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Gurteen Cross, Co Cork. Photograph: Google Street View

A woman in her 40s is in serious condition following a bicycle crash in Co Cork on Sunday morning. The woman received serious head injuries when her(...)

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(...)

Morgan Pinder, of Gurteen, Clare Island, Co Mayo, is believed to have died instantly in the single-vehicle crash near his home. File photograph: Google Street View

An island community is in mourning following the death in a road incident early today of a 13-year-old schoolboy. Morgan Pinder, of Gurteen, Clare Is(...)

No Christmas Day for Ireland. Women in festive fancy dress walk after snow fall this month in Buxton, Britain. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Those dreaming of a white Christmas can stop dreaming. The very mild weather of the last number of days is set to continue into next week. On Tuesda(...)

Roundstone from the harbour. The Galway village comes alive during the summer.

Roundstone in Connemara is a pretty little village set on the edge of the bog about a 70-minute drive north of Galway city. Next stop: America. The s(...)

Garry Hynes: ‘When we lose our communities we lose, at a fundamental level, the sense of who we are.’ File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Sometime in December 1959, a 6½-year-old girl looked at a familiar yellow electric clock on top of the wireless in her kitchen. She noticed the clock (...)

Pupils from Taunagh National School, Riverstown, Co Sligo with The Assumption by Mainie Jellet, one of 11  artists featured in the Punc 1x1 project. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Nick Miller never knew whether John McGahern liked the portrait he painted of him, in 1998. Miller himself was unhappy with the first attempt but the (...)

Gardaí at the scene of the crash on the N72 outside Dungarvan, Co Waterford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Gardaí say it will be several days before they are in a position to confirm the identities of three young men killed in a two-car collision near Dunga(...)

Humpback whale off Cork. Photograph: Pádraig Whooley/IWDG

There is a vast array of everyday wonders around this island’s 7,800km rim. With the help of a group of coastal cognoscenti, here are 55 alternatives(...)

Galway auctioneer Matt O’Sullivan is asking €470,000 for The Prince’s Cottage, a five-bedroom house on an acre of land about a mile from the village (...)