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(...)

Brittany Maynard, photographed here on her wedding day, moved to Oregon to avail of their physician- assisted suicide under the state’s Death With Dignity Act.  Brittany Maynard, photographed here on her wedding day, moved to Oregon to avail of their physician- assisted suicide under the state’s Death With Dignity Act. 3:08

Brittany Maynard, the newly-wed 29-year-old right-to-die campaigner, passed away last night in her home in Oregon. After suffering from intense migrai(...)

 Alex Dowsett of Great Britain and Movistar watches the TV to check if he has taken the race lead after stage six of the Tour of Britain from Bath to Hemel Hempstead. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Dan Martin will face a crucial test in his battle to hold onto sixth place in the Vuelta a Espana on Saturday. He finished in the reduced-size (...)

President Higgins with his wife Sabina on an official visit to Festival Interceltique de Lorient, France, and to First World War commemorations in Liege and Mons, Belgium. Photograph: Shane O’Neill

President Michael D Higgins arrived in Lorient in Brittany yesterday as guest of honour at the Festival Interceltique’s “Year of Ireland”. Culture Ir(...)

Lady Neville-Rolfe: “Some villages will end up without retail.”

Lucy Neville-Rolfe remembers when her then young children caused chaos running around 10 Downing Street during John Major’s years when she came in one(...)

Anne Hidalgo, set to be elected first female mayor of Paris, talking to a passerby after voting in yesterday’s mayoral election. Photograph: Reuters

Paris looked set to elect its first female mayor last night, but the victory for socialist Anne Hidalgo was an isolated piece of good news for Pres(...)

Letterkenny, Co Donegal:  €169,000, Franklins estate agents
Take five for about €169,000
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Ireland: Co Donegal Franklins estate agents is seeking €169,000 for this three-bedroom bungalow just north of Letterkenny in Co DonegalTurkey: Fethiye(...)

A few days in to our first camping holiday in France last summer, we looked across from our mobile home where some new neighbours were moving in to th(...)

The number of passengers and crew who fell ill aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, the Explorer of the Seas,  climbed to more than 600 yesterday, many of them vomiting and suffering diarrhea.

The number of passengers and crew who fell ill aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship climbed to more than 600 yesterday, many of them vomiting and suf(...)