Blacklion

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Gardaí stopped a car in Glenfarne, Co Leitrim, because of a report that it had driven away from a filling station in Sligo without paying for petrol.

A man has been convicted of possessing explosives in Co Leitrim days before Prince Charles’s 2015 visit to Ireland . In May 2015 during a four-day vi(...)

Blacklion, Co Cavan: Some houses are boarded up, or have For Sale signs. One apartment block has 16 bells, indicating 16 separate units; many of which appear empty.

It’s Thursday evening, on the day the latest cohort of census data has been released, about housing in Ireland. At Blacklion in Co Cavan, there isn’(...)

Castle Island, Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle, Co Roscommon. The park offers great walking trails and lots of activities for older children

Good with small children   Burren National Park, Co Clare The orange and green routes make for nice easy walks through woodland and wildflower-(...)

Grange Road Retail Park in Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

Two retail parks anchored by Lidl stores are expected to attract considerable interest when they are offered for sale this week as individual investme(...)

Séamus Ó hUltacháin at the site in Cavan where human remains were dug up by a badger. Photograph: Rodney Edwards

Human remains dating back 4,500 years have been discovered by a local historian in Blacklion, Co Cavan after they were unearthed by a badger. The bon(...)

The prank, originating in America, involves people dressing up as clowns to try to intimidate or scare the public. Photograph: Helen H Richardson

A senior police officer in Northern Ireland has warned anyone thinking of taking part in the “killer clown” craze to consider the possible consequence(...)

Fr Joe McVeigh, who will lead the Border protest this weekend over Brexit

Father Joe McVeigh usually spends his Saturdays dealing with callers to his parochial house at St Michael’s Church in Enniskillen, but tomorrow he wi(...)

‘In travelling around three counties at the centred edge of Ireland, I was reminded of the richness and diversity of rural Ireland, the complexity of community, and struck by the depth of change that is happening with a speed we haven’t yet grasped.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Prejudice takes many forms, and one of the most enduring and insidious species of Irish prejudice is the attitude of cultural superiority from the sup(...)

Margaret McCauley, a tourist administrator in Blacklion, and Kathy Griffin, a retired teacher

Every village has stories. Rural Blacklion, on the southern side of the Fermanagh-Cavan border, has one that is better than most. One that perhaps hol(...)

Alan Hough, centre, accepting the Ignatius Cup from John Burke, left, and Tómas Burke

More than 100 anglers were glued to Nuacht on TG4 in Burke’s of Clonbur, Co Galway, to watch playback of the first day of the Burke’s fly fishing com(...)