bank holiday weekend(...)

There is no bad way to see the Skelligs, any angle you approach them from demonstrates their sheer absurdity, but doing so from the air is exhilarating, awe-inspiring and ridiculously opulent. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

“And down there is where Rey met Luke Skywalker for the first time,” says Naoise Barry of Aerial Adventure over the roar of the helicopter’s engine. W(...)

Raspberry and vanilla roses from M&S

Rasberry and vanila roses a fruity treat There are some shop-bought desserts you can get away with passing off as your own, and some that might (...)