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‘I could never find the words to describe such a feeling for the island, and how love and desperation would have shaped it’

“I won’t stay another winter here but will always go out to see it in the summer because I cannot forget the beauty of it.” Those words spoken by a f(...)

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(...)

Karl McDermott. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

The internet of things (IoT) is no longer a future technology. It’s all around us here in the present. And many services and activities we take for gr(...)

Bryan and Lisa Gallagher, who live in Letterkenny, spent seven years building this house on Arranmore island off the Co Donegal coast, which is now being raffled with 5 per cent of the proceeds going to Pieta House.

Fancy winning a fully-furnished four-bedroom house with four bathrooms, a large sitting room, an open fire and a private enclosed garden with 180-deg(...)

One of the oldest islanders, 95-year-old Bridget Gallagher, receives the Covid-19 vaccine in the Arranmore Health Clinic, Co Donegal. Photograph: Joe Dunne

It is a beautiful day on Arranmore Island, and not only because the sun is shining. “It’s been the best day for the last year,” says Dr Kevin Quinn.(...)

Ken McGrath of Three Ireland: ‘There is the potential to deliver a transformative shift in healthcare delivery’

The rapid deployment of new IT solutions and the digitalisation of numerous existing services have been a central and critically important element of (...)

Yodith Moloney,  from Salesians Primary School, Limerick, and Dr Sarah Hayes light up the room with science during the SSPC Science Magic Show  as part of a previous University of Limerick Science Week. Photograph: Brian Arthur

Undeterred by Covid-19, Science Week 2020 will stage hundreds of virtual events throughout the country focusing on deploying science to help make a be(...)

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, (...)

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