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Cornish-French theatre company Footsbarn will perform two shows at the Clifden Arts Festival

Ten days in the life of a Connemara town months after the 1916 Rising will be marked during this year’s Clifden Arts Festival, when a collection of or(...)

The site, which is also associated with the pagan Lughnasa Solstice festivals, features a holy well and a Mass Rock. Above: Rural landscape in Connemara  showing the Maumturk mountain range in the distance. Photograph: Michelle McCarron/Getty

A pilgrimage dating back to the 5th century will take place in the Maamturk mountains in north Connemara this weekend. Several hundred pilgrims from(...)

Can we really juggle jobs and kids and commutes and still keep up our 500 friendships, both online, offline, far afield and next door, small and large, old and new? Is this really sustainable?

A good friend recently remarked how extraordinary it was that our friendship, which began in 2000 when we were penniless and party-loving in Paris, h(...)

SEASIDE SOJOURNS Lobster trawl in Connemara: Join John the skipper at Roundstone pier and go on a three-hour boat journey (below). Visit the deserted (...)

Humpback whale off Cork. Photograph: Pádraig Whooley/IWDG

There is a vast array of everyday wonders around this island’s 7,800km rim. With the help of a group of coastal cognoscenti, here are 55 alternatives(...)

Galway auctioneer Matt O’Sullivan is asking €470,000 for The Prince’s Cottage, a five-bedroom house on an acre of land about a mile from the village (...)

For the last number of years, when London-based commercial property advisor Ronan Faherty visited his native Roundstone with his wife Clare, they wal(...)

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