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Fáilte Ireland has announced funding of €9 million to build outdoor dining spaces across Ireland over the next six months. As the summer draws to a c(...)

Ireland is blessed with a myriad of cycling routes suitable for cyclists of all standards.

From epic rides along the rugged coast or over high mountain passes, to perfectly flat and leisurely spins along by lakes and canals, her(...)

Vicki McGrath at Harry’s Hole, Marble Hill, Co Donegal.

One thing this island does not lack is great swimming spots. Mary MCCarthy has picked some of the VERY best LOCATIONS FOR A DIP – in the sea, (...)

 Martin McNamara built many houses around Kildare, employing  many local tradesmen.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Textile artist Nicola Brown  at her home and studio in Borris, Co Carlow. Photograph : Laura Hutton

On her Instagram feed, Nicola Brown describes herself as “a felter, ecoprinter, natural dyer, gardener, pocket farmer, forager, sewist, teacher & (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hailed the “biggest investment in rural Ireland ever” as he announced the signing of the contract for the National Broadband Plan at an event in Glendalough Co Wicklow. Illustration: Getty

Some 300 towns and villages across Ireland are to get high-speed internet hubs while they await the arrival of the National Broadband Plan. The full l(...)

Image: Military Service Pensions Collection

The Revolution Files is a collection of articles detailing one incident in each of Ireland’s 32 counties during the revolutionary years, from 1916 to (...)

PB Machine Tech managing director Lily Holmes: “The best advice was being persuaded by our Burnside auditor to study accountancy.”

In her own words, developing a business in “a man’s world of engineering . . . was no mean task”. But that’s exactly what Lily Holmes has done, growi(...)

The Commercial Inn, Rathdowney, Co Laois. Most locals said they were not opposed to the accommodation centre but would have appreciated some advance notice.  Photograph: Sorcha Pollak

On the road leading into Rathdowney, just before the Co Laois town’s large market square, sits a whitewashed building with a bright red door called th(...)

Book lovers  waiting to enter the Secret Garden venue at last year’s  Dalkey Book Festival. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Later today, well over 100,000 people will congregate at Slane and Malahide to hear, respectively, the venerable sounds of Metallica and the even more(...)

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