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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(...)

The conditions on the puppy farm in Co Carlow were described as squalid by an ISPCA chief inspector. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A puppy farm where 340 dogs and 11 horses were kept in “absolute squalor” and dead dogs were used as food is one of the worst neglect cases ever seen,(...)

 Minister Heather Humphreys TD at the launch of the book Protestant and Irish pictured with its editors Ian d’Alton and Ida Milne, at the RIA in Dawson Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

Growing up in north Leitrim in the 1980s, Colin Regan, a member of the Church of Ireland who played senior football for the county GAA team, remembers(...)

Halloween: there are lots of adventures, both inside and out, to keep the whole family entertained. Photograph: Ojo/Getty

In the sacred space between Back to School and Santa Stop Here, the ancients celebrated a very special festival: Midterm. Honour that tradition t(...)

They will be looking out for new tractor owners in Leitrim this week following the news that the € 11.1million winning lotto ticket was purchased in the local Spar in Kinlough.

They will be looking out for new tractor owners in Leitrim this week following the news that the €11.1million winning lotto ticket was purchased in th(...)

It is commonly called Eagle’s Rock, though on OSI sheet 16 it is marked as Croontypruglish, while 1km away, under Tievebaun (at 611m Leitrim’s second-highest mountain), is a cliff face that is officially named Eagle’s Rock

You just may have glimpsed something both odd and dramatic, about 10km away to the south, as you travelled the main N15 road between Sligo and Donega(...)

Armagh angler David Connor with one of his Sheelin catches

A review of the national policy to examine all relevant data for the management of bass, pike and trout is underway by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI)(...)