The Daisy Market is just five months old but already building up quiet a reputation amoungst customers and stall owners. But is it good enough to win Irish Times Best Shop 2015?
What came first, the chickenosaurus or the chickenosaurus' egg? Jack Horner, the renowned paleontologist, is in Dublin to answer this and why breeding a chickenosaurus is a good idea in the first place. The Festival of Curiosity runs until July 26.
With seven seats and plenty of luggage space the Volkswagen Touran seems like a good option for MPV drivers, we take it out on the road to try it out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Eric Davis's Mormon faith helped him make friends when he moved to Ireland from Utah two years ago for work. Since then, he's learned a lot about Irish drinking and dating, and developed a love for the Irish countryside. Video: Kathleen Harris
J&B Hope is a small Amish inspired shop in Cavan town specialising in coffee and kitchen utensils and appliances that don't have plugs. It's been nominated by readers for the Irish Times Best Shops 2015 competition. Video: Enda O'Dowd
Dominique McMullan learns to roll with the punches and tries out the newest fitness craze - boxing. Video: Kathleen Harris
As part of our Irish Times Best Shops 2015 competition Conor Pope visits the Grooming Rooms on South William Street, Dublin for a hot towel shave and express pedicure.
33-year-old Arundeep Marjara was sifting through potential suitors in India when an offer of an arranged marriage came through from Ireland. Video: Kathleen Harris, music: "Clean Soul" by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com).
This is a season of contrasts and contradictions – of minis and maxis, of the retrospective and futuristic, of masculine and feminine, of embellishment and clean lines.
Tággidi Mar Ribeiro from Brazil has struggled to find work since moving to Dublin last year to improve her English. Her limited options have included lap dancing gigs and low paid au pair positions.
Create celebrates its fifth year in Brown Thomas, showcasing the very best in Irish design & craft. This year 65 designers will be exhibited throughout the Brown Thomas Dublin store. Video: Daniel O'Connor
Weekend in... Los Cabos, Mexico
Desert, surf and fun outdoor pursuits make for a laid-back Mexican holiday
36 hours in Savannah, USA; where to eat, what to see and where to go out. Video: The New York Times
Breaking Eggs visits Kay Sinnott of Living Gardens to talk about planting, growing and Vitamin N for nature. The team then make some delicious flatbreads and find up seeds and nuts to make their very own dukkah. Video: BreakingEggs.com
It’s that time of the year again when we’d like you to tell us about your favourite shops around Ireland.
Cnoc na Mara is a sea stack in the South West of County Donegal, at 100 metres in height it represents one of the most rewarding and adventurous rock climbs in Ireland. Video: Iain Miller. Music: The 126ers.
Author/ Illustrator Yvette Van Boven visits Breaking Eggs to help illustrate the childrens cookbooks and to share some fresh summer recipes. Video: BreakingEggs.com
Killarney National Park has won ‘Ireland’s Best Day Out’ competition run by The Irish Times in partnership with Discover Ireland. The judges describe the 26,000-acre park as “stunning, accessible, magical”. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Michael Parsons visits Sheppard’s Auction House in Durrow Co.Laois where one of the more unusual items for auction next week is lot 1388, a tiger’s head and skin shot in India by by Bishop Eyre Chatterton (1903-1926). Video: Bryan O’Brien
Dubliners packed out the city's parks and public spaces today to enjoy sunshine and temperatures in the high teens.
An expedition team gathers in central Sweden to explore what is said to be the longest underwater cave in the country. Video: Reuters
Breaking Eggs visit Imen McDonnell to milk a cow and make farmhouse butter in the field followed by a delicious fish parcel recipe from her up coming book 'The Farmette Cookbook'. Video: BreakingEggs.com
As Dublin prepares for its first ever Gin and Tonic Festival Dominique McMullan meets Oisin Davis to find out what makes Irish gin so popular and why it's the perfect summer drink. Video: Kathleen Harris
College Green Apartments is a new development of eight high-end apartments with unique views of the city centre and a communal terrace garden. They are located in the former Hibernian Bank building, which is also home to H&M. Video: Bryan O’Brien
As the BMW 3 Series celebrates its 40th birthday we take the latest incarnation, the 318d, out on the road to see how it measures up against its predecessors. Video: Neil Briscoe
“Shearwater”, Kenmare, Co.Kerry, a waterfront thatched residence built in 2010 on 6.25 acres enjoys uninterrupted views over Kenmare Bay and Caha Mountains. It is on sale through Sherry Fitzgerald/Christies with an asking price of €2.75 million.
