‘Parents may not want to hear this, but the average age of children accessing porn is 11 years old,’ says Trish Murphy,

Parents need to start talking to children from as young as 11 or 12 years old about pornography, a leading therapist has said. “Parents may not want t(...)

Around Athlone, there is a sense of anticipation about the Healthy Town 2015 project that kicks off this week. The launch, at Athlone Civic Centre la(...)

Running coach Mary Jennings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Its quite simple: if you are out of breath, you are going too fast. Pace yourself. That’s the advice to anyone who begins running, from fitness exp(...)

The Dublin InterContinental was known as the Four Seasons until the start of this year

InterContinental Hotels jumped in London trading after the Financial Times reported the company has held early-stage merger talks with Starwood Hot(...)

Kauai is balmy year-round, with a constant light breeze that means it never feels unbearably hot

As our flight took off from San Francisco International Airport and headed west over the Pacific, leaving the great landmass that is North America (...)

Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

US fundraising body Friends of Sinn Féin has raised a further $390,110 (€348,000), adding to the group’s $12 million cash pile that it has amassed sin(...)

 Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams listens from his table as he is introduced at a fundraiser in New York in 1999. Seated next to Adams is businessman Pat Donaghy, a major donor.

The drink flowed as diners chewed on filet mignon and enjoyed a rousing political speech in between traditional Irish songs performed by a band in on(...)

Syria’s presidential candidate Hassan al-Nouri speaking during an interview in Damascus yesterday. He said  Syria has paid a high price for adopting the Arab nationalist line and staying true to its traditional allies, Russia and Iran, a policy the US, in particular, condemned Photograph: Reuters

Businessman and government critic Hassan al-Nouri is well aware he has no chance of winning Syria’s presidential election. Nevertheless, he decided to(...)

Enda Kenny meets governor Dr Fahad Almubarak

They don’t do things by halves in Saudi Arabia. After a night in the splendour of Riyadh’s royal guesthouse, a motorcade of a dozen SUVs, Mercs and(...)

Take 3: futuristic hotels

Miura Hotel, Celadna, Czech Republic Miura.cz Giant figures by sculptor David Cerny lean against and sit on this sleek hotel giving the sharp, (...)