• Cities
  • Belfast is best for 2018

    Belfast city Cities can evolve at pace when the right social, economic, entrepreneurial and creative conditions are allowed to prevail. These in turn foster progress, confidence and optimism for the future.  This is Belfast today almost two decades after the historic Good Friday Agreement – a modern outward-looking city that is putting its best foot […]

  • Places
  • Hooked on Ballina…

    The North Mayo town of Ballina (or Béal an Áth in Irish, meaning ‘mouth of the ford’) is the county’s second biggest town after Castlebar. In fact, Ballina is the second largest town in Connaught, with a population of over 10,000 inhabitants. It is situated on the river Moy, famous for its salmon fishing, and […]

  • Interesting sites
  • Carrowkeel Sligo, a rich tapestry of ancient past and natural beauty…

    In the south of Sligo, near the border with North Roscommon, lies the wonderful Neolithic-infused landscape of Carrowkeel, or An Cheathrú Chaol in Irish (meaning ‘the Narrow Quarter’), in the Bricklieve Mountains. Here among the hard limestone hills of the Bricklieves (derived from the Breac Sliabh, meaning ‘The Speckled Mountains’) you will find one of […]