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Lettergesh Loop, Connemara, Co Galway

This walk has the loveliest start point, directly above a beach with beautiful sea views of rock and island. The only problem is that, on a good summe(...)

Omey Island, Connemara, Co Galway

The Ice Age left south Connemara in an awful mess. Great untidy dumps of sediment, erratic boulders and hollows littered a chaotic and colourless land(...)

The converted Vickers Vimy bomber used by John Alcock and Arthur Brown to make the first non-stop transatlantic flight. It “landed” in Derrigimlagh bog in Connemara on June 15th, 1919. File photograph: Science & Society Picture Library/SSPL/Getty Images

Commemorations are being held in Clifden, Co Galway, this weekend to mark the centenary of John Alcock and Arthur Brown’s famous transatlantic flight (...)

Ireland: A four-bed bungalow in Maam Cross, Connemara, Co Galway

DNG Martin O’Connor is seeking €155,000 for this four-bedroom bungalow on half an acre in Maam Cross, Connemara, Co Galway. France: Village(...)

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(...)

Roundstone village, Connemara

Almost 3 acres of serviced land at Roundstone village in Connemara, Co Galway, is to be offered for sale by a long-time owner who is planning to retir(...)

Solicitor Damien Tansey, with Kathleen, Sorcha and John Conroy, the parents and sister of the late Aibha Conroy (6), leaving the High Court. Photograph: Collins Courts.

University Hospital Galway has apologised to the family of a six-year-old girl who died three days after she was brought to the hospital suffering fro(...)

Labour Party leader Joan Burton and candidate Joe Costello arrive to vote at St Joseph’s School for Deaf Boys on the Navan Road, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Tánaiste Joan Burton has said she is feeling “upbeat and optimistic” about her party’s prospect in the general election. Ms Burton cast her vote at (...)

Connemara sheep farmer Tom O’Halloran and his son Tomas at Maam Cross Mart. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

A welcome, with reservations. Connemara sheep farmer, Tom O’Halloran insists he has no political axe to grind and pulls no punches in his consideratio(...)

Broadcaster and Mayo native Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin   will present a two-hour celebration of all things Mayo on TV on Saturday. Photograph: Paul Sharp/Sharppix

Move over May Day, Mayo Day is set to take centre-stage this bank holiday weekend with even Niagra Falls turning red and green. The international init(...)

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