Unique trail of five sculptures launched in Cork City  Island City -Cork’s Urban Sculpture Trail  A new contemporary sculpture trail throughout Cork City - Island City, Cork’s Urban Sculpture Trail - was officially launched yesterday (12/12/'23) evening by the Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Kieran McCarthy. This unique cultural trail of five public artworks was installed throughout the city centre island over...
Powerscourt prepares for a colourful and sustainable spring Even as winter closes in, preparations are underway at the magnificent Powerscourt Estate to plant a bee-friendly, bio-diverse, sustainable spring garden. Powercourt Estate and Gardens in County Wicklow is continuing its journey towards being recognised on a global stage for its sustainability initiatives. The stunning Palladian mansion set in 1,000 acres, which include...
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum assembles “the boys of the NYPD choir” to sing Galway Bay this Christmas   Exhibition launches in Dublin telling the story of The Pogues and Shane MacGowan The Pogues’ song Fairytale of New York is regarded by many as the anthem for Irish global emigration.  It remains one of the most played Christmas songs of the...
Great spots for wild swimming on the island of Ireland Take a deep breath and dive into a wild swimming adventure on the island of Ireland, where ocean waves and lapping loughs offer the most scenic of plunge pools.   What can beat an invigorating swim in open waters, other than one surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. Here are nine to tempt...
Go off the beaten track and discover some of the island of Ireland’s lesser-known castles and abbeys and their magical tales. There is a castle or abbey, intact or in ruins, around every corner on the island of Ireland. The best-known ones are magnets for visitors meaning it’s often hard to get the time and space to soak up their...