Tree thinker: Germaine Greer at Cave Creek, in Queensland. Photograph: Newspix/Rex
Germaine Greer: my pet forest
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  • September 5, 2015, 10:30

‘It’s cheaper than a cocaine habit,” Germaine Greer says of her current consuming passion, the restoration of a Queensland rainforest long degraded by(...)

The much sought after London based Australian photographer Emma Summerton whose work regularly features in magazines such as W, i-D and Italian Vog(...)

Hannah (5) Moloney with her mother Siobhan Molony from Kilmainham browsing some Oil Paintings by Artist Paul Ryan during the weekly Sunday display by various artists of thier Art on Dublins Merrion Square. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

It’s one of the most enjoyable, easygoing things you can do on a sunny Sunday in Dublin: stroll around Merrion Square, look at the paintings and chat (...)

Orla Murphy: There’s something fundamentally wrong about leaving a person you love for economic reasons

The first time I emigrated I couldn’t wait to go. My parents, returned emigrants who sacrificed a lot to rear their children here, wanted me to stay. (...)

Will Keena: ‘I’m weak. Things upset me, I feel unable to cope sometimes. It’s taken a lot of years and a lot of miles covered to realise that and acknowledge my many failings.’

It’s never easy to ask for help. It seems wrong, doesn’t it? Unflattering to our ideas of ourselves as self-sufficient and resourceful. Admitting t(...)

My great-grandmother, aged 18 and standing tall

We define ourselves largely in relation to our family, even – or perhaps especially – when that family isn’t one we feel part of. Whether you adore(...)

Giant woolly sheep Chris before his shave on the outskirts of Canberra. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

About 40kg (88 lb) of wool has been sheared from a sheep found near Australia’s capital, the RSPCA said on Thursday, making him unofficially the world(...)

Dublin Road, Lusk, Co Dublin
Take 5 for €650,000

Coldwell Banker is seeking €650,000 for this three-bedroom bungalow and adjoining creche on Dublin Road, Lusk, Co Dublin

Philip O’Quigley: the  CEO of Falcon Oil & Gas said the drilling results in Australia  had exceeded expectations. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Falcon Oil & Gas, an exploration company chaired by industry veteran John Craven, saw its share price surge by close to 8 per cent on Tuesday afte(...)

CCTV footage  captured  Jill Meagher being approached as she walked home from a night out with work colleagues in Melbourne on September 22nd, 2012.

Adrian Bayley, who was convicted of raping and murdering Irish woman Jill Meagher, has challenged the refusal to grant him legal aid to fund his bid t(...)