The Céide Fields, the “oldest enclosed landscape in Europe”, may actually date from the later Bronze or Iron Age, rather than from the late Stone Age.

North Mayo’s Céide Fields may be 2,500 years younger than previously thought, according to new research by an NUI Galway archaeologist. The complex o(...)

Hector Ó hEochagáin at the launch of TG4’s autumn schedule in August at the Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin. Photograph: 1Image/Bryan Brophy

A television station conceived on a Galway hooker, during a 700-mile sea journey to and from the Faroe Islands, marked its 20th birthday in Galway on (...)

Fr Eoghan Haughey, pictured at the funeral in 2006 of his brother former taoiseach Charles J Haughey. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The death has taken place of Fr Eoghan Haughey, the young brother of the late taoiseach and Fianna Fáíl leader Charles J Haughey. Fr Haughey was a m(...)

It’s not the Kerry way to accept All-Ireland football semi-final defeat, however honourable, with a sense of relief . . . Watch them rise as one against this one. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Listen. That’s the rustle of leaves falling across the Kingdom as if to make it clear that autumn and winter are coming early to the cradle of Gaelic (...)

Happier times: Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey, Olympic silver medal winner Annalise Murphy, and Minister for Sport Shane Ross last Tuesday. The following morning Hickey was arrested by Brazilian police.

Not long after the sailors had returned to the beach at Gloria marina, a celebratory photograph was taken that would, by the following morning, seem (...)

1 Grace O’Malley (1530-1603) The Abbey, Clare Island, Co Mayo Pirate queen and warrior princess, clan chieftain and matriarch, Grace O’Malley had (...)

The rare Arctic bowhead whale normally frequents far cooler waters below polar ice

An Arctic bowhead whale has been recorded for the first time in Irish waters, some 2,000 miles south of its natural habitat. The rare marine mammal, (...)

A design by Tado studio, inspired by London

1 “It’s pronounced jif, not gif” So say Pamela Reed and Matthew Rader, although they don’t explain why. The graphics interchange format was cr(...)

Do you know what idealism is worth? According to the people of Dublin Bay South, it’s worth exactly 127 votes.

The old man goes, “This is not the end of New Republic!” except he says it without any real conviction, like one of those boy bands who’ve just been v(...)

Newly elected Independent TD Catherine Connolly, a committed cyclist, leaving the Galway West count centre last weekend. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

When Máire Geoghegan-Quinn became the first woman to hold a Cabinet post since 1922, this newspaper recorded that the “tiresome comparisons with Count(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »