57 South Hill in Dartry is home to psychotherapist Mary Logue and solicitor Helen Kilroy. Logue, a former international hockey player, has a distin(...)

Aw, go on: April Keith at a tea stand in Kurdistan; tea – drunk black and strong as tar, with plenty of sugar – is the foundation of Kurdish hospitality and a gesture Keith never turns down, as it leads to rare experiences: “I’ve sat on top of a mountain at a border outpost drinking tea with two peshmerga soldiers, rifles over their shoulders”

Four years ago I became an economic statistic when I lost my job. I used the opportunity to return to college, having dropped out at 19, and then to r(...)

Barry Lyttle (33) is charged with recklessly inflicting grievous bodily harm on Patrick Lyttle (31), who fell and hit his head after he was allegedly punched by his brother during a minor dispute

A Sydney court heard on Thursday that Irish man Barry Lyttle is seeking a lesser charge over the alleged assault of his brother, Patrick.Mr Lyttle’s l(...)

Classon House: distinctive modern office block in Dundrum Business Park

Green REIT has managed to lease all 6,967sq m (75,000sq ft) of office space in Classon House, a distinctive modern office block in Dundrum Business Pa(...)

Ann Murphy with her friend Franka on a sledding trip. ‘Secretly you find yourself starting to miss the rain, the ham sandwiches, the Club Orange and everything you once loftily declared provincial. The rules and regulations are driving you mad. And they talk on the phone about flooding, factories closing, water charges... and it all sounds blissful.’

I laughed hysterically the first time somebody called me Frau Murphy, but that is who I have become. To be an emigrant is to be an enigma, shrouded(...)

Surf’s up: Allan Mulrooney and Kian Egan grew up in the same housing estate. Allan was able to guide Kian into the world of surfing, which helped him escape the sometimes bewildering whirlwind of Westlife’s success.

Click here to enter our Wave Rider Reunion competition The idea was a simple one: combine a reunion for a bunch of best mates who hadn’t seen e(...)

Carl Frampton of Northern Ireland celebrates after his victory over Chris Avalos of USA for the IBF Super Bantamweight World Title at Odyssey Arena on February 28th in Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

He unites the people of the North in a way politicians can only dream of.World champion boxer Carl ‘The Jackal’ Frampton is riding high after retainin(...)

Anita Harvey and  Barry Noone were married in the bride’s local church, St Caimin’s in Mountshannon. Photograph: Charlie McGeever

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories .We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabulous weddin(...)

Ruth Barry (36), of Moy Elta Road, East Wall, Dublin 3, was found guilty by a jury of cutting the face and causing serious injury to Ms Bray on O’Connell Street on June 25th, 2010.

A woman who attacked award-winning journalist Jennifer Bray on O’Connell Street five years ago has had her appeal against conviction dismissed by the (...)

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MATCHA TEA €17.95 for 30g, €598 per kg This really is the real deal. A small shot has all the goodness of 16 cups of regular green tea and com(...)