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Hike one of Ireland's waymarked trails. Photograph: iStock

If you are looking to stay active over the winter months here are a few ideas to get you out the door on a cold day 1. Hike one of Ireland’s waymarke(...)

Shane Lowry will be the headline name in the field for this week’s Irish Open. Photograph: Gregory Shamus/Getty

Shane Lowry may not cast himself as a saviour by any means, yet his presence in the field for this week’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open provides an X-Fac(...)

The Rineen ambush monument. The ambush site was chosen carefully. Some 60 IRA men were positioned on hills on both sides of the road.

The Rineen ambush, which occurred 100 years ago today, was the largest by the IRA to that date in the War of Independence. Five Royal Irish Constabula(...)

Jade Wheatley from Australia taking part in the Bali Adaptive Pro, an international contest for surfers with disabilities, at Canggu beach on Indonesia’s resort island in  September, 2019. Photograph: Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP via Getty Images

Sometimes I hate filling this column with personal ramblings because, let’s be real, nobody cares. But in a year filled with confusion, distress and c(...)

People have been told not to swim at Lahinch, Co Clare due to the level of bacteria in the water. Photograph: Getty

Swimmers have been warned to stay out of the water at a number of beaches in west Clare due to high bacteria levels in the water. In a statement Clar(...)

A glorious day on the beach in Lahinch. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty

The July stimulus plan announced by the Government this week is a step in the right direction. Expect more because the economic heft needed to lift th(...)

Surfers on the beach at Lahinch in Clare. A visit  brought back happy memories of holidays there when I was a youngster. Photograph:  Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Last Saturday was to have been the second Test in Australia and the end of the season. Myself and Elaine had planned on going to Italy but luckily we (...)

A loyalist demonstrator throws stones at security forces  in Portadown on July 10th, 2000. File photograph: Dan Chung/Reuters

Several years ago, at the height of what we called the Celtic Tiger, I found myself sitting at a fancy dinner in a grand country hotel with some peopl(...)

‘It will feel positively patriotic to spend money at surf schools this summer.’ File photograph: Eamon Ward

Later, when the documentary we are living through is finished, part of the soundtrack of this particular episode will be all those radio ads telling u(...)

Three Ireland’s 3Connect  has  come into its own since the beginning of the lockdown, says Padraig Sheerin, head of SME with Three.

The widespread shift to home and remote working imposed on businesses by the Covid-19 lockdown has, in large part, been facilitated by advances in com(...)

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