Eyeries

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 Mary Harding loved reading about history and current events, and did The Irish Times crossword daily

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Camaraderie can do a lot for any runner. Even as a solo runner, you cannot deny that a cheer from a passer-by can lift you.

I’ve just spent the last four days on the tip of the Beara Peninsula hosting a getaway retreat for runners. Blessed with glorious sunshine, a stunning(...)

Ireland, County Cork, Beara Peninsula, Ring of Beara, Eyeries, colorful houses

What do you see when you see rows of brightly coloured houses, or strips of sherbet buildings? A postcard-perfect village? Evidence of a community wor(...)

A cult of male homosexuality/bisexuality was apparently not only prevalent but widely tolerated among the upper echelons of Gaelic society.

In recent years, Irish society has undergone sweeping transformations, including legalisation of same-sex marriage and decriminalisation of homosexual(...)

John Eagle, about to get chemotherapy for the first time

I am a survivor. It scared the living beejeepers out of me a year ago when I was told I had cancer of the oesophagus, a rush of cold sweat flowing dow(...)

Staff and pupils at Scoil Mhicil Naofa on Bere Island. On the front row far left is Erica Murphy, second from left is Meabh Hobbs and third from left is Abigale Harrington.

The first few days at school are always memorable but for the staff and pupils of Scoil Mhicil Naofa on Bere Island off West Cork last week was partic(...)

Veronica Steele: November 26th, 1947-January 4th, 2017. Photograph Stefan Syrowatka
Obituary: Veronica Steele
  • People
  • January 21, 2017, 06:00

Veronica Steele, who has died at the age of 69, was the doyen of Ireland’s farmhouse cheese industry. While others before her may have produced home-m(...)

Time for a break from the bike: Looking out to Bantry Bay and the Caha Mountains from Bere Island. Photographs: Lenny Antonelli

The whistle-stop schedules of tourists visiting Ireland can sound exhausting. The Ring of Kerry and Giant’s Causeway in one week? “They should just sp(...)