Derrynane GAA in South Kerry. Photograph: Mike Curran

Gazing across St Mary’s pitch in Cahersiveen, Brian O’Sullivan considers its history. The club was founded in 1929 but the history of Gaelic Games in (...)

Gannet birds pluck artificial material from the ocean to build their nests on the Little Skellig colony off the Co Kerry coast. Photograph: Vincent Hyland

There is no “localised solution” to the continuing build-up of plastic materials on one of the Skellig Islands, wildlife officials have said. The Na(...)

The Reeks District has launched its Big Five campaign, a collection of the biggest, best and most thrilling outdoor adventures the country has to offer

High five  Ireland’s Reeks District has launched its Big Five campaign, a collection of the biggest, best and most thrilling outdoor adventures (...)

The monastic settlement on Skellig Michael off the coast of Co Kerry

Skellig Michael will be open to visitors from this Friday, following prolonged closure during recent spells of poor weather, the Office for Public Wor(...)

Skellig Michael off the coast of Co Kerry. Photograph: Getty

The opening of Skellig Michael to visitors this year has been deferred due to recent bad weather and sea conditions off the southwest coast. It was (...)

The lighthouse at Fanad Head, Co Donegal, is one of the delights of the Wild Atlantic Way.

The 2,500km Wild Atlantic Way is not just Ireland’s first long distance touring route, it is one of the world’s most magnificent coastal adventures – (...)

The popularity of the site has increased since it appeared in the Star Wars film series.

The number of visitors landing on the Unesco World Heritage site of Skellig Michael off the coast of Kerry is one and a half times what is considered (...)

O’Donnabháin’s, Kenmare, Co Kerry: locally-sourced food makes for a  crowd-pleasing menu

Ireland experienced something of an epidemic of magnolia-lacquered hotel development in the era post-economic apocalypse, with hallmark features like (...)

CGI image of seven egg-shaped pods planned for north Wexford coastal site. Close-up of single unit in foreground.  Image: Fergus Flanagan Architects

Docklands entrepreneur and property developer Harry Crosbie is seeking planning permission for a scheme of seven ovoid pods, to provide a retreat for (...)

Archaeologists work with Dr Clíodhna Ní Lionáin at the passage tomb site at Dowth Hall, Co Meath. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Polynesia’s Easter Island, Wiltshire’s Stonehenge and southern Peru’s Nazca desert lines crop up regularly in the “top 10” world’s greatest “archaeolo(...)

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