A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
My seven-year-old stood tall, whispered “bravery” to herself and stepped into the pitch-black dungeon. I stood there and watched her disappear.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2019
The Viking invasion of Ireland was made far easier as the country’s population had dwindled so much they were able to offer little resistance when the men in longboats started raiding these shores.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
Two decades after a memorable visit to the midlands,returns to the Hidden Heartlands.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
Lorna Siggins When a replica of an Iron Age logboat is launched for the first time on Lough Corrib today
Sat, 06 Jul, 2019
On February 7 this year, Cork’s Historical & Archaeological Society held a lecture in Crawford Art Gallery at 8pm.
Sat, 22 Sep, 2018
It is hard to imagine now when strolling around Omey Island's sand-dunes and marshes that the island was once home to 397 people, writes
Mon, 07 May, 2018
There is something magical about embarking on a boat trip into the past where for part of your journey there is almost nothing modern in the scene before you apart from the bow of the boat, writes.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
Are you a Gael, a Celt, a Viking or British? According to a new study, it may depend on where you live in Ireland.
Sat, 09 Dec, 2017
Residents living near a spectacular 1,000-year-old round tower said to be one of the finest of its kind in the country — but closed to the public for the past 30 years —are to launch a campaign to raise money to refurbish it and reopen it.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2017
With 1,300 years of history, Ireland’s ‘Alcatraz’ has been named Europe’s No 1 tourist attraction, writes
Mon, 02 Oct, 2017
Just south of Clew Bay and sandwiched between Clare Island and Inishbofin is the roughly equally-sized island of Inishturk.
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017
Our coastal islands possess fascinating stories but the almost countless islands on Irish lakes have their fair share of stories too: an abandoned hippy colony on Roeillaun in Lough Corrib Co Galway; a round tower sacked by the Vikings on Devenish Island, Co Fermanagh.
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017
Thu, 17 Aug, 2017
A new book analyses our relationship with the country’s rapidly disappearing natural environment, writes
Mon, 07 Aug, 2017
on plants and herbs that co-habit beautifully — and in binary and non-binary ways, too.
Sat, 18 Mar, 2017
Sat, 29 Oct, 2016
Sat, 10 Sep, 2016
Mon, 29 Aug, 2016
Ubisoft released a new For Honor trailer, which shows the three warring factions in action.
Thu, 18 Aug, 2016
Wed, 06 Jul, 2016
Gyles Quay is on the outskirts of Waterford City, but located in the more dominant hurling stronghold of Kilkenny.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
visits a classic 18th century Georgian house with gorgeous gardens beautifully incorporated into its seven acres.
Sat, 14 May, 2016
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Soaring interest in the Vikings has prompted an Irish university to try to set up the world’s largest online information service about them.
Fri, 22 Apr, 2016
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
To a girl aged two in South Carolina, struggling to get dressed is an emergency. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says the child called 911, asking for help getting dressed.
Sat, 05 Mar, 2016
‘Home of the Year’ begins a new series on RTÉ One on Thursday, with new judge Deirdre Whelan joining Hugh Wallace, and Declan O’ Donnell.
Sat, 27 Feb, 2016
Sat, 30 Jan, 2016
Wed, 14 Oct, 2015
As the days get shorter and the nights get colder many animals are preparing strategies for surviving the winter.
Mon, 28 Sep, 2015
I write to thank you on behalf of my three friends (history buffs) and myself from the United States who have been on holidays this past week in this wonderful part of Ireland called Cork City and county.
Mon, 31 Aug, 2015
Another month, another batch of free games on the way for PlayStation Plus subscribers. These titles will be free to download from August 4th, which also means you have less than a week to download July’s titles.
Thu, 30 Jul, 2015
Yesterday saw the release date of a film by Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon, entitled Song of the Sea, which earlier this year was nominated for an Academy Award.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
Kilkenny hurling supremo Brian Cody is not in the habit of co-operating with the likes of Waterford and Wexford, but has made an exception to join in the south-east region’s bid to become European Capital of Culture.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015
on reasons you’ll be glad of this top floor two-bed pad.
Sat, 09 May, 2015
A new book offer unrivalled insight into life in the 9th century.turns the clock back.
Thu, 01 Jan, 2015
Six months after staggering through college, and confused as to my future prospects, I took a working post in southern Sweden.
Sat, 06 Dec, 2014
THERE’S so much we don’t know about birds. For example, the diets of blackbirds and song thrushes are radically different, although they belong to the same family.
Tue, 30 Sep, 2014
OUR summer migrant birds are starting to leave and our winter visitors will soon be flying in from the north.
Mon, 29 Sep, 2014