The Breaking Eggs crew go shrimp fishing in Connemara and bring some shrimp home to make the perfect omelette. Video: BreakingEggs.com
Dominique McMullan takes a tour around the Taste of Dublin festival and chats to Michel Roux Jr and Kevin Thornton about what people can expect. Video: Daniel O'Connor
Honda has thrown the entire contents of their R & D cupboard into the creation of their new Civic Type-R and put Honda back in the hot hatch game with 306 horsepower and a wild OTT bodykit. Video: Neil Briscoe
Honduras: The prison, San Pedro Sula [Part of the Kenco Coffee vs Gangs project] Video by Viv Maher
Honduras: Visiting the cofffee fields [Part of the Kenco Coffee vs Gangs project] Video by Viv Maher
Honduras: The cost of corruption [Part of the Kenco Coffee vs Gangs project] Video by Viv Maher
The price of coffee
Dominique McMullan finds out how to add colour and pop to any outfit with summer accessories.
Does the seven seat family car have to be boring? We take the Toyota Verso out on the road to see if it can break the mould. Video: Neil Briscoe
We set out to find the country’s most impressive visitor attractions, leisure experiences and great destinations, and asked our readers to help by nominating their favourites. Marble Arch Global Geopark in Fermanagh was one of those nominated.
36 hours in Los Cabos, Mexico; where to eat, what to see and where to go out. Video: The New York Times
15 graduates and 12 third-years from the National College of Art and Design showcase their collections in Dublin. Video: Daniel O'Connor
Now in its ninth year, Bloom is Ireland’s leading horticulture and food festival. This year the festival features work from some of Ireland's best garden designers. Video: Daniel O'Connor
Is the Citroen DS5 luxurious enough to take on its German counterparts? We take it out on the roads to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
In the second annual Swim for a Mile Challenge, Dominique McMullan went from being a novice swimmer to swimming a mile after just 12 weeks of training.
Maria, 21, on women reclaiming their place on the land. Video: Viv Maher
Inside the Kenco school. Video: Viv Maher
Honduras: a Kenco student on why women need to reclaim their place on the land
Take a look inside property developer Sean Dunne's Ballsbridge home which is up for sale at €7m. Until recently it was rented to the South African Embassy for €180,000 a year. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Fit Kids/Fit Teens Hip Hop & Break Dance Classes are encouraging confidence, fitness and friendship through song, dance & fun for ages 3-21 years. Video: Barry Cronin
36 hours in the Left Bank, Paris; where to eat, what to see and where to go out. Video: The New York Times
On Patrol: Inside a barrio in San Pedro Sula with the military police
Aviophobia or the fear of flying can haunt people for most of their adult lives. About 60 people tried to conquer that fear by taking a course and booking a flight around Ireland. Conor Pope reports. Video: Enda O'Dowd
On the Farm: High in the mountains of Honduras is the Kenco farm
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The safest way to see inside a barrio or local neighbourhood in San Pedro Sula is to travel with a Military Police patrol. Video: Viv Maher
Several readers told us that kayaking around Dalkey is Ireland's Best Day out so we joined Jenny Kilbride to find out.
Is the Jeep Cherokee good enough to take on the main players in the market: Audi, BWW and Land Rover? We take it out on the road to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
In Week 12 of The Irish Times Get Swimming course, Melanie Nocher focuses on counting your lengths in the pool, while also increasing your distance to 2000m. More details on irishtimes.com/getswimming
Ten years after a 17-acre site close to Howth summit was purchased by Cosgraves for €17 million, the first houses in a scheme of 30 luxury homes off Thormanby Road have come on the market asking about €1.5 million apiece. Video: Daniel O'Connor
Is the Audi A1 TDI Ultra good enough to take on its big rival the Mini Cooper Diesel? We take it on the road to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
In Week 11 of The Irish Times Get Swimming course, Melanie Nocher focuses on tumbling at the wall, while also increasing your distance to 1800m. More details on irishtimes.com/getswimming
The world's biggest stars celebrate Chinese fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala. Video: Reuters
Will the new Fiat 500x appeal to the Irish Market? We take it on the road to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
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