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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, (...)

From Dunfanaghy in Donegal to Duncannon in Wexford, Ireland's beaches offer something for everyone this summer For most of us, seaside resorts a(...)

Three Cuvier’s beaked whales have washed up in Donegal. File photograph: iStock

Locals in Co Donegal have been left shocked after three whales were washed up on one of the country’s most scenic beaches. The three large carcasses (...)

Pillow Queens: Sarah Corcoran, Pamela Connolly, Cathy McGuinness and Rachel Lyons

The Irish rock band Pillow Queens made their American TV debut on Tuesday night – at the personal invitation of James Corden, host of CBS’s nightly La(...)

Ms O’Donoghue lived in the Annagry area of the Gweedore Gaeltacht. Photograph: Garda Press Office

The body of a retired Co Donegal dentist has been found three days after she disappeared. Gardaí located the remains of Ann O’Donoghue (68) at Horn (...)

‘This summer I could compare my social life to a game of poorly-played Jenga, where I keep pulling out the sticks of stability in the hope of victory, until the whole thing eventually falls in on itself.’ Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Summertime tends to light a feverish impulse in me to over-extend my social life to the point of implosion. Festivals, concerts, surfing trips, family(...)

Boat-builders working on a currach in Meitheal Mara’s workshop in Cork.

It’s an image familiar to most Irish people – the sight of men carrying a currach on their heads as they walk down to the sea – but it was given a new(...)

Ann Gilmore closes the door for on the last day of business at the Post Office in Ballindine, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

The chief executive of An Post has said he is not attacking rural Ireland but is ensuring the viability of the company. “What we are doing is the opp(...)

Dunfanaghy Stables at Arnolds Hotel in Co Donegal offers a variety of horse-riding packages.
Saddle up for a horsey holiday

We know the drill with Wimbledon – overnight, we all become tennis experts and grab our tennis rackets for a game. In much the same way, the Dublin Ho(...)

'The Sweeney Logues try to get back to Donegal at least once a year and often stay in Rathmullan. There’s not much going on there, but that’s why we like it.' Photograph: David Sleator

Logue’s bar is on Main Street in Carrigart, Co Donegal. The sign over the door announces it as “P Logue Wines, Spirits and Beers” and it looks like an(...)

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