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Seán Bán Breathnach agus Gráinne Uí Mhaitiú  agus iad ag obair ar  SBB ina Shuí i 1979.

Foclóir: taighde - research, leathchéad - fifty, shaothraigh - earned, lúith - vigour, bródúil - proud, díomá - disappointment, craoltóir - broadcaste(...)

Tom Geary on his boat with Máirín Ní Churraoin at the pier, An Phortaigh, on Mweenish Island near Carna. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy. 23/11/2018

When news of another storm hits our screens most of us will batten down the hatches, but really only metaphorically. For islanders, on the frontl(...)

Prof Orla Hardiman, Prof Peter Bede, Sally Lydon and Dr Rangariroyashe Chipika at the launch of the late Connemara-based computer programmer Andrew Lydon’s  scholarship.

Funds raised to help Connemara-based computer programmer Andrew Lydon who died of motor neurone disease are to be used to support research into the de(...)

Three things work to make an enjoyable walk: the route taken, its stories and of course, the weather. When we came to walk the Lúibín Mhaírois, or Moy(...)

 Mayor of Boston Marty Walsh (right) is welcomed to the new Emigrant Commemorative Centre, in Carna in Connemara  by Mary Cosgrave and Mairtín Ó Catháin, centre, chairman of the centre’s organising committee. Photograph:  Sean Ó Mainnín

The issue of the 13 million undocumented living in the United States was not just about Irish nationals and if the problem is to be fixed it must addr(...)

A social media depiction of the  Cárna-Caiseal GAA team   of 2005. Over half the players have left the area and their faces  are  blanked out – two further team members have left since those blank-outs were made. Photograph: Sportsfile

If a photograph can tell 1,000 words an image on social media can reflect the story of a whole lost generation from a western region. A photo of a s(...)

Partners in the project include two tank-based salmon smolt production units in Co Donegal. File Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters

Environmental conflicts over fish farming may be reduced if new EU-funded research on land-based aquaculture bears fruit. The two-year project involv(...)

Dónall Ó Cualáin filled the role of acting commissioner this summer when Nóirín O’Sullivan was on a six-week holiday. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Galway native Dónall Ó Cualáin becomes acting Garda Commissioner at midnight on Sunday. From Carna, he speaks fluent Irish and has served as sergean(...)

Limerick-to-Dublin rail commuter John Maguire, from Monaleen, Limerick,  in Limerick Junction, where he catches the 6.45am train to Dublin. Photograph Liam Burke Press 22

It is 5.45am on Tuesday and still dark out. There are just four people sitting in the waiting area of Colbert Station in Limerick ahead of the departu(...)

“Something special”: Bru na Mara in Carna, Connemara, a collection of holiday homes, for sale for €800,000

Ireland has long been a top destination for American and British holidaymakers. But changes in currency rates coupled with a reluctance to travel have(...)

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