Travel: Escape to España

Conil de la Frontera, Cadiz Why: This modern take on an Andalusian white town is within easy reach of Cadiz, Seville and Jerez, and boasts stretches (...)

The La Cala Resort is located close to Malaga Airport.

Irish company FBD Property & Leisure Ltd has announced a joint venture with Taylor Wimpey Spain to develop 103 units at its La Cala Resort near Ma(...)

Members of the Spanish Special Group Against Organised Crime engaged in a drugs investigation aboard a catamaran in the harbour of La Coruna. Photograph: EPA

Spain has long been characterised as a refuge for criminals fleeing the law enforcement agencies of their own countries, a place where fugitives could(...)

Christy Kinahan Senior. Photograph courtesy of the Sunday World

Dubliner David Byrne, who was shot dead by a gang of six men at the Regency Hotel in Dublin on Friday had close links with an international Irish-led (...)

An elevated view over Biertan at sunrise

We bit the bullet and booked flights to Bucharest, Romania, for 16 days in July. We have three kids, aged 13, 11 and nine, who love walking, cycling,(...)

The Moors last ruled here 500 years ago. But the tradition of the hammam – the public baths later banned by the Spanish queen Isabella – is thriving once mor
Granada: a place of more and Moor
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Masseurs and masseuses glide through the dimly lit space, flitting between niches in the arched cavern. Diffused light enters through star- shaped sky(...)

Todi, Santa Maria della Consolazione - Umbria, Italy

My husband and I plan to attend a family wedding in Todi, Italy, in May. We would like to travel from Ireland by ferry and then by rail through Franc(...)

General Mac Eoin said treatment  was described as “sun and more sun”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

War of Independence veteran and Free State general Seán Mac Eoin unsuccessfully claimed for a Mediterranean cruise to help heal his war wounds, Milit(...)

Ashford Castle in winter

Make hay in Cork If you’ve been responsible for feeding the troops all over Christmas, it’s time to sit back and let someone else do the cookin(...)

Cassandra Reddin, of Woodlands, Ratoath, Co Meath  arriving at the Four Courts  for the continuation of her High Court action for damages. Photograph: Collins Courts

A former flight attendant who sued Aer Lingus claiming she was injured during an alleged heavy landing at Dublin Airport has withdrawn her High Court (...)