Dunfanaghy

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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(...)

The breakfast tray at Breac.House in Donegal, where Forest & Marcy head chef Ciarán Sweeney will be cooking tasting menus for guests.

From Donegal to D4 . . . and back again Ciarán Sweeney, head chef at Forest & Marcy in Dublin 4, is returning – temporarily – to his Donegal root(...)

Bedroom details from Hunter’s Yard, Kilkenny.

If you haven’t stayed in a hotel lately, you are in for a big surprise. All over Ireland hotels are refurbishing and renovating after 10 languid years(...)

Gardaí erected a tent at the scene in order to carry out an on-site examination. Photograph: North West Newspix

A man visiting Co Donegal with his family from Scotland was killed while walking home in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The man died after he (...)

Breac.House, Donegal: When it came to the finishes and furniture, the aim was to highlight local and Irish design. “It was about somebody coming into a room and feeling connected to what they were looking at outside; that was it for us,” says Cathrine Burke.

There is often a gorgeous moment on holiday when you open the curtains to reveal a view that rushes into your soul like a restorative tonic; you then (...)

Tourism is still a massive resource for Donegal, with unspoilt beaches, Mount Errigal (above), Glenveagh National Park, Tory Island  and the marketing success of the Wild Atlantic Way. Photograph:  Getty Images

While the 2016 Census results saw most counties experience some level of population growth over the last five years, three counties experienced a decl(...)

Leitrim Surf Company: one of the nicest ways to explore Leitrim’s tiny but lovely coastline is on stand-up paddle tour

LEINSTER Cycle Wexford’s Euro Velo and the Norman trail Wexford has just launched its 120km section of the EuroVelo 1 route from Rosslare harbour to (...)

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