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Last month, Fáilte Ireland awarded Belmullet a € 500,000 grant to help improve its tourist offering. Photograph: Eamon O Boyle

Belmullet in Co Mayo, which has seen an increase in the number of tourists since it was included on the Wild Atlantic Way, wants to become Ireland’s “(...)

Pat Crean, CEO of Marlet Property Group.  He sought to build a development of 14 mostly four-bedroom houses on the site of the former Highfield nursery in Rathgar. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Leading property developer Pat Crean has been refused planning permission for a small development of luxury homes in an upmarket Dublin suburb on a nu(...)

There were 81,000 visitors to Spike Island off the coast of Cobh in 2019, according to Cork County Council.

An exhibition outlining the role of Spike Island as a prison during the War of Independence has helped visitor numbers to the island attraction in Cor(...)

  Kilkenny’s Paul Murphy and Brian Hogan challenge Patrick Maher of Tipperary in the drawn All-Ireland final of 2014. Photograph: Dan Sheridan

Croke Park, September 7th 2014: Kilkenny 3-22 Tipperary 1-28 A couple of weeks after Kilkenny and Tipperary produced this epic to end all epics, I go(...)

Glenwood House in Lucan has   undergone exterior rendering

Works have begun to prevent any further dereliction of Glenwood House, the property in Lucan where Ana Kriégel was murdered. The O’Callaghan family,(...)

Under the changes, all chef grades are eligible for an employment permit. Photograph: iStock

Changes to the State’s work permit regime to address labour shortages will allow more chefs, nurses and construction workers from outside the European(...)

‘In my bicycling years, I once took a few weeks to trundle right around Ireland.’

The dark evenings of December mark out the island with quite different patterns of life. Between the cities the motorways are rivers of silvery, sear(...)

In December  1969, Jack Lynch officially opened the cable car which could carry six passengers on the 374m journey high above Dursey Sound

Neil Armstrong had just become the first man to walk on the moon, 500,000 hippies had gathered at Woodstock and, at the very tip of the Beara Peninsul(...)

Monday Results: Hewlett Packard. Indicators: Irish labour costs (Q3); UK distributive trades (Nov); German business climate, current conditions a(...)

Pedestrians walking over Ha’penny Bridge, the main access point to the touristic area of Temple Bar. Photograph: iStock

Dublin is drab, expensive and with very little to do for a city purporting to be a major tourism destination, according to readers of one of Britain’s(...)

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