Roscrea

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The Belmond Grand Hibernian, Ireland’s new luxury train.  This year the deficit at Iarnród Éireann will be about €11 million, according to a rail review. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There’s always been a certain romance to rail travel. In the days before jet airlines allowed us to whizz around the world for the price of a decent j(...)

Traffic delays have been reported on Tuesday morning as thousands are making their way to the first day of the National Ploughing Championships in Co (...)

 Stanley Richardson, of Newtowngore, Co Leitrim, a cattle breeder,  at Carrick-on-Shannon District Court on Tuesday.  Photograph: Brian Farrell

An award-winning cattle breeder has been convicted of selling a food-producing animal to which a banned substance had been administered, contrary to a(...)

Olivia O’Regan of Foody’s Pharmacy, Ballina, Co Mayo: ‘She was usually my first point of call whenever I needed advice,’ wrote Teresa Keegan

It’s the final week of the Best Shops in Ireland competition and we’ve logged more than 23,000 nominations for shops, with food and drink shops and ca(...)

Enthalling: a haenyeo diver on the South Korean island of Jeju, in Forces of Nature with Brian Cox

In an already dire month for television (unless you’re a sports fan) I sit down to watch Bypassed (RTÉ One, Tuesday) and think with creeping despair, (...)

Stuart McGrane, two-day winner of Wicklow Anglers weekend on Mask

A group from Wicklow Anglers’ Association held their annual outing to Lough Mask last weekend, staying at Máire Lukes in Tourmakeady. It was my first(...)

Doing things together is a great way to see the country and have experiences together

I have two sons, 11 and 14 and would like to get their heads out of computer games to see something of the country. I feel that they are missing out (...)

Derek Russell  with local residents of Roscrea, CoTipperary, who have held rallies against anti-social behaviour in their town. Photograph:  Brian Gavin/ Press 22

Hundreds of people are expected to attend a public meeting in Roscrea tonight where locals, determined to rid their town of drug dealers, have rallied(...)

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