Community gardener Maeve Foreman hoeing weeds in one of the raised beds belonging to Mud Island Community Garden in Dublin

As young or youngish gardeners, we rarely stop to wonder what it would feel like to suffer from a sore back, or diminishing mobility, or fading eyesig(...)

Belvedere House, Mullingar, Co Westmeath

My favourite moment in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice comes when Elizabeth Bennett gets her first look at Mr Darcy’s gaff – the enormous and beauti(...)

The Macnas parade in Galway.

‘There are real live ghosts in there,” my five-year-old self screamed, running at full pelt from the basement of an historic Co Mayo house to the s(...)