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Cyclists on the Waterford Greenway, the longest off-road walking and cycling experience in Ireland. File photograph: John Foley

A walking and cycling route stretching from Dublin to Galway is hoped to form the centrepiece of the Government’s National Greenway Strategy. Ministe(...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton and Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy make their way back from Derrynane beach in Kerry following a Cabinet meeting in Derrynane House. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Closeted in a snug-fitting room for nearly six hours on a very hot day with no break for lunch, incessant talking and a sun-drenched beach winking at (...)

An Orange Order parade passes the Hands Across the Divide statue in Derry. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Parades to commemorate the 228th anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne concluded peacefully throughout Northern Ireland on Thursday evening following(...)

A group heading for Dalkey Island at Coliemore Harbour last weekend.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The number of tourists visiting Ireland for the first five months of this year increased by 7.6 per cent on the same period last year , according to t(...)

 Local sourcing, innovation and value are the cornerstones of a new scheme designed to improve food in Irish pubs.  Photograph: Emma Jervis

Fáilte Ireland and the Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI) are joining forces to improve the range and quality of food on sale in Irish pubs. The “Gr(...)

Helen McEntee, Eamon Mallie, Noel Murphy, Leo Varadkar, Katherine Zappone and Declan McGrath pose in front of Murphy’s portrait of all the women members of the Oireachtas.

Straight after Taoiseach’s Questions on Tuesday, Leo Varadkar rushed from the Dáil chamber and down the main staircase for a photocall in front of one(...)

Posters advocating a No vote were prominently displayed in Kilgarvan village, leaving locals in no doubt where the two Healy-Rae TDs stood on the contentious issue. File photograph: Dáil Éireann TV

The sense of surprise was palpable when it became clear that not even the mighty Healy-Rae machine could halt the abortion Yes juggernaut in the famil(...)

 FAI President Tony Fitzgerald, Martin O’Neill, FAI CEO John Delaney and Republic of Ireland Women’s head coach Colin Bell  at the 2018 Football Association of Ireland’s Festival of Football and AGM Launch at Vertigo, County Hall, Co Cork. Photograph:  Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

The Government’s new €50 million fund for major sports infrastructure projects is set to provide the money required to proceed with the redevelopment(...)

John Treacy, CEO of Sport Ireland, at the publication of the 2017 Irish Sports Monitor at the Royal College of Physicians, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ireland has for years considered itself a sporting-mad nation, yet a surprise in the latest Irish Sports Monitor report is that rugby does not registe(...)

Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae said having a bus  service once a month did not amount to it being  a bus route. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Leas Cheann Comhairle Pat ‘Cope’ Gallagher threatened to suspend Dáil proceedings on Wednesday during a heated row between two Kerry TDs on the pilot (...)

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