Forty per cent of respondents to a recent survey said they now feel pressure to take “more adventurous” holidays

Are you more interested in showing off or switching off on holidays? In a recent travel trends survey, almost half of the respondents (47 per cent) sa(...)

The Tweed Project

In Ireland a growing number of small brands and young designers driven by ethical concerns are creating collections that are also aesthetically pleas(...)

Luna community manager Leo Molloy said they were ‘over the moon’ at the win which they attributed to hard work

Dublin restaurant Luna, which has been open for less than a year, has been recognised as the best eatery in Ireland. The Drury Street business opene(...)

Elizabeth Francis loves the oval shape of her white Kartell table

Elizabeth Francis grew up in Co Donegal and studied architecture at UCD. After graduation she went to work in Paris. There she met Mario Cucinella, a(...)

A new book called Slow Fashion highlights the growing importance of sustainable fashion worldwide

SILK TO LOUNGE AROUND IN The Irish-based silk boutique Ethical Silk, founded by Eva Power, has just launched a new loungewear range made with eco-f(...)

Irish Times travel writer competition winner Ruth Petherick
Divine Indian essence
  • Travel
  • April 16, 2016, 05:24

On the day of my departure, I post a picture of an elephant to my Facebook page with the caption, “Let the adventure begin”. His decoratively painted(...)

There are many ways of being in India. At Agra Fort, an American girl with henna tattoos and flowing scarves was bargaining with the toilet attendant(...)

  Indulgent hotels Capture a castle in Mayo Ashford Castle is synonymous with luxury and now that new owners, the Tollman family, ha(...)

41-46 South Great George’s Street and 51-53 Lower Stephen Street

The new owner of a Victorian style building at the junction of South Great George’s Street and Lower Stephen Street in Dublin 2 is reported to be plan(...)

India to Nepal by Bus   The Indian and Nepalese governments have just officially inaugurated the first-ever bus service between the two (...)