Gulets, traditional twin-masted schooners, above, are the perfect way to explore the coast of Anatolia in  Turkey

He was called Gem and certainly lived up to his name. The chef aboard our Turkish charter, Gem (Cem in Turkish) rustled up from his small galley ki(...)

The accident destroyed an unmanned Dragon cargo ship about two minutes after it lifted off from Florida for the International Space Station. Photograph: Mike Brown/Reuters

A faulty metal brace in an unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket likely triggered the explosion that destroyed the booster minutes after liftoff from Florid(...)

The unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photograph: Mike Brown/Reuters

A rocket which exploded shortly after takeoff on Sunday in Florida was the third loss of a cargo ship headed to the International Space Station in the(...)

TUI is hoping to improve its operating result by 10 to 15 per cent by the end of the current financial year.

Tui, the German tour operator that merged with TUI Travel Plc last year, narrowed first-quarter losses, driven by hotels and resorts sales as well as (...)

Gary O’Flynn served on Cork City Council from autumn 2003, when he was co-opted to replace his father, former Fianna Fáil TD, Noel O’Flynn, until he stood down in December 2008.

A former Fianna Fáil councillor has appeared in court in Cork charged with nine fraud offences relating to his obtaining of mortgages while working as(...)

Juanita Browne: “Kids today know much more about dinosaurs – animals that went extinct some 65 million years ago – than they do about our native animals”

We hear a lot nowadays about a lost connection with nature. Our grandparents were able to identify different trees; they recognised bird calls; they w(...)

 Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans at the UK premiere of Captain America: The Winter Soldier on March 20th

Even before one factors in the potentially baffling complications of Merlyn’s multiverse (ask a comic book fan then run away), the Marvelverse is a(...)

While tour operators have a future, the model which has served them well for generations is doomed Photograph: AP Photo/Michael Probst

What impact will Thomas Cook’s departure from the traditional charter holiday market in Ireland have?Probably not very much. While some commentators h(...)

England’s Marland Yarde is to undergo surgery on a hip injury. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

England wing Marland Yarde could miss the entire Six Nations as he requires surgery to repair a torn hip tendon.The London Irish flyer suffered the in(...)

Longtail boats at Phra Nang Beach (Hat Phra Nang) with Happy Island in the background. Railay, Krabi, Thailand
365 days of summer
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  • September 21, 2013, 00:00

Have a GoldenerOctober in CyprusAlready fretting about the turning back of that damned hour? Avoid the onset of winter blues with a quick trip to the (...)