Surfers were having to act as impromptu lifeguards at Lahinch over the weekend, the Seanad was told. File photograph: Getty

A group of surfers acting in a voluntary capacity saved more than 40 lives at Lahinch beach in Co Clare when no lifeguards were on duty, it has been c(...)

Clare County Coroner, Isobel O’Dea said it would be insufficient to bring in anything other than an open verdict in the case. File  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The skeletal remains of a 39-year old man were discovered at a derelict house in Ennis 16 months after he disappeared from his home in England, an inq(...)

Vicki McGrath at Harry’s Hole, Marble Hill, Co Donegal.

One thing this island does not lack is great swimming spots. Mary MCCarthy has picked some of the VERY best LOCATIONS FOR A DIP – in the sea, (...)

Cappeen Ringfort in  Co Cork. Photograph: National
Monuments Service

As our faith in fairies has receded in recent years, the fate of Ireland’s estimated 32,000 remaining ringforts has become increasingly perilous. Many(...)

Paula and Freya Crotty, who recently moved back to Kilkee from Limerick, out for a walk on the beach. Photograph: Eamon Ward

The Industrial Revolution drove people into cities and now the “remote working revolution” is bringing people back into Clare’s towns and villages, sa(...)

Donald Trump’s Doonbeg resort accessed assistance from the pandemic temporary wage subsidy scheme

The visit by US president Donald Trump last year to his luxury Co Clare golf resort contributed to revenues increasing to €11.99 million for 2019. Ne(...)

Robert Mockler.

“Sometimes people think you don’t make sense when you’re talking, but sometimes, when I’m speaking to people without DLD, they don’t make any sense to(...)

Pat McDonagh’s recently-completed Portlaoise plaza in Co Laois

Supermac’s owner Pat McDonagh is planning on expanding his plaza fuel group with an application for planning permission to build his eighth premises a(...)

The 19th-century shop buildings at Blake’s Corner, Ennistymon, Co Clare

Public consultations close on Friday on Clare County Council’s latest plan to deal with long-running traffic congestion in Ennistymon by building a ne(...)

The council hopes the cliffs ticketing system will be in place for next March. File photograph: Getty

Clare County Council is to spend an estimated €800,000 on an integrated ticketing system for the country’s most popular natural attraction, the Cliffs(...)

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