Sinn Féin leaders  1919. Thirty-six elected members were in jail. P Maloney on left in second row. Photograph: Hulton Archive

PJ Moloney (1871-1947), my great-grandfather, was elected for Tipperary South in the UK general election that took place just weeks following the end (...)

‘The problem with snow is it exacts a price for its austere beauty’

There is an indefinable magic to snow. Few, indeed, will not experience some quickening of the pulse when winter crystals shroud the hilltops. With an(...)

The Galtee Mountain range with highest peak Galtymore Mountain and the Glen of Aherlow to the forefront, Co Tipperary

To start this cycle, head northwest from Galbally, Co Limerick, on the R662 and turn east after 4km. By now into Co Tipperary, it is a relatively stra(...)