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Ireland-Italy trade goes far beyond the traditional fish and chips

For decades, Italy’s main export here was in people – the families running the humble fish and chipper. It began in the 1880s, when Italian migrant Gi(...)

Barry Kilcline, head of offshore development with SSE Renewables with Kyran O’Grady, Commodore of Wicklow Sailing Club at the launch of   the SSE Renewables Round Ireland Yacht Race 2020 off Wicklow Head lighthouse. The biennial 704-mile race will start on Saturday June 20th next year. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Irish sailing is facing an exceptionally busy season in 2020 with two announcements this week further adding to options for cruiser-racer teams. If c(...)

 Princess Diana shaking hands with a leprosy patient at Sitanala Leprosy Hospital in  Indonesia. Photograph:  Tim Graham/Getty Images

Few diseases in human history have provoked greater public fear than leprosy. In addition to losing limbs, sight, or even life, patients were shunned(...)

Michael Collins - pictured in 1921. This postcard image became a popular memento after he was killed in an ambush near Bandon in County Cork. Photograph: Hulton Archive

Owen Paterson became the latest Tory Eurosceptic MP to invoke the name of an Irish nationalist politician during the protracted Brexit debates in the (...)

There will be a special race from Cowes to Crosshaven with the winner collecting a trophy donated by  Prince Charles. File photograph: Rolex/Daniel Forster.

The 300th anniversary of the oldest yacht club in the world, located in Co Cork, is expected to attract thousands of visitors to its series of celebra(...)

Cobh: Condé Nast Traveler says it’s one of Europe’s most beautiful small towns. Photograph: Gallo/Getty

Cork’s harbour town of Cobh has been named one of the 25 most beautiful small towns in Europe by the international travel bible Condé Nast Traveler. (...)

Donegal Airport’s runway, voted most scenic in the world. Photograph: Owen Clarke

Donegal Airport has been named the most scenic in the world for the second year in a row. The airstrip at Carrickfinn finished ahead of Barra Airport(...)

The former purpose-built Orange Order lodge in Bandon, Co Cork. Photograph: Buildings of Ireland

King William’s victory over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690 was being celebrated in Bandon in Co Cork before it was celebrated in many p(...)

Queenstown attracts holidaymakers fro macross the world due to its combination of natural beauty and adventure sports including skiing, bungee jumping and white water rafting.

Fed-up residents of New Zealand’s biggest tourist town are pushing ahead with a plan to charge international tourists for the privilege of visiting t(...)

Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle during her visit to Dublin with Prince Harry in July, 2018. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Irish roots of the UK’s Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, have been confirmed in records released today. They show that her great-great-great gra(...)

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