Stephen Fry (57) and the man he recently married, Elliott Spencer (27). Photographs: Niki Nikolova/Filmmagic

Age-gap relationships are and always have been controversial, but if you are limiting the pool you choose a mate from by age, you could be losing o(...)

The Kemp’s Ridley turtle has been described as the world’s smallest and most endangered sea turtle. Photograph: Aoife Flynn

Coastwatch Ireland has confirmed identification of a tiny reptile washed up in Donegal as a Kemp’s Ridley – described by National Geographic a(...)

When you have reached that difficult moment of emotional crisis where you’ve decided to reach out to a psychology professional, you will probably l(...)

‘I’m hoping that by being very specific about platonic physical interaction, people will follow suit,’ says the man behind Cuddlr. Photograph: Getty Images

When hook-up app Tinder headed this year’s tech gold rush (at one point growing by 1 per cent a day), the race was suddenly on for other app makers(...)

Alone, the charity working with socially isolated older people, replicating an ad they ran in Irish newspapers in Britain and the US in the early 1980s, as the last wave of mass emigration from Ireland was just beginning.

There is a poster hanging in the Dublin office of Alone, the charity working with socially isolated older people, replicating an ad they ran in Irish (...)

Lighten up, connect mind and body and let go of negative thoughts. That was the message from renowned psychotherapist Dr Trish Murphy when she addr(...)

Katie O’Flynn and Vivien White on Grafton Street, Dublin. Both identify themselves as aromantic asexuals. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill 2:35

Oscar and Eva are in love. Oscar, full of energy, bustles about and worries about the precise measurements for banana bread. Eva, more introverted (...)

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  • September 2, 2014, 10:04

Healthy Town is a unique collaboration between the Irish Times and Pfizer Healthcare aimed at harnessing community spirit and expert knowledge to show(...)

Agony aunt Ann Landers. Photograph: Kevin Horan/The Life Images Collection/Getty Images

“If you need a helping hand and have no one to turn to, write to Mary Marryat. Her understanding and sympathetic advice have comforted many readers(...)

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Q My boyfriend and I are totally in love and share everything in common, from our careers to our hobbies and tastes. He’s my soul mate, and life i(...)