Mount Juliet, in Co Kilkenny, where a three-night Christmas package costs from €1,595

Whoever dreamed up a national holiday that required weeks of shopping followed by days of cooking followed by hours of cleaning up was talking turkey.(...)

Galgorm Resort and Spa features Ireland’s first thermal village

Special spa getaway Tucked away in the rolling Antrim countryside, a few miles outside Ballymena, Galgorm Resort and Spa is a perfect hideaway for a (...)

George-Ruth O’Neill and Garry McGuinness When project specialist George-Ruth (33), from Salthill in Galway first met Cork man Garry (40) through wo(...)

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attending a basketball match in 2012. Their visit to Ireland is a ‘global story’, apparently. Photograph: Getty

Not since Shergar went missing has a search of the Irish countryside generated as much interest as the hunt for Kimye, the uber-celebrity couple who a(...)

TV personality Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West  in Paris last week. The newly-weds are to spend a week on honeymoon in Ireland. Photograph: Reuters

Celebrity TV star Kim Kardashian and her husband, rapper Kanye West flewinto Ireland today to spend a week honeymooning here following their wedding (...)