Omey Island

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US president Joe Biden, standing alongside his wife Jill Biden, takes the oath of office. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

When Joe Biden named his fellow Irish American Marty Walsh as Secretary of Labor, he joked that the only downside of the appointment was that Walsh’s (...)

A short holiday at home is the perfect way to spend the last days of summer. Photograph: iStock
Have an August adventure

There’s nothing as depressing for kids as trying on new school uniforms in summer, so how about schools of a different kind? A boat trip from Dolphinw(...)

John McKnight (centre)  for Armagh in the 1953 All-Ireland senior football final against Kerry in Croke Park

John McKnight, who has died at the age of 84, was a distinguished solicitor who acted for the GAA for many years and was also a celebrated Armagh foot(...)

Go Walk: Omey Island, Co Galway
  • Travel
  • January 10, 2015, 15:00

For years, Omey Island seemed a near-mythical place to me. Despite exploring much of the Connemara coast I had never been to this tidal island, whi(...)