Ireland: Magheramore,  Co Wicklow: €600,000, Harrington Property

Harrington Property is seeking €600,000 for Jaspers, Magheramore, Co Wicklow, a detached house on about two acres. France Pays De La Loire (...)

China’s prime minister, Li Keqiang, admires artifacts displayed in the Archaelogical Museum of Athens, Greece. Photograph: EPA/Alexandros Vlachos

China wants to invest in Greece’s airports, railways and its busiest port, the two countries have said, as the country where the euro debt crisis b(...)

Bettystown, Co Meath: €75,000, Des Lalor Auctioneers
Take 5 for around €75,000

Des Lalor Auctioneers is seeking €75,000 for this refurbished three-bedroom, 67.1sq m (722sq ft) holiday home at 22 The Village, Eastham Road, Bett(...)

 Austria for a family gathering in summertime
Ask Joan

To celebrate a significant birthday, my four siblings and I would like to get together, with our families, in July or August. Two of us live in Irelan(...)

A reconstruction of Antikythera Mechanism in Athens. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images

Two storms, separated by 2,000 years, resulted in the loss and recovery of one of the most amazing mechanical devices made in the ancient world. The f(...)

Mixed Beans, beetroot and chilli marinated chicken escalapes. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Despite the cultural differences between Moroccans, French, Greek and others living around the Mediterranean basin, they shared a traditional diet wit(...)

Syrian foreign minister Walid al-Moallem speaks during a press conference in Damascus yesterday. He said his country had defences that would “suprise” its antagonists. Photograph: AP

Western envoys have told opposition Syrian National Coalition leaders in Istanbul to expect strikes on Damascus within days, as Syrian foreign ministe(...)

 Ockenden Manor, England

Ockenden Manor, Sussex, the centuries to this Elizabethan manor , less than 30 minutes from Gatwick. It has a couple of (...)

Not in front of the parents

There are some things parents are better off not knowing – or even imagining – and the antics of post-Leaving Certificate holidays definitely fall int(...)