Ben Bulben

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New deeper shades from Colourtrend.

Green is good For living rooms, while grey remains the default choice, accents of green are being introduced as a great way to add a sense of drama. (...)

A large No sign appeared on Dublin’s Montpellier Hill on Tuesday afternoon.

A very large No sign erected on Dublin’s Montpellier Hill by a group campaigning against the repeal of the Eighth Amendment on Tuesday has been remove(...)

Brothers Fergal and Kevin Quinn, co founders of Hen and Stag Sligo: the business brings €4 million to the town, says Bloomberg. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Even as they were polishing the boardroom table in Sligo’s Institute of Technology in preparation for today’s much anticipated Cabinet meeting, news b(...)

Castle Island, Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle, Co Roscommon. The park offers great walking trails and lots of activities for older children

Good with small children   Burren National Park, Co Clare The orange and green routes make for nice easy walks through woodland and wildflower-(...)

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(...)

Leonard Cohen, the influential singer-songwriter, at the Mayflower Hotel by Central Park in New York  2001. Photograph: Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times

President Michael D Higgins was among those to pay tribute to musician Leonard Cohen whose “lasting legacy and his work will continue to inspire curre(...)

Mannie McGowan with Ian Cragg – McGowan’s father, Tully, rescued Ian’s father, Derek, off a raft that had been swept into a sea cave at Bellachreesh on Arranmore Island in 1945

On the rocky beach at Bellachreesh on Arranmore Island, Ian Cragg stirs at something with the toe of his boot. It’s a broken old high-heeled leather s(...)

Map: OS Discovery series sheet no 16. Start/finish: Trawgar, 3km NW of Grange village and N15. Time: 7km, about two hours (including stops), vi(...)

Emergence of new documents have  cast doubt over whether the  remains of Poet WB Yeats are buried in Co Sligo. Photograph: Getty

Students arriving for the Yeats International Summer School in Sligo this weekend will continue to visit the poet’s grave in Drumcliffe, according to (...)

His deep heart’s core

‘A young man, wandering about the slopes of Ben Bulben and Knocknarea, or gazing across the silver waters of Lough Gill from Dooney Rock to Hazelwood,(...)

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