The tower at Glendalough, Co Wicklow: round towers’ windows opened to the cardinal points, allowing the bell tones to ring out the canonical hours of the monastic day
Round towers and tall tales

Ireland’s only unique contribution to world architecture, the free-standing round tower, survives at some 65 sites with examples in all but four of th(...)

    Fumbally Exchange founder George Boyle with President Michael D Higgins at the official opening of the organisation’s new flagship building. Picture Jason Clarke Photography

Fumbally Exchange, a not-for-profit organisation that offers a low-cost base and collaboration opportunities for creative businesses, has annou(...)

A route that reads like a tour guide for Italian villages and cities: Michael Taylor and Greg Kable in their 1954 Alfa Romeo 2000 Sportiva

There was a time when Italy had a 1,000-mile road race from Brescia, in the north, down to Rome and back. Fifty-six people were killed in the Mille Mi(...)

When did you start running and why?In January this year. I wanted to get fit, lose a few kilos but also finally to conquer a fear of running – never t(...)