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Rafal Skóra, aged in his early 40s, was from Artane in north Dublin.

A man who died following a paragliding incident has been named as Rafal Skóra from north Dublin. Mr Skóra, also known as “Ralph”, aged in his early 4(...)

Irish romance: Tristan and Isolde in a 1902 painting by Edmund Leighton

From Dublin to Cork to Wicklow, follow in some famous footsteps and visit the sites of Ireland’s greatest love stories. As befits the count(...)

O’Donnabháin’s, Kenmare, Co Kerry: locally-sourced food makes for a  crowd-pleasing menu

Ireland experienced something of an epidemic of magnolia-lacquered hotel development in the era post-economic apocalypse, with hallmark features like (...)

A man in his 20s was injured on Monday following a serious road traffic collision in Co Longford. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A man in his 20s was injured on Monday following a serious road traffic collision in Co Longford. The collision, which occurred at Lamagh in Newtownf(...)

Sinéad Tarmey, Wicklow Hospice, and Therese Tyrrell with  photographs of her late sisters Nora and Bernie

1) A night of “music and fun” is planned for Brooklodge Hotel, Aughrim, on Sunday (May 20th) in aid of Wicklow Hospice. The event is organised by Ther(...)

Green Street Court House, Dublin, where William O’Neill was sentenced to death. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ File

Mary O’Brien went to Mass on the morning of May 9th, 1927. Afterwards, she called into a neighbour’s house at Carriglineen in the remote Glenmalure Va(...)

Croneybyrne House, Rathdrum, Co Wicklow

Mel and Simon Carlyle lived happily in the Cotswolds but wanted an adventure. They were looking for an English-speaking country where Simon could cont(...)

Have reins, will travel: five days to the sound of methodical clip clopping, crockery jangling, you calibrate to a different frequency

Ulster won’t budge, which is a problem, he is the mischievous piebald pony we have rented along with a gypsy caravan for four nights. The four miles t(...)

A cyclist passes along the Grand Canal, in Portobello, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

On a lucky, crisp autumn day last year, I took my two nephews – brothers aged four and six – to the park. We collected acorns, stones, red and yellow(...)

The Avonmore is unlike most Irish rivers – quick and clear and flowing through deep woods, it provides a glimpse of how the river valleys once looked before the country was deforested.

T he Avonmore in Co Wicklow makes a case for being one of Ireland’s great rivers. What it lacks in length and volume, it makes up with sheer spirit, (...)

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