‘Keeping Graham Dwyer safe in custody will present a challenge to the authorities.’  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

(...) weaknesses were known, whose desperate search for affection made her a target, and whose history of mental(...)

No. 2 Jump into the Atlantic with Wavesweeper Sea Adventures

(...) learn about the history, heritage and culture of the Erris region – about St Brendan the Navigator(...)

Assessing the Junior Cycle

(...) to be given for that very natural teenage condition, the dread of public performance. The most(...)

Airfield Farm, Dundrum, Dublin

(...) spend an afternoon.* vasamuseet.se Science and Natural History Museums, London, UK Suitable for all(...)

Siobhán McDonald: “I wanted to try and convey the feeling of a cosmic event – of a meteor crashing through the atmosphere and landing on earth – and to connect with that event.”

(...) waters and the rich history of exploration in this territory and to draw attention to the tipping of(...)

Martin Guptill’s stunning unbeaten 237 inspired New Zealand to a World Cup quarter final win over the West Indies. Photograph: Getty

(...) his natural aversion to any unnecessary exertion) and in what may yet prove to be his final match for(...)

Self-Portrait With Two Circles: the circles on the wall behind Rembrandt are a mystery but may allude to a Renaissance theory that the ability to draw a perfect circle freehand was the mark of a great artist. Photograph: Kenwood House/Rijksmuseum

(...) was forced to auction his precious art and natural-history collection, then lost his house too. The(...)

(...) question his attitude, dedication, work-rate and willingness to learn, qualities to complement his natural(...)

From left: Denis Leamy, Ronan O’Gara, David Wallace, Simon Easterby, Gordon D’Arcy, Girvan Dempsey, Denis Hickie and Shane Horgan on St Patrick’s Day 2007 as Ireland took on Italy in Stadio Olimpico. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

(...) decades, history and tradition decreed that the Triple Crown (effectively a Grand Slam against the other(...)

French connection: dormice arrived in Ireland with hay imported by racehorse trainers. Illustration: Michael Viney

(...) lies partly in the way they have fitted in with, and helped to shape, Ireland’s natural environment(...)