Elizabeth Aston  Senior adviser industry affairs, Amadeus IT Group Elizabeth Aston, neé Rogers, began her career in Irish tourism and with f(...)

Gladys Ganiel: “Show up, put in the work, keep at it day after day even just doing a little bit and you’ll get there.” Photograph: Declan Roughan/Inpho

Gladys Ganiel of North Belfast Harriers ran 2.38:53 in the Seville marathon last weekend, making her one of five Irish-qualified runners to post a tim(...)

Prinzessinnengarten in Berlin, a community garden run by a committee of 10 or 12 people who offer workshops on growing and spaces for tool and bike repair. Photograph: Ullstein Bild/Getty Images

The chrome and neon of the chain stores and multiples make it a generic European high street, a typical shrine to consumerism. The freezing weather an(...)

Emma Cleverley and Enda O’Doherty Primary school teacher Emma, from Cullen, Co Cork, and Enda, a civil engineer, met in 2006 at NUIG. After two years(...)

Anton Savage: instead of a cliched mid-Atlantic twang he opts for a Mitteleuropa accent. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Once upon a time it was practically de rigueur for aspiring broadcasters to adopt a mid-Atlantic accent, with many a radio DJ especially affecting (...)

The letter which was delivered to Roisin Henderson’s office in the Inish Times. Photograph: Roisin Henderson/Facebook

“Your man Henderson. That boy with the glasses who’s doing the PhD up there in Queens in Belfast.” Sure ya know him - he lives up there with th(...)

Irish Rugby ambassador Fiona Coghlan, Ireland Women head coach Tom Tierney,  IRFU chief executive Philip Browne and team captain Niamh Briggs at the announcement that Ireland will host the 2017 tournament. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The Women’s Rugby World Cup is coming to Ireland in August 2017. The University College Dublin campus, and possibly Donnybrook’s 4G pitch, will(...)

The study into the predictability of the senior cycle exams found that the issue was “not very problematic” across six subjects investigated. Photograph: The Irish Times

Greater emphasis should be given in the Leaving Cert to assessing “higher order thinking skills”, an independent report has recommended. The study int(...)

Munster’s Donnacha Ryan: with the World Cup looming the secondrow could benefit from playing for Emerging Ireland at the Tbilisi Cup in June. Photograph: Inbpho

As the World Cup looms ever closer representative playing outlets become a cherished commodity for those looking to impress Ireland coach Joe S(...)

Weekend in . . . Belfast: take a ‘black taxi tour’ to better understand the city’s fraught history. Drivers deliver a running commentary on the Troubles and explain the significance of the numerous political murals. Photograph: Chris Carmichael/The New York Times:

Avoided, underrated or just plain forgotten, Belfast is a city that’s been fighting a bad reputation for half a century. A visit today, however, is(...)