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Left: woodturner Glenn Lucas; centre: Fiadh Durham of Fiadh Woven Design; right: Eamonn Terry of Criostal na Rinne

In search of the perfect gift? How about jewellery, textiles, toys, art or wooden craft that has been made in Ireland? Plus, from woodturners to ce(...)

 Paddy Woodworth using the Seek app on his phone in Dublin’s Phoenix Park to identify items found in nature from trees, flowers, shrubs to animals. Photograph: Alan Betson

Developing the skills to recognise different species of animals and plants enables us to enjoy our landscapes as more diverse and richly populated pla(...)

The aftermath  of a ‘wild camp’ in Co Wicklow.

Authorities for the Dublin and Wicklow mountains were to meet on Friday after a series of “wild camps” and “forest parties” resulted in intensive dump(...)

Robert Carter, who worked as a teenager in the last active Wicklow lead mines, at Glendasan, heads a guided tour of the Miners’ Trail in Glendalough. Photograph: Joe Haughton

The great glens at the heart of the Wicklow mountains are drenched in associations with natural wilderness and distant, often romanticised, historical(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hailed the “biggest investment in rural Ireland ever” as he announced the signing of the contract for the National Broadband Plan at an event in Glendalough Co Wicklow. Illustration: Getty

Some 300 towns and villages across Ireland are to get high-speed internet hubs while they await the arrival of the National Broadband Plan. The full l(...)

Dominika and Rafal Skóra

The widow of a taxi driver who died in a paragliding incident on Saturday says she wants to ensure a wedding voucher left in his car is returned to it(...)

Colm Keena, ‘Irish Times’ legal affairs correspondent Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

In April, 2018, I travelled to Washington DC for a secret meeting hosted by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), the grou(...)

Skellig Michael, Co Kerry is a Unesco world heritage site.

Looking for things to do in 2018? Below are 20 Irish experiences you can try out this year. 1. Gather for a story in Ireland’s oldest pub The Braze(...)

A High Court challenge has been brought against An Bord Pleanála’s decision to give supermarket giant Lidl the go ahead for a €15m commercial development in Castleknock, Co Dublin.

A High Court challenge has been brought against An Bord Pleanála’s decision to give German supermarket giant Lidl the go ahead for a €15 million comme(...)

Some of the cars that were broken into at a car park in Co Wicklow . Photograph: Helen Lawless

A Canadian woman who is due to get married in Ireland this summer has appealed for the return of a passport and birthcert stolen when a number of cars(...)

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