Tourist attraction? Cliffs on the Wild Atlantic Way. Illustration: Michael Viney

The wavy white lines of the Wild Atlantic Way proliferate on new road signs all around us – signs that light up in car headlights with such explosive (...)

Contrails: the jet streams wrapped around the planet are broad rivers of wind often thousands of kilometres long, shifting between north and south as seasons change. Illustration: Michael Viney

Between the slashing hail squalls borrowed from Canada’s winter, I kept an eye on the sky above the mountain, looking for contrails speeding far too f(...)

The lightwell feature in the headquarters of the Irish Georgian Society in the City Assembly House on South William Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Following the accelerated urbanisation of the boom years that allowed excessive building in inappropriate locations to go unchecked, efforts to take a(...)

Landscape architect Sophie von Maltzan, centre, with fellow artists and friends in the Smithfield Art Tunnel. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times 2:34

Smithfield Art Tunnel, a community garden and open air gallery set on a scrap of unused land in Dublin city, opened two years ago and will soon(...)

Christopher Robson, who has died aged 72, said when the Civil Partnership Act was passed in 2010 that he and his partner Bill Foley had spent h(...)