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John Moriarty’s stomping ground: Gleann na gCappel, the Horses’ Glen, in the Mangerton massif, Co Kerry.

The emphasis on staycationing this summer has given people an opportunity to rediscover Ireland anew. Intellectually curious holidaymakers who might o(...)

 You are likely already burning biofuel in your car. All unleaded petrol on sale in Ireland conforms to the EU’s current E5 regulation. File photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty Images

It’s 41,543sq km. That’s the land area of The Netherlands. It’s also the amount of forest lost around the world in 10 years of biofuel production. Tha(...)

An aerial view of Naas Enterprise Park. The 125-acre scheme is the main asset in the Core Industrial portfolio.

Just three years after it pulled back from an initial public offering on account of “prevailing market conditions”, Core Industrial may well have gott(...)

Palm Skerrett: Her tastes were universal, but her inspiration was rooted in Ireland. Her landscapes of the west of Ireland and her detailed drawings of local characters in Connemara are particularly accomplished.

Palm Skerrett, the well-known artist and art teacher, passed away on November 19th, 2020, aged 84. Born in Dublin on April 5th, 1936, she was drawn t(...)

“We realise that Holy Week is an expression of the dilemma of the pain and anguish that is part of the human condition and our journey through life. But there is more to it than that.” Photograph: Getty Images

Tomorrow is Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion, the first day of Holy Week. It’s a week of reminders and sorrows, all part of the lead up to the crucif(...)

With Catholic priests unable to mark people’s foreheads with ashes this Wednesday to mark the beginning of Lent due to Covid-19 restrictions, one diocese is offering advice on how to do so at home. File photograph: iStock.

With Catholic priests unable to mark people’s foreheads with ashes this Wednesday to mark the beginning of Lent due to Covid-19 restrictions, one dioc(...)

The two newly arrived black and white ruffed lemurs. Photograph: Fota Wildlife Park

Two critically endangered lemurs have been born at Fota Wildlife Park in Co Cork. There are fewer than 250 black and white ruffed lemurs found in the(...)

Spring time in Japan with cherry blossoms in full bloom.

You have to feel for the Japanese Olympics Committee. However successfully or otherwise they battle coronavirus this summer, there’s still the variabl(...)

Sam Kendrick at home in Kilmore, Co Wexford.

An Irish veteran of the second World War who fought at the Battle of Arnhem has been honoured by the Dutch government for his part of the Liberation o(...)

Above, Fr Paddy Stanley saying Mass in St Brendan’s Church, Coolock. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The leaders of Ireland’s main churches have invited people to take part in prayers throughout the island on Palm Sunday, 3pm-4pm. They have also paid (...)

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