The National Botanic Gardens is hosting a series of Saturday guided walks called “biophilia tours” this January to encourage people to embrace their instinctive bonds with nature.
Aer Lingus staff model the airline's new uniform in Dublin' s GHQ building, Docklands. Designed by Louise Kennedy, it replaces the uniform she created 22 years ago. Video: John Cassidy
The Brown Thomas spring fashion show takes place at the Douglas Hyde Gallery in Trinity College Dublin on a set of sand dunes suffused with colour. Video: Kathleen Harris
With its 3-litre V6, dual-turbo, diesel powerplant, the Audi S6 might seem anachronistic to some - especially given its price premium over the standard A6. So how does it perform on Irish roads? Video: Neil Briscoe
Sporting a turbocharged 2.5 litre petrol engine, Audi's RS Q3 delivers a gloriously full-on soundtrack that may soon, sadly, be an echo of the past. A school-run crossover with 450hp? Daft, maybe... but what fun. Video: Neil Briscoe
Little Women star Saoirse Ronan was among those to shine on the Golden Globes red carpet as the stars of film and television gathered in Beverly Hills. Video: Reuters
Four Dublin pubs get into the festive spirit with elaborate Christmas decorations. Video: John Cassidy
Skoda once manufactured the Yeti, a terrific crossover that was somehow overlooked by much of the car-buying public. Does its new Kamiq offer the same blend of practicality and sheer fun? Video: Neil Briscoe
There were emotional scenes at Dublin Airport as thousands of Irish people living abroad returned home for Christmas to be greeted by family and friends. Video: Bryan O'Brien
The eighth generation of the timeless Volkswagen Golf is here, but does it live up to the models that have come before it? We took it for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Given the vital importance of human donor milk for premature babies, is it not now time we had our own milk bank in the Republic - even without all the Brexit uncertainty? Video: John Cassidy
Tesla is a brand that is seldom out of the spotlight and attracts an almost fanatical following of fans. So how does its Model X Long Range fare, an all-electric family that sits in the circa €100,000 sector of the market? Video: Neil Briscoe
The Gifted Craft & Design Fair is at the RDS. Over 100 artisan food producers and 400 designers, makers and independent retailers show off their wares, along with sustainable, ethical clothing, beauty products and homewares. Video: John Cassidy
Is going hybrid an important step on the road to a fully electric car market? We take the Skoda Superb iV for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Former UFC fighter and Sinn Féin councillor Paddy Holohan's "dark days" are behind him and he isn't ruling out presidential bids in the future.
Making the most delicious souffles is easy once you follow these instructions... just watch. Video: Vanessa's Cooks Academy
The Ford Ranger Raptor is the most ridiculous car we have driven all year. It also happens to be an unlikely candidate for the silliest, most exciting and most fun car we have tested. How can a giant Ford pick-up be so cool? Video: Neil Briscoe
Warm up those cold winter nights with Vanessa Greenwood's traditional bread and butter pudding recipe. Video: Cooks Academy Ireland Culinary School
The Mazda 3 SkyActiv-X petrol engine boasts power-boosting, yet simultaneously fuel-saving, combustion technology. Does all this engineering cleverness justify the extra cash over the perfectly good standard 3 though? Video: Neil Briscoe
An excerpt from Chasing Stars, a new documentary that follows chef Damien Grey's journey from co-ownership of Heron & Grey, a Michelin-starred restaurant in Dublin, through the break-up of the business and his new restaurant, Liath.
Cooks Academy Ireland Vanessa Greenwood's recipe for chocolate mocha squares .
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Diesel or electric? We take the diesel powered Mercedes-Benz GLC200d for a test drive and compare it to Mercedes' all-electric EQC, available for around €30,000 more. Video: Neil Briscoe
A delicious pear and ginger sticky puddings that is both quick and easy to make by Cooks Academy founder Vanessa Greenwood.
The long-awaited Tesla Model 3 has hit Ireland, boasting all-electric drive with decent range and a high-tech, minimalist interior. It's a game-changer in many ways - but does it make the cut in terms of fit and finish? Video: Neil Briscoe
Cooks Academy Ireland Vanessa Greenwood's recipe for chocolate ganache tart.
Renault's compact crossover, the Captur, had been a big seller for the French marque both here and abroad. The new version boasts some stylistic tweaks and interior improvements, but otherwise keeps the same successful formula. Video: Neil Briscoe
The Toyota Supra A90 Edition is a rather special car - limited to a run of just 90 across Europe, it is a thoroughbred sports car propelled by a 340bhp straight-six. We take it for a few laps around Mondello Park. Video: Neil Briscoe
Aimsir Restaurant, located at Cliff at Lyons, Co Kildare, was awarded two Michelin Guide stars less than five months after opening. We meet the husband and wife team behind the venture, Jordan Bailey and Majken Bech Bailey. Video: Bryan O’Brien
Once one of Ireland's best sellers, the Megane competes in a market flooded with the ever-popular SUV. It also has strong competition in the hatchback sector, including the Mazda 3 and the Toyota Corolla. How does it compare? Video: Neil Briscoe
Irish brothers Sean and Martin Clinton have set out to make the best crisps when they dreamt up Clintons Crisps 3½ years ago, and they’re so convinced they’ve done it that they’ve put “world’s best crisps” on the front of the bag. Video: Alan Betson
Peugeot's 508 SW is a good looking car - even a cool and individualistic one How does it fare in a tough, premium sector dominated by Germany's Big Three? We take it for a spin to evaluate.
