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  • Marsh's Library, Dublin. Image: Pól Ó Conghaile

    City life: Dublin

    One of the great small capitals, Dublin is a seductive and garrulous place that never lets the truth get in the way of a good story Read More»

  • A DART suburban train passes Killiney Bay in Co. Dublin.

    I heart my city: Dublin

    As part of our March cover story, we asked a selection of writers from around the globe which cities have stolen their hearts Read More»

  • Sky Road looking towards Clifden in Connemara, Wild Atlantic Way, West Ireland. Image: Scott Wishart

    Long weekend: West Ireland

    The Wild Atlantic Way is the new name for the 1,500-mile road that runs the length of west Ireland’s weather-sculpted coastline. But there are plenty of old pleasures and peculiarities… Read More»

  • The Knockmore Ceili Band performs in Sligo

    Sligo: The Fleadh

    I had good intentions. I picked up my Fleadh 2014 brochure, selected a dancing competition, a film, a concert, a museum. Out on the street, Sligo was heaving. This was… Read More»

  • Farmgate Cafe, English Market, Cork. Image: Tourism Ireland.

    Long weekend: West Cork

    Get behind the wheel and escape to the cool climes of West Cork where Ireland’s foodie revolution is in full swing, from artisan markets and foraging trips to first-class fish… Read More»