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Bernadette Fallon: ‘I still look at the beauty of Ireland with all of the wonder that I discovered that day in the Botanic Gardens, and think how ironic it is that I was going blind before I saw it’

Would I like to spend a month travelling around Ireland and writing about it for a best-selling travel guide? Would I what! It was the dream job for a(...)

Sometimes at Christmas there’s nothing for it but to crack out a board game,  Photograph: istock

Once presents have been played with, the fight over the remote control has led to an impasse, and dinner has been doled out, there’s only one other ti(...)

The  Seabourn Quest at anchor in Killybegs, Co Donegal

There is a very, very large bouquet of flowers in the back of Elaine Quinn’s car, which is parked on the quayside at Killybegs in Co Donegal. She glan(...)

The Burren in Co Clare.

In the late Seamus Heaney’s poem Postscript, he beseeches the reader to take the time to drive out west to Co Clare’s Flaggy Shore where the Atlantic (...)

Forty per cent of respondents to a recent survey said they now feel pressure to take “more adventurous” holidays

Are you more interested in showing off or switching off on holidays? In a recent travel trends survey, almost half of the respondents (47 per cent) sa(...)

Benbulbin, Co Sligo: its level “summit” seems  to suggest a magical hidden space

Benbulbin in Sligo casts a little spell on all who come close. It is one of our most celebrated mountains, and a real stimulus for the imagination. It(...)

For a small nation, we've plenty to boast about

CONNACHT Galway Galway has always been a hub for visitors, notably including Christopher Columbus, who pitched up in 1477 and is thought to have atte(...)

Part of the beautiful Mullaghmore Loop in Co Sligo.

“Summer’s here!” said the first person we passed just outside picturesque Mullaghmore Harbour. And, of course, summer wasn’t “here”: it was mid-Januar(...)

Florian Wagner and Jürgen Schäffer riding on Clare Island

Hoofing it for 1,300km from Mizen to Malin has been more odyssey than pilgrimage for German photographer Florian Wagner and his merry team of horses (...)

Donegal town, in the south of the county, is a pretty market town that was once the stronghold of the O’Donnell clan. Their ancestral home, Donegal C(...)

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