The memorial commemorating  what happened at Iron

As a piece of Western Front drama the story of the Iron 12 is unsurpassed. The story has many epic elements: battles, escape, flight, solidarity, fort(...)

Ireland,  Co Meath: Dillon Marshall Property Consultants, €1 million

Dillon Marshall Property Consultants is seeking €1 million for this five-bedroom house in Dunshaughlin, Co Meath. What can you get for the same money (...)

Colombian novelist Juan Gabriel Vásquez has won this year’s Impac award for his novel The Sound of Things Falling. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

For only the second time in its 19-year history the International Impac Dublin Literary Award has been won by a Spanish-language work. Colombian write(...)

The Jura: Sean Rothery on the way to St Hippolyte. Taken from  A Long Walk South, An Irishman’s Trek on the GR5

I retired from a long academic career when I was 65. I had no choice, but the view back then and possibly still is that retirement is a good thing,(...)

Ireland’s Daniel Martin (Garmin-Sharp) in action at the Volta a Catalunya

Irish pro Dan Martin marked himself out as one of the top riders in world cycling yesterday when he finished out as the overall winner of the t(...)