EU Ban Plastics

EU Proposes Ban on Single-Use Plastics Across Europe

The European Union is underway to ban single-use plastics like straws, cutlery and cotton buds all across Europe in an effort to reduce marine litter. 
Hillwalk Tours Job Alert

Dream Job Alert: Hillwalk Tours Is Looking for a Marketing Manager

Attention all you marketing moguls out there! The awesome Galway based company Hillwalk Tours is on the hunt for a talented Marketing Manager.
Volvo Round Ireland Race

Over 50 Boats Set to Sail in This Year’s Volvo Round Ireland Race

This year's Volvo Round Ireland Race is inching closer, with over 50 contestants confirmed for next months biennial sailing competition, setting off from Wicklow. Anchor’s aweigh!
Wild Atlantic Fitness Donegal

New Fitness and Adventure Retreats to Open up in Donegal This Summer

For all fitness lovers out there (and the aspiring ones too) here's some good news for you: a new fitness retreat is opening in Donegal this summer!
Edie the film

Watch: Galway Screenwriter’s Film About Travel, Female Empowerment and the Power of Mountains

A new film, Edie, opens in Irish cinemas tomorrow. It tells the tale of an older woman who tries to reclaim her life by climbing a mountain in Scotland.
Sam Bennett

Sam Bennett Makes it Three Stage Wins in the Giro d’Italia

Carrick-on-Suir’s Sam Bennett (27) wins the final stage of the Giro d'Italia making him the most successful Irish rider in Giro history.
Team Gregor McGuckin Racing

Gregor McGuckin is About to Begin His Solo Non-Stop Sailing Lap of the Planet

Gregor McGuckin is about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime as he attempts to complete a non-stop sailing lap of the planet.
O Donovan brothers documentary

Watch: This Epic Edit About the Rowing Brothers Who Shocked the World

This stunning Red Bull edit about Paul and Gary O’Donovan, the two brothers from Skibbereen who won silver in the Olympics, will make you proud to be Irish.
Unusual Memento Everest

$50,000 Was Left on the Top of Mount Everest – Here’s Why

On Wednesday a group of climbers left an unusual mark on the Everest peak, namely the equivalent of $50,000 in cryptocurrency.
Paddy McDonnell Swimming the Shannon

Patrick McDonnell is Swimming the Length of the Shannon

Athlone’s Patrick McDonnell sets off on 24 May with the aim of becoming the first Irish man to swim the length of the Shannon.