Storm Ophelia made landfall early Monday morning leaving three dead and hundreds of thousands without electricity. Gavin Hyland reports on the recovery operation from the worst storm to hit Ireland in half a century. The cleanup from storm Ophelia has begun and early estimations expect the damage to cost between €500 and €800 million with
Ireland will make cricketing history in May of next year when they take on Pakistan in their first ever Test match, it has been confirmed today. The news came after months of speculation and was finally confirmed at the International Cricket Council meeting in Auckland this week. “We are excited to welcome Pakistan to Ireland
Ireland rarely do things the easy way. Monday’s win in Cardiff was one of the most impressive away victories in the country’s history, probably the most impressive when you factor in that the game was win or bust. But it should never have come to that. Before Monday’s game, the campaign had threatened to become
An Post released a new €1 stamp to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the revolutionary, Ché Guevara’s death. The stamp in question depicts the iconic work of Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick. The image in question is of course Fitzpatrick’s famous two-tone painting of a photograph of Guevara by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda. The image itself
With the ambitious emissions targets for 2020 having gone up in smoke, Cormac Murphy explores the cost of Ireland’s environmental record.
The increasingly popular bouldering scene has climbers addicted. Louise Carroll visits Gravity Climbing Centre to find out what all the fuss is about.