Billboard in central Athens: Greece aims for a deal with creditors, but will not back down on red-line issues. photograph: reuters/alkis konstantinidis Photograph: Reuters/Alkis Konstantinidis

As the Greek Easter holiday period – Easter Sunday fell a week later than in the West this year – comes to a definitive end with the reopening of scho(...)

Barrels of Hennessy 250 maturing in the cellars in Cognac. Photograph: Matthew J Oliver
Roll out the cognac barrels
  • Travel
  • April 18, 2015, 05:00

Very old cognac you might think should be served in one of those big balloon glasses – and swirled round and round for all it is worth before a dro(...)

Citroen Ireland claims that you would have to cover 136,000km to break even on buying a diesel.

So, how many of us made a mistake? When the then coalition government of Fianna Fail and the Greens flipped the Vehicle Registration Tax and Motor Tax(...)

There’s no perfect age to try a career change – and no imperfect one, either

What if you’re 10, 15, or 20 years down a career path and want to try something new? Not because you’re miserable, but just because you’re curious? N(...)

U2 guitarist The Edge (David Evans) with his son, Levi

"Two summers ago, Bono spoke to me about drawings he had made of his father. He asked if they could be used to raise money for the Irish Hospice Fo(...)

Walking tour of Paris couture
  • Travel
  • April 11, 2015, 10:02

Walk in the footsteps of Vuitton, Worth, Chanel and Dior with a new guided walking tour of Paris devoted to the history of couture. The three-hour (...)

Kamal Mohamed in El Príncipe district in Ceuta. He believes extremism is a logical problem in such a marginalised area. Photograph: Guy Hedgecoe

Kamal Mohamed’s house is in Ceuta’s most impoverished neighbourhood but its rooftop terrace has an extraordinary view: of two continents. Across the m(...)

Flights between Ireland and Europe continue to be disrupted on Thursday as hundreds of planes across the continent remain grounded due to an air traffic controllers’ strike. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times.

Flights between Ireland and Europe continue to be disrupted on Thursday as hundreds of planes across the continent remain grounded due to an air traff(...)

Mary Shaw, Paris-based Irish designer who created Sequana interiors business

‘I am a colour person as you can see – and I think the Irish have a gift for colour,” says Paris-based Irish designer Mary Shaw, gesturing to the g(...)

Ryanair was forced to cancel 250 flights, with many more cancellations expected

Tens of thousands of air passengers across Europe have had their travel plans thrown into disarray as hundreds of flights in and out of France were g(...)