Q and A: Can Ireland win the Rugby World Cup? Ireland capped off a stellar year with a Guinness Series win over the All Blacks on Saturday but can they translate it into World Cup success? Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

It’s been an unprecedented year but can the quarter-final curse be thrown aside in 2019?

The Story of Home: Escape to the country Grainne Walsh, Metalman Brewery: “Home is somewhere you feel completely relaxed and at ease in. Everyone’s idea of a comfortable home is different, but for me it’s about space and access to outside space.” Photographs: Tanya Colclough

A coastal stone cottage, dating from the 1890s, is the quirky new home of Grainne Walsh, who left her life in Dublin to set up Metalman Brewing in Co Waterford

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