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 (...)

For several years me, my husband and our two boys ( eight and 10) have stayed at an all-inclusive hotel in Ireland but the boys are now past th(...)

No mercy: Lazzaro Baldi’s painting of killers attacking the repressive Roman emperor Domitian. Photograph: Galleria Spada/De Agostini/Getty Images

They were a crafty lot, the Romans, when it came to building dynasties, so perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Lindsey Davis’s latest (...)

Johnny Murtagh

The hugely-successful niche Johnny Murtagh is carving out for himself at the centre of a new training operation can be emphasised once again at(...)

Falcon Oil & Gas has applied for admission to trading on the London Stock Exchange and the Irish Stock Exchange and the placing of $25 mill(...)