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The Burren in Co Clare.

In the late Seamus Heaney’s poem Postscript, he beseeches the reader to take the time to drive out west to Co Clare’s Flaggy Shore where the Atlantic (...)

There is a view that the outcome will not have done Eamon  Ó Cuív any harm, with a far less crowded field in the No camp.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Mayfly season had a different texture on Lough Corrib last weekend, as Connemara woke to the exit poll results on the abortion referendum. In less th(...)

 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(...)

Mayor of Boston Marty Walsh’s parents emigrated from Ireland to  America  in the 1950s.    Photograph: Gretchen Ertl/The New York Times

Boston mayor Marty Walsh has vowed to defend the rights of the undocumented Irish and other illegal migrants should US president-elect Donald Trump se(...)

Betty and Mairtín Ó Reilly talk to Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the opening of the  Ionad Cultúrtha an Phiarsaigh in Rosmuc, Co Galway. Photograph: Seán Ó Mainnín

Ireland is in an excellent position to “evangelise” about Europe’s role in promoting peace, tolerance, respect, freedom and dignity, Taoiseach Enda K(...)

Hector Ó hEochagáin at the launch of TG4’s autumn schedule in August at the Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin. Photograph: 1Image/Bryan Brophy

A television station conceived on a Galway hooker, during a 700-mile sea journey to and from the Faroe Islands, marked its 20th birthday in Galway on (...)

Irish Water has advised some 4,700 people dependent on the public supply in Carraroe to boil their water until further notice. Archive photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy/The Irish Times

Irish Water has identified cryptosporidium contamination in Carraroe’s public supply in Connemara. The discovery came as ten thousand homes and busin(...)

Irish Roots

I was recently involved in researching the family tree of Marty Walsh, the mayor of Boston, as part of the mother of all Irish festivals, iFest Boston(...)