Achill

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A stained glass window commissioned for the House of Prayer in Achill Sound. The  retreat, founded by Christina Gallagher, a self-proclaimed Marian visionary, denies the claims. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A judge has refused to halt an action by a man who alleges his elderly father was subject to a “spiritual injury” over providing a cheque for €200,000(...)

Mayo’s 42km Great Western Greenway runs from Westport to Achill and is used by 250,000 people every year

The notion that we might willingly allow outsiders build pathways across our property is farcical considering our often craven, clawing grasp of land.(...)

How remiss of me. And I thank esteemed colleague Frank McNally (I bow three times facing Monaghan!) for reminding me in an Irishman’s Diary last month(...)

The Biking Blitz series offers mountain bike races for all levels.

JANUARY Park Run Countrywide, every Saturday, free There are currently 7,821 Park Run events taking place every Saturday in more than 70 locations ar(...)

Sinead Barrett, a primary school teacher based in Ennistymon, Co Clare.

A teacher caught in “unprecedented” flooding in Galway city during the week has suggested that sirens could be used to warn the public to get out of t(...)

Rescue 116: the Sikorsky S-92 search-and-rescue helicopter that crashed. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Irish Aviation Authority has asked search-and-rescue and other pilots to help correct the aeronautical charts they use. Lighthouses in the wrong l(...)

A provisional liquidator has been appointed by the High Court to a small brewery on Achill Island. Mr Justice Paul Gilligan on Friday appointed chart(...)

François Colussi of PureMagic Kitesurfing School. Photograph: Gareth McCormack

Question: What sets your business apart from the competition? Answer: Dollymount was my first crush in Dublin. I couldn’t believe somewhere so beaut(...)

Local resident Malcolm Cooney on Ashleam Beach on Achill island which has returned after 12 years. Photograph: Sean Molloy

When Atlantic forces returned a sandy beach – which had vanished over 30 years before – to Achill, the Co Mayo island’s tourist office could not belie(...)

Alanna Gallagher: 'Offal in all its guises made my mother weak at the knees.'

Throughout Food Month people will share with us their most treasured food memory. You can share yours at magazine@irishtimes.com Food (...)

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