The long term forecast is for the changeable showery conditions to continue into the middle of next week. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A slight improvement in the weather is in the offing for the weekend with temperatures set to increase – but the changeable, showery conditions are pr(...)

Ceannabhan Cottage in Derrigimlagh Clifden, Co Galway

There is a bit of a hooley going on in Clifden until this Sunday, June 16th. Not only are there regattas, exhibitions and documentaries, followed by a(...)

NEXT SATURDAY IS THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF JOHN ALCOCK AND ARTHUR WHITTEN BROWN’S NONSTOP BIPLANE CROSSING OF THE ATLANTIC OCEAN FROM CANADA TO CONN(...)

Alcock and Brown: The aircraft takes off for Clifden from Canada on June 14th, 1919. Photo by SPPL/Getty Images

If you ask Google to tell you who first flew non-stop across the Atlantic it will most likely throw up the name Charles A Lindbergh. But, as the poet(...)

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(...)

People do the oddest things. Having survived the horrors of the Great War, two British veterans decided to again defy death, this time on their(...)