Yukon

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In the shadow of MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, the Black Valley.  Photograph: Tom Fahy

The newly named Reeks District of Kerry has made it on to the Rough Guide list of top places to visit in 2019, joining a Chinese region known for its (...)

Vegetarian dishes proved very popular with readers at irishtimes.com during 2018

Let them eat cake . . . and scones, and pies, and cookies and crumble. The online community of cooks at The Irish Times has been baking up a storm dur(...)

Children help Cynthia Erickson decorate a lemon blueberry cake she made from a boxed cake mix at her home in Tanana,  central Alaska. People customise cakes with Sprite, rum, sea gull eggs and other available ingredients. Photograph: Ruth Fremson/The New York Times

In a modest boardinghouse on an Alaskan island just 30 miles across the sea from Russia, a handwritten order form hangs on the refrigerator. There are(...)

A scene from ‘The Young Offenders’, which topped the cinema nominations for this year’s Iftas, along with ‘The Siege of Jadotville’.

Two very different projects have topped the cinema nominations for this year’s Irish Film and Television Academy awards (Iftas). The Ifta nominations(...)

Gavan Hennigan will set off  on the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge on Wednesday. Photograph: James Hearne/Digifluidproductions

A Galway man is preparing to set a new record by rowing across the Atlantic under 50 days. Gavan Hennigan (35), from Knocknacarra, will set off from (...)

With a total area of almost 10 million sq km (Ireland by comparison is just 84,431sq km), Canada is the second-largest country in the world – yes, (...)

Extreme adventurer Gavan Hennigan is currently preparing for his third expedition of this year, a 5,000km solo row across the Atlantic Ocean in Decemb(...)

Jo Mangan: “I challenge anyone to go through a day without engaging with the arts.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Jo Mangan is a busy woman. Our lunchtime meeting is sandwiched between a variety of media appearances relating to the National Campaign for the Arts,(...)

The Yukon, the westernmost territory of Canada is one of the remotest places in the world with only 38,000 people in nearly half a billion square kilometres

My partner and I would like to visit the Yukon in June/July for about 18 days. It is so vast we need advice on what sites to visit and how to travel,(...)

This American foursome cocks some mighty keen ears in the direction of American old-time music, and this latest collection sees them in the finest (...)