Malin Head

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Documentary maker and writer Gráinne Lyons, at Aughris Head in Co Sligo. Photograph: James Connolly

Two weeks past midsummer in June 2019, I stood on a cliff edge at the tip of Cape Clear Island, the Fastnet lighthouse a hazy silhouette against the h(...)

Damien McCallig said he photographed the submarine passing 20 miles northwest of Malin Head on Thursday morning. Photograph: Damien McCallig/Twitter

A British nuclear armed submarine spotted off the coast of Co Donegal was operating within maritime regulations, the Defence Forces has said. Damien (...)

Bernard and Megan Callaghan at Dublin airport. Photograph: Patsy McGarry

It was oh, so quiet at Dublin airport on Sunday morning, as the rain lashed, the wind blew, and the 5am flight from Boston landed early at 4.41 am. A(...)

A cyclist in  Dublin’s Phoenix Park as the sun sets last month. The season’s highest temperature was recorded at the Phoenix Park on September 14th at 24.7 degrees. File photograph: Alan Betson

Up to 16 weather stations had their warmest autumn in the last five years, according to Met Éireann’s provisional weather summary for the season. Tem(...)

The men’s boat foundered near Malin Head, Co Donegal, after its engine cut out and waves washed over its stern. Photograph: Getty Images

Two men who died after their fishing boat capsized near Malin Head in July 2018 were in the water for five hours before emergency services arrived, “i(...)

Henry O’Donnell aims to complete his swim in a year. Photograph: iStock

A Donegal swimmer who is aiming to become the first to circumnavigate Ireland has paid tribute to the support of local people as he arrived in Co Down(...)

Three weather warnings – for wind, gales and rough sea conditions – have been issued by Met Éireann. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Three weather warnings – for wind, gales and rough sea conditions – have been issued by Met Éireann for Wednesday night and Thursday, heralding the en(...)

Henry O’Donnell at Carrickfinn beach, Donegal for the start of Finswim 2020. Photograph: Rory O’Donnell

Just after lunchtime on Thursday, 56-year-old Henry O’Donnell pulled on his fins and walked into the sea at Carrickfin beach in Co Donegal in the hope(...)

The Healy Pass in Cork/Kerry

With Covid-19 forcing most people to consider a staycation, The Irish Times offers a guide to some of the greatest drives in Ireland, first explored b(...)

‘All these people  on social media talking about  the Blasket Islands or  the Aillwee Cave . . ?’ ‘Yes, they’re all in Quinta do Lago’

“I say let’s drive the entire thing,” Sorcha goes, “from Malin Head to Mizen Head. Ross, are you even listening to me?” I’m not, by the way? Me and t(...)

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