Pictures from the Surface by Tadhg McSweeney

Pictures from the Surface – Tadhg McSweeney Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin *****   One of the most exciting moments in the hi(...)

Olivia Mai and her husband, Bartek Typrowicz, with their children, Anya (6) and Nicholas (3), outside The Stork Exchange, at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

It used to be a handwritten postcard of an impossibly idyllic scene that did the job. Now multiple photos of colourful cocktails, happy, sandy-face(...)

President of the Court of Appeal Mr Justice Seán Ryan, who sat with Mr Justice Gerard Hogan and Mr Justice Alan Mahon, said the court would reserve judgment to a date “as soon as possible”. File photograph: Collins Courts

A British citizen who was found on board a boat holding more than €400 million worth of cocaine off the Irish coast has moved to appeal his conviction(...)

Costa del Sol: Dubliners Wayne Lennon (38) and Brian McConville (30) admitted punching, kicking and stabbing London-born builder Paul Feathers at his home. Photograph: PA

Two Irish men have been sentenced to 11 years each in prison after being convicted of killing a British expat at his Costa del Sol home. A jury at a c(...)

Permanent TSB was given liberty to apply again to the court should there be a failure in making agreed repayments. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

A physical training instructor who fell behind on mortgage repayments for her Dublin apartment, which she was renting out for €800 a month while wo(...)

Towns such as Fuengirola, along the Costa del Sol have family friendly hotels and beaches

I’m going to Israel to attend a conference in mid-April and will have three or four free days. I would like to spend some time in Galilee. Ideally (...)

Israeli soldiers mourn during the  funeral of a colleague killed in a clash on the Lebanese border at Mount Hertzel cemetery in Jerusalem. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA.

Israel and Hizbullah have signalled that a rare flare-up in fighting across the Israel-Lebanon border is over, after the Lebanese guerrillas killed(...)

The people have been arrested in Lanzarote in connection with an investigation into a smuggling and money laundering ring. Photograph: Getty

Spanish police have arrested two former IRA members who they believe were leading a smuggling and money laundering ring.The pair were arrested in Lanz(...)

Ten great golfing breaks

Costa del Sol  With about 300 days of sunshine a year, the Costa del Sol’s enduring popularity amongst golfers is a combination of cl(...)

Aisling Jones: arranging car hire in advance kept transport costs to about €30 a person for the week, including petrol. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Irish holidaymakers spend about €1,000 on their summer holiday overseas. While that figure includes the cost of getting to a destination and stayin(...)