The Volvo S60 T5 is undoubtedly a very desirable car, but is it truly worthy of the evocative T5 badge worn by fire-breathing 850 T5s of old? We find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Situated in Bellewstown, Co Meath, the entire property is available as single lot on 80 acres through Savills seeking €2.4 million. Alternatively there are six lots available to buy, with the main house on 38 acres offered for €1.975 million.
Is it possible to teach an old dog new tricks? We take the new hybrid version of Ford's classic Mondeo Estate for a test drive. Video: Neil Briscoe
Can the all-electric Zero DS ZF14.4 motorcycle be as fun to ride as the noisy, petrol-powered machines that bikers know and love? We took one for a - very quiet - blast to find out. Video: John Cassidy
Is the Kia e-Soul the best value electric car on the market? We take it out on the road to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Mazda's CX-30 SkyActiv-X is a comfortable crossover with an interior to rival the likes of Lexus. The engine is a new, high-compression design which Mazda claims delivers both better power and economy. Video: Neil Briscoe.
The latest phase of Lansdowne Place in Ballsbridge, Dublin of 26 high-end apartments ranging from 65sq m to 512sq m, by Chartered Land, has come to market. Video: Savills/Sherry Fitzgerald
The Toyota RAV4 has gone through many iterations since the early nineties. This new version is a bigger, more rugged-looking SUV, powered by a petrol/electric hybrid powertrain which really impresses around town. We like it. Video: Neil Briscoe
The Mug Shot is a coffee kiosk in the public car park of the Four Courts that offers training and work experience for people who have been through Ireland's prison system.
Dismissed as a “dolly bird” when she first started rallying, Dubliner Rosemary Smith went on to become a racing legend in the male-dominated world of motorsport and the oldest-ever person to drive a Formula 1 car at the age of 79.
The Clubman John Cooper Works is the most powerful Mini ever, but does its 306bhp produce the thrills you might expect? Video: Neil Briscoe
Meath Rose Meghan Byrne lifted 100kg onstage during the 60th Rose of Tralee festival this year. Video: RTÉ
With a range of 400km the Audi e-Tron quattro is an impressive car but with prices starting from €91,000 (inclusive of grants) it's also expensive. Video: Neil Briscoe
Staff in the 'Salty Shamrock', an Irish bar in Florida have filmed themselves pouring Conor McGregor’s whiskey down the toilet after a video appeared of the Crumlin-born MMA fighter allegedly punching a man in a Dublin pub. Video: Salty Shamrock Pub
Can a Skoda with a similar price tag to the BMW X3 and Audi Q5 really compete? We take the Kodiaq RS for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
The annual "Chaps Olympiad" event in southern England has participants trying to outdo each other by not spilling tea while riding a bicycle, throwing cucumber sandwiches and hopping while holding a glass of gin and tonic. Credit: Reuters
Paddy Buckley's father opened the FX Buckley butcher shop on Moore Street in 1930.
Catherine Sanz won the Little Miss Mary pageant in Dungloe in 1999 and returned 20 years later to see if the competition has changed and if it is more than just a "lovely girls competition."
Preparations are in full flow for the annual 146th Dublin Horse Show at the RDS. 1,600 horses will compete across 130 competitions and classes over the five days in one of the biggest horse shows in the world. Video: Bryan O'Brien
The BMW 3 Series is a known drivers' car, especially in M-Sport trim. We look at the Touring estate version to see if it offers best-of-both worlds practicality and driving pleasure. Video: Neil Briscoe
Cherry Orchard Equine Centre in Ballyfermot runs pony camps for five weeks during the summer months where children learn riding and stable skills and engage in fun activities. Video: Bryan O’Brien
Audi's sporty version of the updated A4, the S4, is available only as a three-litre diesel in Europe. Make no mistake, though - it delivers an impressive driving experience whilst not penalising too heavily at the pumps. Video: Neil Briscoe
The 100th Liffey Swim takes place August 3rd, 2019. Competitors must complete a number of open sea swims to qualify for the historic race. Video: Enda O'Dowd
The Mercedes-Benz A-Class saloon is about €1,000 cheaper than its CLA coupé sibling, both are front-wheel drive and share similar dimensions - so could the A-Class be the smarter buy? We test one to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
The Ford Fiesta Active is essentially a Fiesta on stilts pretending to be a 4x4 - can such an idea work in the real world? We take it for a spin to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
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
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