Former UCD student Patrick Norris ended up working for NASA in Houston for three years in the late 1960s at the peak of the Apollo programme that landed the first men on the moon in July 2019. Video: Bryan O'Brien / NASA/ Reuters
BMW's behemoth X7 boasts roomy back-row seats, but with its extra bulk and price, would you choose one over the Bavarian firm's excellent X5? We take it for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Oldcourt House, a six-bedroom Georgian house located on 13 acres of idyllic Kildare countryside, has gone on the market through Sherry FitzGerald for €1.75 million. Video: Sherry FitzGerald
The new Renault Clio looks much the same as the outgoing model, but features a new chassis and updated engines. The high quality, soft-touch interior however, is a much nicer place to be. We test the 100hp, 1-litre version. Video: Neil Briscoe
33 Irish designers showcase their work at Brown Thomas's CREATE 2019.
Margaret Gallagher lives happily in a 280-year-old cottage with no running water, electricity, phone or internet. Video: Enda O’Dowd
Could the Volkswagen T-Cross be about to buck the compact SUV trend by being both well designed and well engineered? We take it out on the road to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
The best burger in Ireland comes from Handsome Burger, in Galway, according to the burger-eating public, almost 20,000 of whom voted for their favourites in this nationwide competition, which is part of National Burger Day. Video: Bryan O'Brien
An video that demonstrated a novel way of peeling garlic went viral, Irish Times Consumer Affairs correspondent Conor Pope puts the new method to the test.
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is pursuing a plan to secure all 90 units at the Herbert Hill apartment scheme beside Dundrum Town Centre for social housing.. Video: James Forde
The Blunden sisters Jane and Caroline are currently tidying out the former family home Castle Blunden in Co Kilkenny, with some of the contents being auctioned by Sheppards Auction House on June 25th. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Could cars such as the ultra-refined Mercedes GLC F-Cell, based on hydrogen fuel-cell technology, present a more practical alternative for the future of motoring? We take it for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Stoneybatter is one of 10 towns and urban areas that was featured in The Irish Times Healthy Streets project, where different areas are judged on how healthy they are.
Chris de Burgh has put his Co Wicklow home on the market for €12.5 million. Bushey Park is set on just under 11 hectares (27 acres) and is one of the priciest country estates to come up for sale since the property-market recovery. Video: Sothebys
120 luxury apartments at Hanover Quay, have come to the rental market. Two beds will cost from €3,700 whilst penthouses are expected to command a five-figure monthly sum according to Carysfort Capital, owners of the development.
After close to 15 years of rumours and speculation, Honda have released the new NSX - but is the American designed Japanese supercar worth the wait? We took it out on the road to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
The annual Bloom Festival is an annual showcase for some of the country's top garden designers. We meet some of those behind this year's show gardens. Video: Bryan O'Brien
The Bloom Festival, created by Bord Bia, has kicked off in the Phoenix Park. It showcases the best from Ireland's horticulture and food industry for five days, concluding on the June bank holiday Monday. Video: Bryan O'Brien
The Citroën C5 Aircross is a capable, value-for-money, 5-seater family crossover competing in an ever-more-crowded sector of the market. Video: Neil Briscoe
The owner / landlord of a Dublin 4 house has recorded footage of the property after the departure of the tenants. The footage shows large amount of waste left behind as well as filthy work surfaces and flooring.
Is the special edition MINI - marking 60 years of the famous name and limited to a run of 500 - worth the major spend? Video: Neil Briscoe
Take a look through Avolon, a modernist four bedroom home located near Kinsale, Co Cork. Avolon is on the market, through Sherry Fitzgerald, for €3.1 million. Video: Sherry Fitzgerald
Stars from the world of film and music come together on the red carpet of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival. Video: Reuters
Sherry Fitzgerald are seeking €5.25 million for 12 Oakley Road, Ranelagh, a stunning double-fronted 6,046sq ft Edwardian/contemporary home on a third-of-an-acre site. Video: Sherry Fitzgerald
Neil Briscoe test drives the new Honda CR-V, the 5th generation of the world's best-selling SUV. Video: Neil Briscoe
Lady Gaga made a grand entrance at New York's annual Met Gala by making four wardrobe changes on the red carpet. Video: Reuters
The new Range Rover Evoque looks and feels just like the old Evoque, but is it better to drive? We take it for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Irish Times consumer affairs correspondent Conor Pope visits the site of Center Parcs Longford Forest, due to open to holidaymakers in August 2019.
