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An Irish Food Trail, which takes visitors to three different Dublin restaurants over the course of their meal, is the most booked food and drink experience in Ireland on Airbnb

Visitors to Ireland don’t just want to eat and drink good things – they want to learn more about them and are keen to help make them too, joining in a(...)

 Presiding Officer Carmel McBride and Garda Alan Gallagher carry the polling box for the abortion referendum on Inishbofin. Photograph: Photograph: Reuters

The Galway West constituency including four offshore islands has recorded a 65.9 per cent vote in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment. Supporter(...)

Liam Neeson  was presented with the Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad  at Áras an Uachtaráin by  President Michael D Higghins. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Liam Neeson has spoken at countless awards ceremonies and public engagements over the years. Yet, the actor professes to having a “genuine fear” of pu(...)

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The 12 walks of Christmas
  • Travel
  • December 23, 2017, 06:00

The turkey is not the only one getting stuffed this Christmas. Amid all the glasses raised and the dinners downed, give your body a break on one of ou(...)

 Prawn and crab cocktail, by Richard Stearn, head chef at Suesey Street in Dublin 2,  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Smoked salmon, prawn cocktail, or pâté? The traditional choices for kicking off Christmas lunch or dinner are embedded in tradition, and for good reas(...)

Carlow Institute of Technology  mechanical engineering students  built their own single-seated Formula One style race car

Carlow Institute of Technology When is open day? Carlow Campus: November 16th Wexford Campus: November 17th Life on campus Just 10 minutes’ wal(...)

Joe O’Farrell (left) of the Shackleton Museum Athy and Sven Habermann of Conservation Letterfrack peer into the cabin in which the explorer died in the Antartic on January 5th, 1922. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Sven Habermann has taken delivery of many fine and fragile objects at his north Connemara workshop, and they come in all shapes, sizes, ages and condi(...)

Mannin beach between near Ballyconneely in Connemara Co Galway. Several US colleges have based their ‘study abroad’  modules in the wider area as a partnership with the Connemara Wes, community development organisation. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

When Prof Deborah Wickering comes across the name “Tully” back in Michigan’s Grand Rapids, her heart skips a little beat and she thinks of Connemara. (...)

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The first big house clearance auction of the new season gets under way next Saturday (August 26th) when viewing begins at “Lota”, Brighton Rd, Foxrock(...)

Walter Pfeiffer, who was born and grew up in Gerolstein, Germany,  had a deep and almost life-long love affair with Ireland

Walter Pfeiffer, who has died aged 73, was a photographer whose standards of excellence and attention to detail was applied with equal diligence to a (...)

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