Tim Robinson

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Choreographer Liz Roche: among those admitted to Aosdána’s circle of 250 artists due to vacancies arising in the last year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Author Kevin Barry, film-maker Pat Collins, architect Valerie Mulvin and painter Mairead O’hEocha are among new members elected to artists’ associatio(...)

Irish State can raise billions of euro in the bond market. Photograph:  Yann Schreiber/ AFP/Getty Images

The Irish summer is hard to love. Walking towards the Twelve Bens, above Roundstone village on the bog road, beaten by torrential rain coming at you s(...)

Shop owner Joan King and her daughter Lisa King, chairwoman of the Connemara Chamber of Commerce. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Bunowen pier is one of the Earth’s more beautiful final stops; the last on the road from Ballyconneely, with a backdrop of Connemara’s pastels of wild(...)

Inside Monaco: Playground of the Rich – Princess Camilla, a super lady and so supersmart and intelligent

My fellow Irish citizens! I’ve been tipped off about this place that’s filled with jewels and sports cars and red-faced men in sports coats and it doe(...)

A Connemara bog. Illustration: Michael Viney

To stand with Tim Robinson on the peak of Roundstone Hill in Connemara, a sharp sun glinting on the lakes of the bog below, was to share his vision “a(...)

Author Tim Robinson  near his home in Roundstone, Connemara, Co Galway. Photograph: Brian Farrell

The acclaimed Connemara-based author, artist and cartographer Tim Robinson has died in London from coronavirus at the age of 85. Mr Robinson, who was(...)

The innocence of early writing about Irish nature gave way to centuries of dramatic change, from druidic worship of the ancient forest to modern, ecological passion and alarm. Picture: Michael Viney

For the cock blackbird that visits my windowsill, with a sharp glance past my computer, our leafy acre offers shelter on a windswept, tightly nibbled (...)

Conor Kenny, of Kennys Bookshop in Galway, is clearing out his warehouse, and 100 lots will feature in the Mitchell’s sale.

With auction season getting into full swing after the summer lull, some interesting items are featured in the Autumn Antiques and Collectors Sale at t(...)

Referee Tim Robinson sends off  Fulham’s Harry Arter (far left) during the  Sky Bet Championship match at the Cardiff City Stadium. Photograph:  David Davies/PA Wire

Cardiff 1 Fulham 1 Harry Arter was sent off on his Cardiff return as 10-man Fulham held on for a 1-1 draw in the Welsh capital. A slow-burner of a C(...)

Stoat on dry stone wall. Illustration: Michael Viney

Once, in what proved to be a rite of passage, I followed writer and cartographer Tim Robinson as he led a tortuous way across the field walls on Aran (...)

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