The decorative flowers of the late- summer flowering, highly poisonous perennial Aconitum. Photograph: Richard Johnston

‘Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble . . .” When a hapless Irish chef inadvertently poisoned his wealthy employers back in (...)

The 18th-century Wicklow Head Lighthouse, which accommodates four people in six octagonal rooms overlooking the Irish Sea

Sometimes, a mobile home or self-catering holiday cottage just won’t do. Maybe you have saturated the possibilities that such easy accommodation offer(...)