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Chair maker Alison Ospina Photograph: Geoff Greenham

In the course of its history Ireland has had only one outstanding example of a genuine “creative hotspot” – a place so teeming with artists, craftspeo(...)

Andrea Flynn and her daughter Ariana Dillon (3) look in the window of the Disney shop on Grafton Street in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

So, as of this morning, we are in phase two. But it’s not the phase two we expected. See, it’s phase two of four, not phase two of five. It’s phase tw(...)

Dr Cathal O’Connor: ‘About 70 per cent of people will develop a skin cancer in Ireland by the time they’re 70.’

Dermatologists who provide outreach clinics for public patients in rural locations have cut carbon emissions by 52 tonnes, the equivalent of 25 round(...)

Rare moss at the Allihies mine in west Cork. Illustration: Michael Viney

To go back to basics . . . A “habitat” is where particular plants and animals live and reproduce most successfully. Its size and character depend on (...)

Stephen Teap, whose wife Irene died from cervical cancer, with sons Noah and Oscar. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

“Noah was born on that tile there in a home birth – it’s a lovely memory and I’ll tell him in time,” says Stephen Teap. “But it’s a house of mixed emo(...)

An elderly farmer suffered catastrophic head injuries when a rope snapped and he fell more than 40ft from a cliff top while trying to rescue a calf, an inquest has heard.

An elderly farmer suffered catastrophic head injuries when a rope snapped and he fell more than 40ft from a cliff top while trying to rescue a calf wi(...)

Fair Head, Ballycastle. Photograph: file

Two climbers have been injured following a serious fall at Fair Head near Ballycastle in Co Antrim. A coast guard helicopter from Sligo was called t(...)

Artist Brian Lalor

The Ballydehob Museum of Treasures – Artists, Bohemians and Craftspeople of an Iconic Era will open next year in the village’s former bank. This fine (...)

Limestone core with fossils

Hidden between the maze of offices, coffee outlets and sandwich joints in Dublin’s Sandyford region sits one of Ireland’s most important, yet least kn(...)

Staff and pupils at Scoil Mhicil Naofa on Bere Island. On the front row far left is Erica Murphy, second from left is Meabh Hobbs and third from left is Abigale Harrington.

The first few days at school are always memorable but for the staff and pupils of Scoil Mhicil Naofa on Bere Island off West Cork last week was partic(...)

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