Verboten Berlin: a dinosaur fallen on hard times at Spreepark, once the biggest amusement park in East Germany. Photograph: Ciarán Fahey

(...), and the Teufelsberg, a cold-war era US listening post on the city’s western outskirts. Both sites are(...)

A relieved  Shane Lowry embraces his caddie Dermot Byrne on the 18th green after the finishing his final round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates  in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

(...) season. You take your good breaks and your bad breaks and thankfully that was one of my good ones. Hole(...)

Borough Market in London: come early as all the good stuff goes fast

(...) discovered. In the Square Mile (now The City), a parcel-sized portion of land that encompassed early Roman(...)

A stint teaching in Japan: Pupils and teachers at the school where Catherine Lovett taught

(...) minutes’ walk away. I had a lovely little apartment and was placed in the same city as my boyfriend. The(...)

Pádraic Ó Conaire: a complex, subtle and far from crudely heroic response to 1916

(...) a central aspiration of the rebels. (He was born in Galway city, where his father had a public house(...)

The Continental Christmas Market in Galway, running from November 21st to December 22nd

(...) and trdelniks – sweet Czech pastries. Clickandgo.com has Prague Christmas market city breaks from(...)

Australian players pose with the Cormac McAnallen Cup after winning the International Rules Test with Ireland at Paterson Stadium  in Perth. Photograph:  Paul Kane/Getty Images

(...) murder and the case, which caused an outcry of anger and grief in the city, was a catalyst in changing(...)

(...) breaks (especially anything with a wire hanging out the back), everything is expensive to repair and if(...)

Frank McGuinness in Pearse Street Library, Dublin last year. Photograph: Eric Luke

(...) manners of the rude staff - none of that has changed, and, strangely enough, in New York, that city of(...)

Maureen O’Sullivan: “There is a new drug on the streets now called ice, and it’s ravaging communities. The people working to help addicts and their families need more resources, not fewer.” Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

(...) disadvantaged in Dublin’s north inner city. She had hoped to raise the issue of drastic funding cuts to the(...)