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Camping   on the Ring of Kerry. You might be surprised how much you enjoy a few nights of wild camping far away from civilization. Photograph: iStock

With the ending of lockdown, and the easing of restrictions, the idea of venturing into the world again is enough to make most of us giddy. A wal(...)

Louis Mulcahy tea time

Summer is here and while it could be many weeks before we’re free to travel around Ireland, the holiday purchase of a piece of local craft work needn’(...)

Ken Sharp, owner of the Boat House restaurant and Salty Dog hotel and restaurant in Bangor

Ken Sharp owns the Boat House restaurant and Salty Dog hotel and restaurant, employing 50 people in Bangor, Co Down. What was your reaction when you (...)

 Michael O’Connor (right), with crew Davy Taylor,  emerged overall winner of the coveted ‘champion of champion’ title at the  All-Ireland Sailing Championship at Dún Laoghaire. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Following a breezy seven race series, Michael O’Connor of the SB20 Sportsboat class emerged overall winner of the annual All-Ireland Sailing Champions(...)

Ireland’s Sarah Healy during this week’s European Under-20 Championships in Borås, Sweden. Photograph: Inpho

After running boldly and bravely from the front when no one else would Sarah Healy wrapped up another medal for Irish athletics by winning the 1,500 m(...)

Daragh Breathnach and student Roseann doing Chi Sau.

Each week, we are looking at a specific martial art – where it comes from, what the focus is, benefits, dangers, and where in Ireland it is practice. (...)

Wilton Castle, in Co Wexford. Photograph: James Fenlon

It may not be very often that a vote of thanks is offered to the Irish Revenue Commissioners. Yet without them who would find the way to lock 26 on th(...)

One Shore Street.

When on holidays we all dream of escaping the rat race and making that holiday location home. But most of us chicken out of actually making the quantu(...)

American  abolitionist Frederick Douglass, circa 1880. Photograph: MPI/Getty Images

On May 23rd, 2011, US president Barack Obama spoke about slavery and oppression to a crowd of up to 60,000 people in College Green in Dublin. “When we(...)

The vast uninhabited wilderness dominated by the Nephhin range held me entranced.

My offering this week comes from the lobby of the Westport Woods Hotel, where I have laid claim to the most comfortable armchair. My justification is(...)

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