A Turkish plainclothes policeman detains a journalist during a demonstration on the first anniversary of the Gezi Park protests near Taksim Square in Istanbul. Photograph: Sedat Sund/EPA

Mesut Sener recalls the attempted bulldozing of Gezi Park 12 months ago as if it was yesterday.“The construction machines arrived in the morning; they(...)

Relatives mourn during the funeral for the victims of a mining disaster in Soma, Turkey.   Rescuers are still trying to reach parts of the coal mine in Soma, 480 km southwest of Istanbul.  Photograph:  Ahmet Sik/Getty Images

The operator of the Turkish mine where 284 workers were killed this week in Turkey‘s worst ever mining disaster said today there was no negligence on (...)

Enniscrone Golf Club

Play At Home Has there ever been a better time to stay at home and sample Irish golf? With the vast majority of green fees reduced since the ec(...)

Artane, Dublin 5: €345,000, DNG Fairview
Take five for about €340,000

DNG Fairview is seeking €345,000 for this four-bed semi-detached house on Whitethorn Road, Artane, Dublin 5

Letoonia Golf Resort, an all-inclusive hotel in Turkey
Turkish delight

Two words jumped off the page: “all-inclusive”. At the tail end of a busy few months, the prospect of all-you-can-eat buffets, cashless bars and rooms(...)

Doon, Co Limerick:   €100,000, GVM Auctioneers
Take Five
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  • October 3, 2013, 00:00

Ireland: Co Limerick GVM Auctioneers is seeking €100,000 for this three-bedroom end-of- terrace house, beside Doon village in Co Limerick. Sp(...)

City lights from Tower of the Americas, San Antonio. Photograph: Getty Images
Ask Joan

We are planning a visit to Texas in autumn, travelling to Corpus Christi, San Antonio, Austin, and Dallas. Should we book independently or take a fly-(...)