A Chinese festive feast to celebrate the Year of the Dog

A taste of the Orient comes to Dublin on February 16th, when the 10th annual Dublin Chinese New Year Festival marks the beginning of the Year of (...)

The new Finland adventure holiday offers a chance to  swap playdates for a husky safari this mid-term break

Snow Safari   Try the new Finland adventure holiday via TUI and swap playdates for a husky safari this mid-term break. Chase the Northern lights(...)

Mei Chin and Kwanghi Chan are doing a hands-on masterclass in Chinese cooking at Cooks Academy in Dublin  as part of the 10th Dublin Chinese New Year Festival. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

‘He speaks Cantonese and I speak Mandarin, so we can’t always understand each other,” Chinese- American food writer and author Mei Chin, who has been(...)

Chinese New Year, the year of the rooster, is being celebrated at a two-week festival of culinary, cultural, musical and sporting events in Dublin

Chinese New Year 2017 is being marked in Dublin by a two-week festival to celebrate the arrival of the year of the rooster. The 10th Dublin Chinese Ne(...)

Bosco meets Erik Sprague aka The Lizardman in Dublin’s Smithfield for the 2016 Laya City Spectacular. This year’s event takes place from July 7th-9th (Dublin), 15th-16th (Cork). Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

JANUARY Out to Lunch January 6th-29th Take a trip to Belfast for a mind-expanding programme that includes music from James Vincent McMorrow, a live(...)

Fifi Rong prefers to record alone late at night

Whether she is making beats, singing in Chinese or guesting on a track by heavyweights such as Tricky or Skepta, Fifi Rong’s musical personality is a(...)