Dan Martin: “I had a frustrating spring with crashes and I’m really motivated to do something in this Tour.” Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Anyone who follows professional cycling in general, and the Tour de France in particular, knows that this sport is a very unpredictable one. The open(...)

Jason Dorsey, the founder of the Center of Generational Kinetics, a marketing research firm in  Texas. “Definitely we want to be inclusive of millennials, but we don’t want to forget the people who brought us to the dance.” Photograph: Ben Sklar/The New York Times

The makers of Tic Tacs had a problem on their hands. After 18 months of internal study, they had concluded that the all-important millennial ge(...)

Paris: get on the inside track to explore the city

There are several ways to enjoy Paris, but if time is tight you’ll want to tweak your itinerary so as to make the most of precious moments. Bel(...)

Ireland, Dublin: €700,000, Property Team JB Kelly

Property Team JB Kelly is seeking €700,000 for this four-bed bungalow at Carrickbrack Hill in Sutton, Dublin 13. We find properties for similiar price(...)

Justin Slattery’s Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing team lead the Volvo Ocean Race. Photograph: Epa

This is it, the final ocean leg of our 39,000 nautical-mile race around the world.We have about a week of sailing to go before we reach Lisbon and the(...)

Students with the Columbanus Life and Legacy Project, Moore Institute, NUI Galway working on remains of a Romanesque church recently uncovered within the Basilica di San Colmbano in Bobbio, Italy, where Irish saint Columbanus founded a monastery in the early 7th century. Photograph: Moore Institute, NUI Galway.

Archaeology students from NUI Galway (NUIG) have discovered a 1,000-year-old church linked to the Italian monastery founded by Ireland’s St Columbanu(...)

 Breton stripes add a dash of summer, such as this top from Zara, €9.99 4:28

Summer dressing means clothes for all seasons. It means swimwear and rainwear, sandals and shoes, coats and cardigans, it means buying for more tha(...)

Ireland, Dublin 3: €500,000, Property Partners Kavanagh

Property Partners Kavanagh is seeking €500,000 for this five-bedroom house at 55 Fairview Strand, Fairview, Dublin 3. We find similarly-priced propert(...)

Florence Arthaud, a sailor who has died aged 57 in a helicopter crash in Argentina, was celebrated by the French yachting world as the only woman to (...)

A gathering in Cork  in remembrance of  the Paris attacks. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The honorary French consul to Cork, Patricia Mallon, was among more than 400 people at a candlelight vigil in the city centre on Saturday in remembran(...)