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Sheen Falls, Kerry: one of the country’s most prestigious hotels

Sheen Falls Lodge has been named the number three Top Resort Hotel in UK & Ireland by Travel + Leisure readers in its 2017 World’s Best Awards. Th(...)

Titanic Belfast: The attraction, implausibly named this week as the best in Europe, sits in a semi-abandoned shipyard, which in turn sits within the huge Harbour Estate. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

I hope the American tourist who stopped me in an industrial estate last Saturday found her way to Titanic Belfast. The ship-shaped and steel-clad visi(...)

Wreaths are thrown overboard during the commemoration that took place in Belfast on HMS Caroline on the centenary of the Battle of Jutland:  some 350 Irish sailors were lost  in that terrible event which remains the biggest clash between battleships in history. Photograph:  Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Irish sailors killed in the first World War were remembered on Tuesday in conditions quite unlike those they experienced at sea in those tumultuous ye(...)

 The HMS ‘Caroline’ is the last remaining vessel from the 1916 Battle of Jutland. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye

HMS Caroline was very fortunate to survive the Battle of Jutland. Five hours into the largest naval battle in history to that date – which took place(...)

HMS ‘Caroline’: specialist workers from Britain, Ireland and Poland are working hard to ensure it is ready for unveiling on May 31st. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan/Photopress Belfast

HMS Indefatigable exploded after it was hit several times in the opening minutes of the Battle of Jutland in late May 1916, hurling pieces of the bat(...)

British ships in the Battle of Jutland on May 31st,   1916.  Photograph: Express/Getty Images

Relatives of those Irishmen who served at sea during the first World War have been invited to share their stories in advance of the centenary of the B(...)