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Thomas Mongan pleaded guilty to charges of robbery and assault on the evening of November 23rd, 2014.

A man used his girlfriend as part of a ‘honeytrap’ plot to lure and mug a 15-year-old boy, Letterkenny District Court has heard. Thomas Mongan (21), (...)

Three-year-old Rocco Ulrich in Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork city. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Compiled by Jennifer O’Connell, Damian Cullen, Sylvia Thompson, Leonie Corcoran, Lorna Siggins, Noel O’Reilly and Malachy Clerkin ANTRIM Carnfu(...)

It’s a ‘spate’ river, so it’s best to visit after (or even during) a downpour on a wild Atlantic day of south-westerly gales; the waterfall then can appear to ‘smoke’

Poetry and good descriptive prose can wonderfully enrich one’s perception of the natural beauty of a place – making it much more than just a visual ex(...)

Gardaí investigating an armed raid on a post office in south Kerry on Wednesday have arrested a woman for questioning. The arrest comes as gardaí co(...)

Nowadays the route across is well trodden but must always be treated with care.

It’s that time of year again. Daylight has lengthened to 16 hours and the thoughts of regular hill walkers turn to a twirl along the longer ridg(...)

Humpback whale off Cork. Photograph: Pádraig Whooley/IWDG

There is a vast array of everyday wonders around this island’s 7,800km rim. With the help of a group of coastal cognoscenti, here are 55 alternatives(...)

Beyond Lough Eighter, I traverse right and upwards to gain the western spur of Caher. Here, it is left for a thigh-burning ascent.

‘I’m told you write.” “I dabble.” “What about?” “Walking mostly” “Not exactly demanding of talent, then?” “I guess not.” “I’m a writer myself.” (...)

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