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Climb with Charlie: Barry McGuigan, Ryan Tubridy and Charlie Bird on the summit of Croagh Patrick. Photograph: Conor McKeown

The Celtic gods of Lugh and Danú may have been confused by Charlie’s carnival caravan as it wound its way up Croagh Patrick in resplendent sunshine on(...)

Charlie Bird reaches the top of Croagh Patrick with his wife Claire Mould and supporters. Photograph:  Conor McKeown

Charlie Bird and his supporters reached the summit of Croagh Patrick in Co Mayo on Saturday afternoon in an effort to raise funds for the Ir(...)

Mayo has a variety of attractions across the entire county to suit almost anyone.

For its size and position smack in the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way, Mayo gets relatively few visitors. Which means there are plenty of opportunitie(...)

Mayoman  Sheamus Heneghan: Nursing home staff played his  own CD, Caught in the Surf: Sheamus Heneghan and Family, as he slipped away.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

Writer Tom Coyne made 103 room reservations and over 40 tee times. By the end of the trip he had hit 4,531 shots, lost 129 balls and visited 196 pubs. Photograph: Inpho

At first it was a crazy idea. A trip from the United States to Ireland to play every links course on the island - with a few parkland along the way - (...)

- Michelle Mulcahy, Stephen Rea, Aoife Scott and Louise Mulcahy, some of the Artists involved in TradFest2020. Photograph: Alan Betson

Actor Stephen Rea has said the unification of Ireland is “inevitable” and that conversations about its constitutional future will continue . “There a(...)

Catherine (Cady) Coleman with fans at Dublin’s IMAX theatre on Thursday. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

As a space-mad child, Catherine (Cady) Coleman missed the moon landings in 1969. She was eight going on nine and staying at her grandparents house in (...)

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There she was ahead of me on Main Street, Ballaghaderreen. A neighbour. It was during a fleadh many moons ago. I would surprise her. I sneaked up from(...)

Along with ‘The Reek’, Westport offers a large range of outdoor activities. Photograph: Brian Cregan

For many years, Westport as a destination appeared to play second fiddle to its nearby relative, the rugged, enchanting Connemara. But that was then, (...)

Bram Stoker Festival: the Dublin event runs from Friday until Monday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall

The final bank-holiday weekend before we give up the ghost for the year has, happily, plenty of ghostcentric events – and a whole lot more besides, ri(...)

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