A train crosses the Nine Arches Bridge near the town of  Ella. Photograph: Graham Crouch/The New York Times

The man in the khaki vest slurped noisily from his cup, descended briefly into scowling meditation, spat the contents into a sink and then unleashe(...)

The Relais & Châteaux 60th anniversary celebrations kick off with a  dinner at The House restaurant at the Cliff House Hotel in Ardmore tomorrow night

Relais to rock ’n’ rollRelais & Châteaux celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, and the group’s 35 Irish and British member properties (...)