Louise Fitzpatrick (blue); Orla Foster (orange); Dawn Bishop (wig); Linda Foster (yellow); and Alex Davies

“This is the first royal wedding I’d ever have felt okay waving a Tricolour at,” says Linda Foster from Cavan, from her spot halfway along the Long Wa(...)

Claudine Acheson and family in Perth, Australia

Last week Irish Times Abroad asked Irish parents who have had their babies abroad to share their experiences. The response was immediate and sustained(...)

Some of the larger boats on the Shannon cost upwards of €2,000 to hire weekly in high season. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

If the Wild Atlantic Way has revitalised parts of the northwest and the east coast hopes to emulate that success with Ireland’s Ancient East, what abo(...)