An Oige

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Kathleen Lynn was born on January 28th, 1874, in Mullafarry, near Cong in Co Mayo, the second oldest of three daughters and one son of Robert Lynn, Ch(...)

The Old Schoolhouse, Glenmore, Co Kerry

 Standing in quiet splendour at the end of a remote valley, the Old School House in Glenmore has more than its share of history, drama and bona f(...)

Leitrim Surf Company: one of the nicest ways to explore Leitrim’s tiny but lovely coastline is on stand-up paddle tour

LEINSTER Cycle Wexford’s Euro Velo and the Norman trail Wexford has just launched its 120km section of the EuroVelo 1 route from Rosslare harbour to (...)

A young woman hikes along a hanging bridge near Arenal Volcano National Park in Costa Rica.

My husband is really interested in the tropical forest and wildlife. What destination would you recommend which would give him some experience of t(...)

Paddy O’Leary: ‘I don’t know what motivates people to go up Everest now; climbing over dead bodies, and passing by people who are dying.’ Above, O’Leary in Connemara, with the Twelve Bens in the background. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

When you’re out among hills and mountains, you get a different view every time you turn a corner. So it’s appropriate that a newly published history o(...)

Emmett Goulding, who has died aged 77, had a distinguished mountaineering career as the leading Irish rock climber and alpinist of the early 1960s and(...)

The Lake District in northern England is a good spot for a family get together in late autumn

I am helping to organise a family reunion for about 55 people who are travelling from Ireland, the UK and Australia. We want to hold it either in t(...)