When Katie Sexton lay down her fiddle and moved to Chiba in Japan, she wasn’t expecting to take it up again so quickly. To her surprise however she found a thriving Irish music scene in Japan with sessions, fleadh cheoils and céilí’s a part of the popular subculture dedicated to […]

In April, Dingle resident Catherine Merrigan, 58, will pack her bag and travel across to Skellig Michael, the spectacular rock and UNESCO World Heritage Site, where she spends six months of every year as an island guide and warden to over 8,000 breeding puffins, which arrive there in the spring, […]

First established in 1939 as the Irish Red Cross Society (IRCS), today The Irish Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian network helping people affected by crisis and conflict. Over the years the organisation has provided first aid services in wartime and peacetime, playing a vital and pioneering […]