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‘I could never find the words to describe such a feeling for the island, and how love and desperation would have shaped it’

“I won’t stay another winter here but will always go out to see it in the summer because I cannot forget the beauty of it.” Those words spoken by a f(...)

Tayto Park, Co Meath

This summer, The Irish Times will offer tips, advice and information for parents on how to help their children thrive during the holid(...)

 Richard Colwell and John Murphy’s Outrajeous from Howth Yacht Club competing at the O’Leary Insurance Group Sovereign’s Cup 2021. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

In a result that proved critical to Saturday’s final overall result, Richard Colwell on Outrajeous suffered a dislocated shoulder as his crew sailed o(...)

The network redesign involves scrapping the current numbering system for all buses. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The first services of the redesigned bus network for Dublin will begin operating from Howth and Malahide on Sunday. The network redesign is part of t(...)

Dublin Fire Brigade units on Carrickbrack Road in Howth, Dublin, dealing with a nearby gorse fire on Tuesday night.  Photograph: Mark Hilliard

Dublin Fire Brigade has dealt with two large fires on Tuesday night, one in Howth, north county Dublin, and one on Donore Avenue in the city centre. (...)

A remarkable photograph of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales viewed from Ireland, taken by photographer Niall O’Carroll on January 12th last using a Panasonic DMZ-TZ 100 camera from the Ben of Howth.
Seeing beyond the horizon

From a hilltop, the horizon lies below the horizontal level at an angle called the “dip”. Around 1020 AD, the brilliant Persian scholar al-Biruni use(...)

Parklets in Cork incorporate pollinator-friendly planting and must be available for public use

As communities, business owners and restaurateurs navigate our “outdoor summer”, local authorities have repurposed road space not just by pedestrianis(...)

The motion, advanced by Green Party Cllr Ian Carey, notes a ‘lack of progress on resolving the issue’ which was first raised last year.

Elected officials are to consider a proposal to restructure local funding that would see money taken away from some of the most affluent suburbs of no(...)

Documentary maker and writer Gráinne Lyons, at Aughris Head in Co Sligo. Photograph: James Connolly

Two weeks past midsummer in June 2019, I stood on a cliff edge at the tip of Cape Clear Island, the Fastnet lighthouse a hazy silhouette against the h(...)

The boy is being treated at Beaumont Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A 16-year-old boy has been hospitalised following an assault involving a group of youths at Howth pier, north Dublin, on Monday. The teenager was inj(...)

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