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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(...)

Charles Tyrrell at the Taylor Galleries: he has embraced the  inherent nature of aluminium

Two Paths Paintings by Charles Tyrrell. Taylor Galleries, 16 Kildare Street, Dublin. Until November 26th. taylorgalleries.ie ***** In 1983 the pain(...)

Unmarked graves of Irish miners who died who died during the Colorado silver rush of 1877-90

A good place to start was where people were buried. Historian Jim Walsh began his research about 13 years ago and, intent on finding out more about th(...)

President Michael D Higgins will vis Kilmurry village to officially open a new museum which houses an exhibition commemorating Cork’s role in the fight for Irish freedom. Photograph: Frank Miller /	THE IRISH TIMES

A community centrally involved in the events of 1916 and the War of Independence in Cork is to be honoured next week . President Michael D Higgins wil(...)

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