Thu, 04 Jun, 2020
There is something obsessive about wanting to go to such an island as Potato Island. Why would anyone want to go there? Then why would anyone not want to go there?
Sun, 02 Feb, 2020
As an introduction to our islands, this heritage week programme has a selection of lovely islands and a wide range of activities to entice you.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
Fota Arboretum and Garinish Island are among the dozens of Irish gardens and parks that have been recognised with International Green Flags.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
Glengarriff will reverberate to the melody of the uilleann pipes for four days this week as the whole town becomes a trad music venue for the annual Jim Dowling Uilleann Pipes and Trad Festival.
Mon, 18 Jun, 2018
Carrickfern’s high-flying owners are selling up and heading home to Canada, hoping to take with them happy memories of times spent at their West Cork home, bought only a few years ago, reports Tommy Barker
Sat, 24 Feb, 2018
DON’T use the weather as an excuse. Get out there, says Donal Hickey.
Mon, 07 Aug, 2017
Seven parks including Stephen's Green in Dublin and Garinish Island in Cork have been given Green Flag awards for 2017.
Thu, 20 Jul, 2017
The managing director and co-owner of the four-star Parknasilla Hotel in Kerry has forecast that revenues will likely be up as much as 6% this year.
Wed, 17 May, 2017
Take a stroll through Ireland’s majestic gardens with Donal Hickey.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017
Kya deLongchamps encourages a wide-eyed spring ramble around three of the many heritage gardens of Ireland.
Sat, 22 Apr, 2017
Donal Hickey takes a look back at the great days 2016 gave us for the outdoors.
Mon, 02 Jan, 2017
Mon, 15 Aug, 2016
Operating profits at one of the country’s best known four-star hotels, Parknasilla in Co Kerry, quadrupled to €452,543 in 2014.
Fri, 08 Jan, 2016
Tommy Barker finds that New England style, sea views and a gourmet food shop next door make for a great blend on Bantry’s Golden Mile.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
Two projects in Co Kerry and one in Co Cork are among seven nationally to benefit from funding of €350,000 being provided by the Department of Arts, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2015
Tommy Barker reports on a sea-front contemporary, five-bedroomed residence in glorious Glengarriff.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
Revenues at one of the best known four-star hotels in the country, the Parknasilla Resort in Co Kerry last year increased 18% to €5m in “a terrific year” for the business.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2015
THERE’S one thing that we gardeners love at this time of the year, apart from gardening, and that’s sitting in the armchair and leafing through seed catalogues, gardening magazines and gardening books.
Sat, 22 Nov, 2014
Balllickey, West Cork
Sat, 06 Sep, 2014
A major extension of facilities at a pharmaceutical plant near Cork harbour is the subject of a recent planning application.
Thu, 17 Jul, 2014
Work should be clear to proceed on a redevelopment of the Dell computer plant in Limerick into a €300 million medical manufacturing facility after withdrawal of an appeal to An Bord Pleanála.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2014
From the car park, we follow signs for Lady Bantry’s Walk.
Mon, 20 Jan, 2014
JUST as paintings “go into a wall” over time, as their owners become so used to them that they hardly notice them any more, so a once-dominant feature of the Irish coastline has become almost invisible.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2012
THE rustic poet Patrick Kavanagh put it lyrically when he wrote that “ordinary things wear lovely wings”.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2012
AN interpretive centre is to be built on one of West Cork’s most-visited islands in a bid to boost tourism.
Mon, 01 Aug, 2011
Tommy Barker says Yew Lodge is a big home that whispers discretion.
Sat, 17 Feb, 2007
TWO acres of gardens that include an orchard with pear, apple and cherry trees, privacy and right of way access to the sea near Glengarriff in West Cork are some of the attractions of this €480,000 property.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2004
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