A file image of David Byrne of Raleigh Square, Crumlin, who was shot dead at by a gang of armed men at the Regency Hotel in Dublin. Photograph:  Paddy Cummins

The man murdered by a six-strong gang during a shooting attack at a packed boxing event in north Dublin’s Regency Hotel had escaped serious conviction(...)

 Gardai search in the  Charlemont Estate, in north Dublin on Saturday, where a a van was found burnt out , as part of investigations into the fatal shooting of David Byrne (34). Photograph: Collins

Gardaí investigating the murder of David Byrne believe they know the identities of at least three of the six attackers. While detectives believe the(...)

Police and forensic officers attend the scene of a shooting at the Regency Airport Hotel in Dublin,  February 5th, 2016. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Gardaí are fearful an intense period of gangland feuding has started in Dublin after at least four armed men opened fire at a boxing weigh-in open to (...)

Until recently, most large producers concentrated on well-known varieties that were in demand worldwide

W e Irish have always liked the wines of Chile. They currently outsell Australia, France and every other country. Chile offers well-made wines at ver(...)

An Aedes aegypti mosquito, which carries Zika virus, photographed in a laboratory at the University of El Salvador in San Salvador. Brazilian health authorities confirmed on Thursday a case of transmission of Zika through a blood transfusion. Photograph: Marvin Recinos/AFP/Getty Images

A pregnant woman is among the seven people identified as being infected with the Zika virus in Spain after visiting affected countries. The country’s(...)

The claimant must attend National Lottery headquarters in person to officially claim the prize but has 90 days from the date of the draw to do so. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Irish winner of Friday night’s shared €132 million EuroMillions jackpot will have to wait till the end of the week before the money is pooled from(...)

Houses in Pola de Allande

M y son Patrick and I are walking the Camino Primitivo – it’s the Camino, but not as you know it. It is early morning in May and we are in northern S(...)

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(...)

Spain’s King Felipe (left) greets acting prime minister Mariano Rajoy before their meeting at Zarzuela Palace in Madrid. Photograph: Andres Ballesteros/Reuters

Pilar Márquez doesn’t usually take much of an interest in her country’s politics, but recently she has not been able to avoid the subject. Nearly six (...)