Eye on Mayo – There’s nothing “Quiet” like it!

Known worldwide for the village of Cong of ‘The Quiet Man’ fame, its Croagh Patrick Pilgrimage and Knock Shrine, Westport House, stunning views and...

Sligo – Land of Heart’s Desire

By Aidan Wall On my first day in the Yeats country of Co Sligo, I visited the seaside resort of Strandhill, on the south side...

A journey through a miner’s life

The crunch of the ground beneath the feet, the dripping of water overhead, the intensity of the darkness in areas without lighting, the sheer...

Connemara Days – The Quiet Man revisited!

By Michael Fox It can probably be argued, with some justification, that no film has done more to boost Irish tourism in the last fifty...

The sayings of Maeve Binchy

By Martin Gleeson Maeve, born in May 1939, was brought up in Dalkey, Dublin. After her primary and secondary education, she earned a degree in History...