Dunsany

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Randal Plunkett, the 21st baron of Dunsany, is a film director and holder of one of the oldest surviving Irish peerage titles. Photograph: Barry Cronin

Like his ancestors, Randal Plunkett was once able to look from the windows of Dunsany Castle, between Trim and Dunshaughlin, Co Meath, onto herds of c(...)

People on Portmarnock Beach, Dublin, last Friday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Dublin had its sunniest month on record in May, with almost 300 hours of sunshine recorded, the national forecaster has said. In its monthly climate (...)

The fine weather is set to continue over the bank holiday weekend, with temperatures to range from 20 to 25 degrees.   Photograph Brenda Fitzsimmons

This spring has been the driest on record in Leinster since digital records began around 70 years ago, the national forecaster Met Éireann has said. (...)

Swimmers playing in the Weir at Lucan during blazing sunshine. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Most places can expect sunshine and temperatures of up to 26 degrees over the coming days up to and including the bank holiday weekend. A high of 25(...)

Sybil Connolly. Photograph: Jack McManus, June 13th, 1953

Since 1991, March has been designated Irish-American Heritage Month in the United States and the contributions and achievements of Irish immigrants an(...)

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre in Loughborough, UK. Photograph: Getty Images

Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to visit Galway city as part of their first official visit to Ireland. The visit has been welcomed by th(...)

Space Cadet: “It is a headache getting across at this time of year, but I wouldn’t go unless I thought he had a chance of picking up prizemoney.”  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Space Cadet is set to fly the Irish flag in Friday’s Welsh Grand National where he will bid to join an exclusive group. Just two Irish-trained horses(...)

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(...)