Tommy Tubridy and Brendan Walsh flying the flag for Trump in Doonbeg, Co Clare. Photograph: Eamon Ward

Doonbeg is ready to accept the result of the US election and a peaceful transition to Ballina, Co Mayo as Ireland’s most connected place to the W(...)

Previous Fianna Fáil poll topper in Clare, Timmy Dooley loses seat.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The Sinn Féin performance that blew across the country claimed two high profile electoral casualties in Clare. Former Fine Gael junior minister, Pat (...)

Mike Mahony and Marion Casey make the most of the sunshine between the showers on O’Connell Square in Ennis at the Fleadh. Photograph: Eamon Ward

Ennis has responded to a four-decade gap in hosting Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann by delivering “a phenomenal” event. That is according to John O’Conno(...)

The rail line at Ballycar, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co Clare, on the Limerick to Ennis route following flooding last winter. Photograph: Brian Arthur/Press 22

A 25-mile stretch of railway track closed since last winter’s flooding will reopen this week, but there is little jubilation among locals who believe (...)