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In Ireland, lockdown has made us fall in love with the sea
One of the few things Covid did not shut in Ireland was the sea, and from swimming to foraging, it has created a new appreciation of the water

Rory Carroll

31, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Joy ride: a 1,000 mile horseback trip through western Ireland | Hilary Bradt
The guidebook publisher’s dream of a solo horseback trip came true, but proved a greater challenge – and more exhilarating – than she’d thought possible

Hilary Bradt

12, Jul, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Ireland: life under one of the harshest lockdowns in the world
‘The mood was edgy, even a little paranoid …’ As Ireland moves out of lockdown, our writer recounts what it’s been like over the past year

Philip Watson

03, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Wexford’s hotels and attractions prepare for easing of Ireland’s Covid lockdown
The shuttering is almost at an end, but as hotels reopen on 2 June, how will the county cope with domestic-only tourism?

Rory Carroll

02, Jun, 2021 @5:30 AM

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In search of light on the edge of Ireland
In a window between lockdowns, we discovered the cinematic coastline of Louth, Ireland’s smallest county, with its wide, empty beaches and rare wildlife

Kerri ní Dochartaigh

14, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Acres of space in a green and pleasant land
The boy loves the gardens of Ireland, while I risk getting my fingers burned… by Séamas O’Reilly

Séamas O’Reilly

09, Aug, 2020 @8:30 AM

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Ireland offers a hundred thousand welcomes – unless you’re American
Hotels and restaurants are turning away US guests, citing high Covid-19 rates and lax quarantine. Some fear this will backfire

Rory Carroll in Dublin

25, Jul, 2020 @1:00 PM

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10 of the best books set in Ireland – that will take you there
Explore Ireland’s history and culture through these tales of loss and love by Sally Rooney, Edna O’Brien, Colm Tóibín and more

Vic O'Sullivan

23, Jun, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Songs that make me misty-eyed: Róisín Murphy’s Irish playlist
The singer-songwriter, formerly of Moloko, picks songs from folk to rock and electronica that will transport you to Ireland

Antonia Wilson

07, May, 2020 @10:00 AM

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A local’s guide to Galway City: 10 top tips
The joint European capital of culture’s year of events highlights a city of festivals, seafood and literature, and with pubs galore

Tom Kenny, interviewed by Robert Hull

11, Feb, 2020 @6:30 AM

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Being a caretaker in paradise can be fun – as long as you respect the culture | Cole Moreton
Deserted Great Blasket’s new inhabitants must remember they are custodians of its history, says writer Cole Moreton

Cole Moreton

17, Jan, 2020 @3:39 PM

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A local’s guide to Cork, Ireland: top 10 tips
The Republic’s second city may be small but it packs a big punch when it comes to the arts, food and having a good time

Mary Hickson, interviewed by Laura Barton

02, Dec, 2019 @6:30 AM

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