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Orange Sallow moth. Changes to the climate and environmental pollution are having devastating effects on moth populations in northern Europe. Photograph: Lee Evans-Hill

Human-made global warming is bringing new species of moths to Irish shores, a new atlas suggests. The Rosy Wave, Orange Sallow and Blair’s Shoulder-k(...)

The scene at Claddaghduff after the caravan in which   Elvira Ferrari was staying was  blown into the sea by Storm Ali. Photograph: Paul Mealey

A 58-year old nurse from Switzerland died when the caravan she was staying in toppled over a cliff onto a beach in Connemara during Storm Ali last yea(...)

The Summer Isles author Philip Marsden on board his wooden boat. Philip sailed over from Cornwall to Dingle, the starting point of his adventure for his book

My first on-board visitor was Danny Sheehy. Poet, boat-builder, fisherman and farmer, Danny was also the veteran of several epic sea voyages. When I’d(...)

The imposing ruins of Tyrone House, near the village of Kilcolgan, Co Galway, January 1968. The house was destroyed by the local IRA unit during the War of Independence. Photograph: RDImages/Epics/Getty Images

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 (...)

Service please. Photograph: Getty

Ireland’s carefully cultivated tourism image as the land of a hundred thousand welcomes took a hit this week when one of the big names in the hospital(...)

The long term forecast is for the changeable showery conditions to continue into the middle of next week. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A slight improvement in the weather is in the offing for the weekend with temperatures set to increase – but the changeable, showery conditions are pr(...)

Alcock and Brown leaving Newfoundland.

Around 9am on June 15th , 1919, an Australian soldier spending his honeymoon in Clifden looked out the window of his hotel room and saw a plane. Short(...)

NEXT SATURDAY IS THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF JOHN ALCOCK AND ARTHUR WHITTEN BROWN’S NONSTOP BIPLANE CROSSING OF THE ATLANTIC OCEAN FROM CANADA TO CONN(...)

About 125,000 driving tests were conducted by the RSA in 2018, with a pass rate of about 53 per cent. Photograph: iStock

Claims of unfair instructions, foul-smelling testers and a failure to conduct driving tests in Irish were among the complaints received by the State l(...)

Lot 58: ‘Low Water, Spring-Tide, Clifden’ by Jack B Yeats, €40,000-€60,000 Adam’s

Two forthcoming Irish art sales will feature a great mix of contemporary and period artworks from both Irish and international artists. Adam’s on St (...)

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