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The Downs, Ballycuggaran, Ogonnoloe, Killaloe, Co Clare

A thousand years ago the village of Killaloe in Co Clare was considered the capital of Ireland. It is the birthplace of the Munster warlord Bria(...)

Gardaí have received reports of the woman being involved in an altercation with a male on Railway Street before the assault. File photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

A 37-year old-homeless woman is in a serious condition in hospital after being found unconscious on a street in Cork city following an assault. Gard(...)

A fallow deer in the park. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

In Ireland’s largest urban park – currently buzzing with wildlife – biodiversity expert Leif Murray explains why the birds seem to be singing loude(...)

Around 5,000 people visit the Guinness Storehouse every day. The Storehouse opened in 2000, as a way of delivering Guinness-related facts and branding(...)

The Roster of the 1885 Chicago White Stockings (known today as the Chicago Cubs) Top Row: George Gore, Silver Flint, Cap Anson, Jim McCormick, Mike ‘King’ Kelly, Fred Pfeffer; Bottom Row: Jimmy Ryan, Ned Williamson, Abner Dalrymple, Tom Burns, Jim Clarkson, Billy Sunday. Photograph: Wikimedia Commons

One of sport’s most renowned rivalries was on display for the first time on this side of the Atlantic last weekend, as the Boston Red Sox and New York(...)

Brian, Johnny and Leo: “Fock England!”

There are landmork moments in the lives of your children that you will remember forever. The day they sit the Leaving Cert. The day they get married. (...)

Photographs from a wanted poster issued for IRA man Dan Breen

Soloheadbeg is not much of a place, though most Irish people have been close enough to it at some stage; it is about a mile from Limerick Junction. I(...)

 Kenny Rumball skippering the J109 Jedi at the start of June’s Round Ireland Race. The recovery of a man overboard from the yacht at night during the 700-mile race led to a Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) Seamanship Trophy. Photo: David O’Brien

Key Irish sailing events are reporting buoyant entries for 2019 with early take-up at Ireland’s biggest regatta up as much as 70 per cent for July’s b(...)

O’Donnabháin’s, Kenmare, Co Kerry: locally-sourced food makes for a  crowd-pleasing menu

Ireland experienced something of an epidemic of magnolia-lacquered hotel development in the era post-economic apocalypse, with hallmark features like (...)

The Swiss Cottage outside Cahir, Co Tipperary, is a fairy-book cottage orné with a curving thatched roof, ideal for a family excursion.

Ireland is fortunate to have so many architectural remains of our ancestors surviving still in the landscape, stretching right back to when we first s(...)

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