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A man’s body was recovered following a search involving Malin Head Coast Guard, the RNLI and local gardaí. File photograph: The Irish Times

An investigation has been launched after an experienced fisherman was found dead in the water after his boat was washed up onto rocks off the coast of(...)

InishBofin, Co Galway. Photograph: Declan Surpless

Our offhsore havens are opening up again – a perfect excuse to get away from it all In the darkest days of lockdown anyone with a grá for our of(...)

Sebastian Sebo and his partner Malgorzata Stelmach

Moving from the city to a rural location is a lifetime goal for many people. And while living at a slower pace of life may take some getting used to, (...)

Ken McGrath of Three Ireland: ‘On Arranmore we saw how the local GP was able to send and receive large medical imagery and other files in the practice. There is model here for enabling doctors to provide more treatment locally.’

Industry 4.0, the new industrial revolution built on digital technologies, may be a hot topic among businesses but the scale of impact on the public s(...)

Minister for foreign affairs Brian Lenihan with An Ngoc Dung (2) and Van Quoc Thanh (3) at a party for Vietnamese refugees at Blanchardstown hospital, Co Dublin, in 1979. Photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

Forty years ago today, on Christmas Eve 1979, the front page of The Irish Times carried an unusually cheery photograph of then minister for foreign af(...)

There are around 30 inhabited islands around Ireland   including Clare Island off Mayo (above).

Official talks with island communities on how to safeguard their future are “long overdue”, one island representative has said. The Government launch(...)

Ollolai, Italy: 'Casa a 1 euro', or 'houses for €1', is a scheme aimed at luring new residents, which allows them to buy a house for the princely sum of just €1.

Feeling the post-holiday blues? Wishing you could still be somewhere a bit sunnier – and cheaper? Well, if you’re fed up with the high cost of living (...)

Great leap forward: Mol Oifig Digiteach Árainn Mhór (Modam) was established by the Arranmore Business Council  to provide 11 high-quality workspaces to islanders and visitors. Photograph: John Rafferty Photography

Ireland’s first offshore digital hub opened for business on Arranmore Island off the coast of Donegal last month. Mol Oifig Digiteach Árainn Mhór (Mod(...)

Arranmore Island, Co Donegal: The 500-strong island community is vibrant and progressive, but the population continues to decline, mainly due to economic factors. Photograph: John Rafferty Photography

Imagine a digital divide so broad that a boat trip is necessary to obtain the bandwidth necessary to transfer large files. It may sound at least faint(...)

 Seamus Bonner (Arranmore Community Council), Elaine Carey (chief commercial officer, Three), Adrian Begley (Arranmore Business Council), and Eoin MacManus (business director, Three) at the broadband launch.

An island high-speed digital hub that has opened 5km off the coast of Donegal brings echoes of rural electrification, say islanders. Arranmore Island(...)

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