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Marian Roarty, presiding officer, and Garda Eamonn McGinley after arriving by helicopter on Tory Island, off   Donegal, with a ballot box. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Turnout has been low and slow during the day on 12 west coast islands where voting in the presidential election and blasphemy referendum has been taki(...)

Carrying the ballot box for Gola Island, off the west coast of Donegal, to the polling station on the island to commence the voting on the Islands in the 2016 general election. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Twelve offshore islands on the west and north-west coasts begin voting in the referendum on the Eighth Amendment on Thursday. A total of 2,151 people(...)

Big Tom: people queue to pay their respects at Oram Gaelic Football Club. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

In the village of Oram, 5km north of Castleblayney, Tom McBride’s people encircle him to say farewell to a king. They welcome all comers, thousands of(...)

File photograph: One man was rescued from the rocky area and brought to safety

A man was rescued from a fishing vessel off the coast of Gweedore in Co Donegal on Sunday morning after his boat ran aground on some rocks. Rescue wo(...)

Michael, Jim and James Gallagher at home in Burtonport, Co Donegal. The Gallaghers helped to rescue 13 people, mainly young children, off Roaninish in August 1956.

No VHF radio. No mobile phones. No blue-light convoy at the head of the quay. Donegal fishermen Michael and James Gallagher remember the relative sile(...)

A 1989 photograph of the Fastnet Rock lighthouse during the Fastnet race. Photograph: Peter Thursfield/The Irish Times

Ireland’s lighthouse authority has moved to quell concern over the future of Fastnet Rock light off west Cork by arranging a public meeting early next(...)

 Valerie Donovan with her son Matthew (left) and Caroline Kinsella with son Sam McLeod (11 months) at the Julianstown Autism Support Group in  Meath. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth, or so the saying goes, and researchers have continuously found evidence of the heal(...)

The ‘Hospitality Hero’ award went to  James and Beryl Kearney and Gary O’Hanlon of Viewmount House in Longford.

Following on from the Michelin awards on Monday, the great and good of Ireland’s food and drink world gathered in Dublin on Tuesday morning for Georgi(...)

A body has been found off Malin Beg by a search helicopter and taken from the water by an RNLI Bundoran lifeboat. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Two men have died following a boating incident off the coast of Co Donegal. The bodies of the men, believed to be a father and son, were recovered o(...)

Sam McGowan and her partner Jamie Walker found their Arranmore home on eBay

An English family has upped sticks and moved from their home outside London to an island off Donegal after purchasing their new house on eBay. Sam Mc(...)

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