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“I step on a boat and sail out of Dun Laoghaire harbour into the bay and look at the horizon, I think on a different day and under different circumstances I could just keep going. Not turn around. It’s that sense of endless possibility.” File photograph: Getty Images

What drew me to sailing was that I always had a grá for it. I’d no background there. My family had no connection with sailing or the water. But I grew(...)

The Waterford-New Ross Greenway (above) will receive €9 million to fund its development.

Over €63 million has been allocated to improving and expanding greenways around the country next year. The Midleton-Youghal Greenway in Cork will re(...)

During sports like swimming you can quite easily get into an induced panic stage just from your breath. Photograph:  Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

Up until Friday of last week, I was incredibly confident that I could breathe and breathe well at that. I had some issues when wearing my masks to gam(...)

19 Hampton Wood Way, Finglas, D 11

Town Address: 19 Hampton Wood Way, Finglas, Dublin 11 Agent: Leonard Wilson Keenan Three-bedroom end-of-terrace house in a cul de sac setting with (...)

The Summer Isles author Philip Marsden on board his wooden boat. Philip sailed over from Cornwall to Dingle, the starting point of his adventure for his book

My first on-board visitor was Danny Sheehy. Poet, boat-builder, fisherman and farmer, Danny was also the veteran of several epic sea voyages. When I’d(...)

Rescue 115 airlifted a man and two children  to Tralee General Hospital for treatment after being swept out to sea at Derrynane, Co Kerry. File photograph: Irish Coast Guard/PA Wire

A man and two children have been airlifted to hospital after they got into difficulty while swimming in Co Kerry this (Sunday) afternoon. It was the (...)

 Kenny Rumball skippering the J109 Jedi at the start of June’s Round Ireland Race. The recovery of a man overboard from the yacht at night during the 700-mile race led to a Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) Seamanship Trophy. Photo: David O’Brien

Key Irish sailing events are reporting buoyant entries for 2019 with early take-up at Ireland’s biggest regatta up as much as 70 per cent for July’s b(...)

Ballybunion beach, seen from the local golf club. Photograph: Alan Betson

A major search operation is continuing for a kitesurfer reported missing off the coast of Co Kerry on Sunday afternoon. The alarm was raised at 5pm a(...)

Nearly 200 landowners are in talks with Kerry County Council over a proposed 20km greenway. Photograph: Kerry County Council

Minister of State for Tourism and Kerry TD Brendan Griffin has expressed confidence that a resolution will be found with landowners which will allow t(...)

Staff at the Liebherr plant in Killarney have been told the three-day week would be “temporary”.

Liebherr Container Cranes in Killarney, Co Kerry, the southwest region’s biggest heavy engineering company, has given its staff formal notice of a thr(...)

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