Annual membership to one of whiskey’s most exciting clubs is now open ‘There’s both an art and a science to coopering, and to whiskey making,’ says Kevin O’Gorman, Midleton Distillery’s master distiller

Barrel Club Midleton Distillery offers access to some of the world’s finest Irish whiskey brands, the chance to sample limited editions and attend members-only experiences

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Proposed Garda oversight powers ‘unconstitutional’, Harris says   Garda Commissioner Drew Harris: he said powers proposed for  Garda oversight agencies  would be greater than those  gardaí   currently have. Photograph: Alan Betson

Justice committee hears investigations into gardaí for wrongdoing could go on for years

Andy Farrell’s autumn Ireland squad falls along anticipated lines Dan Sheehan’s ability with ball in hand has earned him a call up for the autumn internationals. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leinster duo Dan Sheehan and Ciarán Frawley the news names in squad of 38

Ideal Home Show celebrates interest in home interiors and upgrades ‘The suppliers at the exhibition are here because they are ready to do business,’ says Caitriona O’Connor of SDL Exhibitions. ‘We’re just delighted to be back’

The autumn Permanent TSB Ideal Home Show will offer everything home improvers and upgraders could want from October 22nd-25th at RDS

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