Could the new BMW 330i M-Sport really be "the best 3 Series in a long time"? We take it for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
St Clare's Primary School in Harold's Cross, Dublin have come up with a novel way to get kids to school on time while raising awareness of environmental and fitness issues. It's called the 'scooter train'. Video: Bryan O'Brien
The new Toyota Camry may not be flash, but does that make it any less enjoyable to drive? We take it for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Can the second generation of the Mercedes CLA coupé live up to the first? We take the Mercedes-Benz CLA 200 for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Can a Lexus still feel luxury and premium when it is a front-wheel drive car? We take the Lexus ES300h F-Sport for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
David Doyle, who has an intellectual disability, has discovered a new lease of life since moving into a private bungalow, having previously lived in the St John of God residential institution in Drumcar, Co Louth. Video: Genio
Does the Audi A1 have what it takes to compete with the premium hatchback market leader, the Volkswagen Golf? We take it for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Weighing in at just over a whopping 1,800kg, the BMW 840d is heavy, but does this affect the performance? We take it out on the road to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Irish Times consumer affairs correspondent Conor Pope spends a day at Ikea's Dublin store to find out how the homeware giant decides what to sell to Irish consumers and what it's doing about all that plastic.
When attempting to drive to Europe's northernmost point, one probably does not consider the two-seat, convertible, rear-wheel drive Mazda MX5 to be the ideal car. Neil Briscoe puts the little Japanese sports car to the ultimate test.
Texan Mark Samson, whose alter ego is the drag queen Delilah Pipes, began learning songs in Irish when he started dating a fluent Gaeilgeoir from Connemara. Video: Siobhán Ní Chiobháin
The owners of a beautiful barn conversion holiday home in the Glens of Antrim gave Belast-based interior designer Patricia McGinnis the brief of kitting the home out only with items either made or sourced in Ireland. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Are Peugeot capable of making a saloon to take on the big German car manufacturers? We take the 508 out for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Locals in Paris pub The Cricketer are unsure about a new drink: Brexit Blonde. Brewed in Scotland, the beer’s hoppy notes give it a deliberate bitterness, says barman Lomig Fronty. Video: Reuters
From National No Smoking Day onwards, people on the TCD campus will only be allowed to smoke in two designated shelters and on the perimeter of College Park.
Can the latest version of the BMW X5 live up to the original? We took it out on the road to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Can Mazda take on the likes of the Toyota Corolla, Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf? We take the Mazda 3 out for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Aspiring dancer Rosa Devine was 16 when she was first invalided by Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Incapacitated for almost a year she turned to comics and art, and found the path to a new career. Video by Bryan O’Brien.
The Old Post Office in Kilmacthomas, has been sympathetically restored by Rosemary Brown who has fond memories of growing up in the house when it was a hub of activity in the tiny Co. Waterford village. Video: Bryan O’Brien
Could the launch of the new Toyota Corolla be the most significant car launch in Ireland this year? We take it out for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
'Rockview', a superb waterside residence on Coliemore Road, Dalkey, has come on the market through Sherry Fitzgerald.
Is baby Lena Wilhare's love of mussels proof that you can get children to eat anything? Video: Wilhare family
36 Sandymount Avenue, Ballsbridge is a five-bedroom house in Ballsbridge full of interesting architecture detail and is on the market through Knight Frank for €3million. Video: Enda O'Dowd
Could one be forgiven for mistaking the new Kia Proceed for a Porsche? We take it out for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
There were bold styles on the Grammy Awards' red carpet as stars of the music world - including Cardi B, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry - posed for photographs. Video: Reuters
A good quality home-cooked meal is the only to celebrate Valentine’s day and you can't go wrong with this creamy and delicious beef stroganoff. Video: Lily Higgins
Is an SUV without a diesel option really a good idea? We take the Honda CR-V out on the road to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Denise O'Connor explains how the goal for her overall house design was to create an enjoyable home the family could cook, eat and entertain in.
Denise O’Connor talks about the importance of a home designed for wellbeing and happiness.
Denise O'Connor explains how she designed a custom space for her boys to enjoy, a remedy to the cluttered room of old.
Could the Stelvio Quadrifoglio be Alfa Romeo's new lucky charm? We take it out on the road to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Hibernian House, Monasterevin, a Georgian townhouse dating back to 1850 - 1870 which was once home to the Hibernian Bank, has been restored to its former glory by a young family who have recently returned home from Australia. Video: Bryan O'Brien
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