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(...)

Ireland, Navan: €500,000 Sherry FitzGerald

Sherry FitzGerald Lannon is seeking €500,000 for a five-bedroom bungalow with land in Brownstown, Navan. We find similarly-priced properties around th(...)

Co Cork, Ireland:  €300,000, Killian Lynch Auctioneers

Killian Lynch Auctioneers is seeking €300,000 for this four-bedroom bungalow in Co Cork. We find similar properties in Turkey, Italy, Spain and Franc(...)

The 2009 The Girls of Ryanair Calendar. Michael O’Leary says new Ryanair “family friendly” love does not involve inviting paying customers to ogle scantily clad staff for charity. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Ryanair calendar’s dead and gone. Unlike O’Leary, it’s in the grave. “Ryanair’s ‘Offensive and Sexist’ Bikini Girl Cabin Crew Calendar Scrapped” s(...)

Ryanair has called time on its calendar of cabin crew in bikinis.The low-fare airline’s chief executive Michael O’Leary told Today FM that the calend(...)

Donald and Jane Maxwell at their Cabinteely home with their grandchildren (front, from left) Charlie Hilliard, Clara Maxwell, Lucy Hilliard, Alison Plunkett and Lisa Maxwell; (back row, from left) Tanya Plunkett, David Maxwell, Daniel Plunkett and Ben Hilliard. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It took a long trek from Dublin, and many rounds of “I Spy”, to visit my only granny, who lived in Norfolk. But anticipation of the pleasure of being (...)

An ambulance arrives with a patient to the emergency entrance of Malaga’s Materno Infantil hospital. Photograph: Jon Nazca/Reuters

Five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King has left hospital in Spain and is believed to be on his way to the Czech Republic for specialist proton (...)

Brett and Naghmeh King, parents of five-year-old Ashya King,  at their lawyer’s office in Seville, Spain, yesterday. Photograph: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

The parents of Ashya King have arrived at a Spanish hospital for a reunion with their sick son, after speaking for the first time of their anguish at (...)

Brett and Naghmeh King, parents of five year old Ashya King, hold a press conference at their lawyer’s office in Seville, Spain, today. Photograph:  Denis Doyle/Getty Images.

The parents of Ashya King have been reunited with their son.Brett and Naghmeh King today saw the five-year-old, who has a brain tumour, for the first (...)

 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)