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Curracloe Beach was far from deserted at the weekend. File photograph: Gearóid Gibbs/PA Wire

More than 7,000 people visited Curracloe Beach on Saturday, according to Wexford County Council. The local authority said crowds gathered at beaches(...)

Prince Joachim of Prussia, the sixth and youngest son of Kaiser Wilhelm II, took his own life 100 years ago this month. Some of the 1916 leaders in the GPO discussed the possibility of putting the German prince on the Irish throne.

One hundred years ago this month, Prince Joachim of Prussia, the sixth and youngest son of Kaiser Wilhelm II, shot himself in his castle outside Potsd(...)

Sheep feed during heavy snowfall in Roundwood, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Garry O’Neill

Cold and wintry conditions are expected to continue across the country on Tuesday, with a yellow snow and ice weather warning remaining in place. Sno(...)

Rescue 115 airlifted a man and two children  to Tralee General Hospital for treatment after being swept out to sea at Derrynane, Co Kerry. File photograph: Irish Coast Guard/PA Wire

A man and two children have been airlifted to hospital after they got into difficulty while swimming in Co Kerry this (Sunday) afternoon. It was the (...)

Brothers Sean and Michael Buckley outside their Sandycove auctioneering business which is due to close shortly after over 56 years in business. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell for the Irish Times

It is a death of sorts: the closure today (July 25th) , after 56 years of weekly auctions, of Buckley Galleries in Sandycove. “We miss you more, our h(...)

TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® awards for beaches: Inchydoney Beach in Clonakilty, Co Cork. Photograph: TripAdvisor

Inchydoney Beach in Clonakilty, Co Cork has been named the best beach in Ireland in TripAdvisor’s 2019 Travellers’ Choice awards for beaches. Second (...)

Laurence Baker and Kristen Flanagan at their home in Roebuck Castle, Clonskeagh Dublin, with their dogs George and Stanley. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A townhouse in Clonskeagh, Dublin, was the first house newlyweds Kristen Flanagan and Laurence Baker ever bid on and three weeks later the keys were t(...)

Sean Scully pastel M.18.04 made €556,686

Auction results Christie’s, Modern British Art Evening Sale, June 19th. Sean Scully, pastel M.18.04 made €556,686, a record in the medium for th(...)

95 Lewis Polyamory is the subject at the heart of 195 Lewis, a stylish and polished series populated by a majority black, queer cast. At the centre o(...)

Local farmers were canvassed, marts visited, appeals put out on media by gardaí and “a big effort” was made to locate the missing heifers, the court heard

Heifers kept for breeding were stolen from a remote rural field at the foot of Carrauntoohil, Ireland’s highest mountain, and found five months later (...)

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