Glen River

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Huge gorse fire spreading across the Mourne Mountains in Co Down. Photograph: Patrick Corrigan/PA Wire

An operation to put out one of the largest gorse fires in recent years in Northern Ireland is continuing into a third day. Firefighters hav(...)

The office of Independent TD Thomas Pringle in Killybegs, Co Donegal. Photograph: Thomas Pringle/Facebook

Killybegs in Co Donegal has been hit by flooding after heavy overnight rain and high tides. A number of premises including local Independent TD Thom(...)

Occasional tantalising vistas open over the patchwork quilt of Ireland’s central lowlands

In past times, it seems, people rarely ventured into the Slieve Bloom Mountains. No heroic myths or tales of epic battles emanate from here. No great (...)

Mount Melleray Abbey, Co Waterford: Cistercian monks comforted many troubled souls who journeyed here seeking consolation  before counselling and therapy gained precedence

It’s a journey that invariably fills the walker with pulse-raising anticipation. The evocative traverse along lonesome Baylough in the Vee gap of the (...)

My offering this week comes from the place Percy French surely had in mind when he wrote “where the dark Mournes sweep down to the sea”. Great mist-to(...)