This handout picture released by the Italian Police press office  shows arms found during an anti-mafia operation last month. Photograph: AFP/Italian Police

More than 100 suspected members of a Mafia clan based in the eastern Sicilian city of Catania have been arrested on charges of running extortion rack(...)

Knockranny House Hotel

Rua Deli, Bakery & Cafe in Castlebar, Co Mayo has come out on top as the overall winner of the Bord Bia Just Ask  Restaurant of the Year 2(...)

Jumping off the Forty Foot in Dublin: ‘When I first plunged into the water I set the seal to my new life.’ Photograph: Giovanni Frazzetto

It’s four o’clock on a Sunday afternoon and the Forty Foot is crowded. The tide is high, the water is choppy, a few kids swear as they jump from the r(...)

Prepping for its 75th anniversary next year, Jeep is one of those brands that has things you don’t quite expect, including an off-road ability that allows it to climb to the summit of an active volcano

I have something of an awkward relationship with volcanoes. The last time a spewing torrent of liquid magma and I crossed paths, it was the famous er(...)

Owner/Manager Russell Wilde and Head Chef David O’Byrne  at Richmond restaurant, Portobello, Dublin.

BERNARD SHAW GETS BEARDED The Real Bread Ireland movement and Bretzel Bakery are holding a gathering at the Bernard Shaw pub in Dublin 2 next W(...)

Seamus Moore and Gearoid Kenny Seamus, chief marketing officer at Groupon, and Gearoid, head of sales at a tech startup, met in 2009 in a Phoenix P(...)

Barcelona-based independent architecture practice Colombo Serboli comprises Matteo Colombo, an Italian from Milan who, while studying at the Polite(...)

  Indulgent hotels Capture a castle in Mayo Ashford Castle is synonymous with luxury and now that new owners, the Tollman family, ha(...)

Pope Francis smiles and  waves after he delivered the traditional Sunday Angelus at  St Peter’s Square. Photograph: Angelo Carconi/EPA

Pope Francis called on Sunday on every European parish and religious community to take in one migrant family each in a gesture of solidarity he said (...)

The Irish patrol ship LÉ Niamh successfully rescued 317 men, 11 women and one child about 58km north of Tripoli in Libya on Saturday. Photograph: Guglielmo Mangiapane/Reuters

The Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Niamh arrived at the port of Pozzallo in Sicily at 8.15am on Sunday with 329 refugees and migrants on board after car(...)