Ireland

The Best Way to See The Cliffs of Moher

Easily one of the top destinations to visit in all of Ireland is the Cliffs of Moher. With over a 700-foot drop along the Wild Atlantic Way, this …

Brexit: Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar warns UK, 'All European countries will be small countries on the world stage'

The Irish prime minister has issued a veiled warning about Britain’s future outside the European Union – suggesting that the UK will be one of many …

Brexit

Derry Girls: finally, a realistic comedy about being a young woman in Northern Ireland

Teenage girls are often left out of literary and cultural representations of Northern Ireland. Children, in books and drama set during the Troubles, …

Mountain rescue team called to help drivers trapped on motorway

Motorists stuck in snow on M74 as severe winter weather hits Scotland and Northern Ireland<p>A mountain rescue team was called to help with motorists who were trapped on a motorway in wintry conditions.<p>Moffat mountain rescue team was asked to attend and check on drivers stuck in their vehicles on the …

Weather

Take Me Away: Castles and cuteness in North Wales

Wales boasts more castles per square mile than any other country on earth. More than 600, in just a small country. Why so many castles? Well, because of a big bad English king who wanted to let the Welsh know who was in charge.<p>That king was King Edward I, who, beginning in 1283, ordered his …

Four New Family Driving Adventures for 2018

Grab the rain-gear, bring your bikes, whistle for the family dog, invite some friends, put on your playlist and get going. Here are four new family …

News (Ireland)

Take a candlelight tour of The Catacombs beneath Old St Patrick's Cathedral

Looking for a unique first date? How about a dark descent into some Catacombs? “Into: live music, trying new things and foreboding stone reminders of …

Travel

The Cranberries' 'Linger': A Wistful '90s Gem That's Pure Irish Poetry

Monday (Jan. 15) in pubs across Ireland, the countrymen and women of Dolores O’Riordan, the Cranberries singer who died earlier that day at age 46, …

Dolores O'Riordan

Foodie guide to Devon

From a rustic café doing a piping-hot trade in pulled pork baps to the offshore restaurant dispensing local gin and scallops to kite surfers, this …

Restaurants

Poundland is opening these new Pep&Co fashion stores

Poundland has announced it is opening more than 150 new Pep&Co fashion outlets in the UK, Ireland and France over the next 12 months - including one …

Birmingham, UK

See an Entire Northern Ireland Village Crocheted Out of Wool

An incredible yarn from Cloughmills, County Antrim.<p>The Main Street of Cloughmills, Northern Ireland, is lined with neat, two-story houses that flank …

Culture

'It was cat stuff' - Kerry legend Mikey Sheehy 'embarrassed' by Kingdom support in Croke Park

But that hasn't stopped Kerry legend Mikey Sheehy expressing big disappointment with the level of Kingdom support for their All-Ireland semi-final …

News (Ireland)

Farmer who found Kerry baby on beach breaks silence

The farmer who found the body of Baby John on a beach in Caherciveen, Co Kerry has spoken about the horror of the discovery.Jack Griffin told <i>The</i> …

News (Ireland)

Gardaí looking for dashcam footage and witnesses to fatal M7 crash

Gardaí in Nenagh investigating a fatal road traffic collision on the M7 are appealing for witnesses.<p>Investigating Gardaí are appealing for anyone who …

News (Ireland)

Taoiseach reaffirms Ireland's commitment to membership of the EU in Strasbourg

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will reaffirm Ireland's commitment to membership of the EU in a special address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg today.

News (Ireland)

EU maintains offer to keep Britain in despite vote to leave

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday maintained the offer for Britain to remain in the EU even after both sides have entered …

Brexit

Best road trips for families including Star Wars sights in Ireland

The Wild Atlantic Way – Ireland<p>Despite its proximity and shared history, Ireland remains a misunderstood and neglected destination for most UK …

Europe

Traces of Medieval Castle Uncovered in Ireland

GALWAY, IRELAND—<i>The Irish Times</i> reports that limestone walls uncovered in Galway during the restoration of a fifteenth-century manor house may be …

Archaeology

GAA & Operation Transformation want to get us walking

The GAA and RTÉ Operation Transformation have come together for 'Ireland Lights Up' a campaign helping communities across the 32 counties to enjoy …

News (Ireland)

Man arrested following cannabis seizures in Dublin and Kildare

A man has been arrested by Gardaí investigating the discovery of cannabis grow houses in Dublin and Kildare.<p>Cannabis plants worth more than €1m were …

News (Ireland)

UK snow photos and videos: Stranded cars and leaping dogs

Heavy snow across Scotland and Northern Ireland and parts of England caused travel chaos overnight. Hundreds of drivers were forced to spend the …

Northern Ireland

Heavy snow hits parts of UK - with worse yet to come

The severe weather left the M74 motorway in Scotland at a standstill, with jack-knifed lorries stopping traffic in both directions.<p>The Moffat …

Weather

Snowy scenes from Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

Ministers to visit 35 countries in St Patrick's Day exodus

The St Patrick's Day exodus will see ministers travel to 35 countries in one of the largest overseas offensives ever - but Shane Ross is being left …

News (Ireland)

Listen: Kingsmill survivor Alan Black’s moving testimony was final straw that convinced Sinn Fein McElduff issue wasn’t going away

Maybe it was the raw and powerful words of Alan Black on RTE that was the final straw for Sinn Fein and Barry McElduff.<p>Kingsmill's sole survivor has …

News (Ireland)

Taoiseach warns law on 12-week abortions might fail in Oireachtas

Rights & Freedoms

Corporate & Media | Media Releases

The Board of the NMI has announced the appointment of Ms Lynn Scarff as Director<p><b>The Board of the National Museum of Ireland has announced the</b> …

Archaeology

Broughshane: Man dies after lorry collision

<b>A man in his 60s has died following a collision with a lorry in County Antrim.</b><p>It happened on Main Street in Broughshane shortly after 09:00 GMT on Tuesday.<p>Insp Peter Duncan said: "The road was closed for a number of hours following the collision but has since reopened."<p>Police have asked anyone who …

Northern Ireland

Revenue seize 26,000 litres of beer, 24,000 cigarettes and medicines suspected to be steroids

The largest seizure was made last Wednesday, January 10, at Rosslare where a truck containing 25,800 litres of beer was seized.<p>The cargo had a retail …

Dublin

Weather: cold and windy with frequent wintry showers

Cold and windy today with frequent wintry showers, particularly across the north and west with further accumulations of snow building up across …

Weather