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Kerry is named one of the top three places in the world to ‘visit before you die’

Boat at Killarney

The beautiful Co Kerry has been named as one of the top three places you ‘must visit before you die’ by a leading travel site. The south-western county, which is famous for its stunning scenery and many beauty spots, finished ahead of destinations such as Paris, Dubai and The Maldives …

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Irish women do twice as much unpaid work as men

Women fed up of housework

Irish women are doing twice as much housework as Irish men, according to a recent survey. Despite gender roles having altered over the decades, with women entering, and excelling in, the workforce, it seems that attitudes in the home are still to catch up.

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Irish Protestants live longer than Catholics

old couple on a bike ride

Protestants in Ireland have longer life expectancy than their Catholic counterparts, according to a recent study. Researchers from the Central Statistics Office examined 12 months’ worth of data from 24 April 2016 onwards of people who had died.

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6 tales of terror from Ireland’s Ancient East

Loftus Hal

Ireland is a country with a rich tradition for storytelling. The Irish have always had active imaginations and while many stories are full of romance or excitement, several others are terrifying – none more so than those from the East of the country. Brace yourself for some chilling stories from …

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Irish voted the least sexy people in the world

Irish voted the least sexy people in the world

The Irish have been named the least sexy people in the world by readers of the Big 7 Travel Guide. When the travel site polled their readers, they asked them to pick the sexiest countries out of 50 options.

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Irish photographer publishes stunning wildlife book

Irish photographer publishes stunning wildlife book

An Irish photographer has created a spectacular series of wildlife images after decades spent travelling the world. Graeme Purdy has managed to take photographs of some of world’s most stunning – and terrifying -creatures.

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