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Frances Street in Kilrush, Co Clare. Photograph: Eamon Ward

In a series of articles, The Irish Times explores five challenges facing rural Ireland – diversity and migration; poverty; rapid growth; post-recessio(...)

Clare Island Lighthouse.

Mayo has long been a favoured destination for lovers of the great outdoors. It’s also a firm favourite for those who love great hotels. Put them toget(...)

Allergan: together with Abbvie, it  employs more than 2,300 people in Ireland.

Abbvie’s $63 billion approach for Allergan is just the latest episode in what can be a generally bewildering cycle of making and remaking of businesse(...)

The new market for Botox  is a boost for Allergan’s plant in Westport, Co Mayo, which is responsible for the manufacture of worldwide supplies of Botox. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Botox-maker Allergan has secured regulatory approval to use the drug for the treatment of children suffering from spasticity of their upper limbs. Th(...)

A death notice for Valerie French Kilroy said she was ‘loved and missed by her heartbroken family’

It is a time of “immense trauma” for family and friends of Valerie French Kilroy whose body was found at her home in Co Mayo last Friday, the Church o(...)

Valerie Kilroy (41) was killed at her home at Kilbree Lower, Co Mayo

The body of a mother of three who died violently at her rural family home in Co Mayo was discovered by gardaí after they were alerted to a man running(...)

Tiller + Grain, 23 Frederick Street South, Dublin 2. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

We’ve marked this year’s newcomers and used a € to flag everywhere that serves a main course for less than €15 Tiller + Grain € NEW 23 Sout(...)

The historic Westport House hotel.

Summer time and the living is easy, and easier still if you can raid the piggy bank and head off for some well earned rest and relaxation. If you’ve (...)

Barges and boats at the weir on the Shannon at Athlone, circa 1895. Photograph: National Library of Ireland/Flickr commons

First, a hat was found floating in the Shannon. The other clue taken from the water near the saw mills in Athlone was a pocketbook. The name inscribed(...)

Temperatures will hit highs of 22 degrees on Friday and 23 degrees on Saturday.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A glorious Easter bank holiday weekend is in store across the country with highs of 23 degrees and warm spells everywhere. The good weather has alrea(...)

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