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Stunning: Tory Island,  Ireland’s most remote inhabited island. Photograph: Brian Flanagan

For most of my younger life, Donegal felt faraway and remote, at the end of long drives on bad roads. Thanks to the EU’s road-improvement largesse, th(...)

Ireland is blessed with a myriad of cycling routes suitable for cyclists of all standards.

From epic rides along the rugged coast or over high mountain passes, to perfectly flat and leisurely spins along by lakes and canals, her(...)

The  project aims to empower local businesses, farmers and producers in   climate action initiatives in the community. Stock photograph: iStock

Two very different communities – Phibsborough on Dublin’s northside and the village of Ardara in west Donegal – are to join forces in a unique partner(...)

Jim Ryan with his son Jimmy and daughter Valerie

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

Mary Ellen Molloy: A GoFundMe page was set up by her local GAA club in Melbourne to help her family and those of her friends Sarah Fitzpatrick and Aoife Sheridan, who were also in the car

A fund to help the family of an Irish nurse killed in Australia has reached more than €70,000 in 24 hours. Mary Ellen Molloy, from Ardara, Co Donegal(...)

A  part of Bray-Greystones cliff walk with a view of Bray Head in the background. Photograph:   Getty Images

If a day of debauchery or crowded parades doesn’t tickle your fancy when it comes to celebrating our national day, there is an abundance of St Patrick(...)

The Christmas-decorated drawingroom at Hayfield Manor in Cork.

The days between Christmas and New Year can drag on – and more so this year: Christmas and St Stephen’s Day falls on a Monday and Tuesday, which means(...)

Mourners with the remains of Margaret McGonigle at St Josephs and St Conals Church, Bruckless. Photograph: North West Newspix

The loss of three Donegal women in a road collision was “very difficult for the human heart and mind,” the priest officiating at their funerals told m(...)

Leitrim Surf Company: one of the nicest ways to explore Leitrim’s tiny but lovely coastline is on stand-up paddle tour

LEINSTER Cycle Wexford’s Euro Velo and the Norman trail Wexford has just launched its 120km section of the EuroVelo 1 route from Rosslare harbour to (...)

Donegal Airport’s runway, voted second most scenic in the world. Photograph: Owen Clarke

Donegal, not content with being voted the coolest place in the world to visit in 2017 by National Geographic Traveller, has now had the landing strip (...)

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