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In Lecce, there are plenty of restaurants for dinner. Most are Italian, but you can also find a selection of Greek and Turkish places too. Photograph: iStock

For me, Italy is the ultimate country to visit on holiday: stunning architecture, beautiful scenery, great food and wine, and you can’t help but stumb(...)

Rescue workers remove debris from a collapsed building in Thumane, northwest of capital Tirana, after an earthquake hit Albania. Photograph: Armend Nimani/AFP/Getty Images

At least 21 people are dead and 600 injured after an earthquake struck Albania, flattening buildings, tearing open roads and prompting countries acros(...)

‘I just couldn’t imagine spending my old age sitting in front of the fire while the rain streamed down the windows outside.’

Retirement beckoned. I was living alone. My children were grown up and gone, pursuing their own lives, and I had been widowed for a long time. I suppo(...)

Ollolai, Italy: 'Casa a 1 euro', or 'houses for €1', is a scheme aimed at luring new residents, which allows them to buy a house for the princely sum of just €1.

Feeling the post-holiday blues? Wishing you could still be somewhere a bit sunnier – and cheaper? Well, if you’re fed up with the high cost of living (...)

This villa in a gated scheme in the Dominican Republic has its own pool and private beach

IRELAND: CO GALWAY Rothwell Staunton and Associates is seeking €225,000 for this four-bed bungalow on half an acre in Kilconnell, Ballinasloe, Co Gal(...)

Courgette carpaccio with bog mint, from Killian Crowley’s House of Peroni six-course tasting menu.

Chef Killian Crowley, from Aniar in Galway, has developed a six-course tasting menu for the House of Peroni experience, which returns to Dublin on Aug(...)

Sicily’s Taormina, and the Mediterranean Sea

An abundance of great art, historic monuments, stunning locations and some of the best food you’ll eat anywhere: is it any wonder that Italy is one of(...)

Italy’s deputy prime minister and League party leader Matteo Salvini greets supporters during a rally of European nationalist and far-right parties in Milan last Sunday. Photograph: Alessandro Garofalo/Reuters

As Matteo Salvini stepped out of his ministerial car and was whisked by security guards into a theatre in the southern Italian town of Foggia, the che(...)

Travelling with teenagers can be the best fun; they have insights and opinions on everything they see while you don’t have to worry so much about losing them in a crowd. Photograph: Getty Images

One day you wake up to discover strangers in your home and it turns out you are required to feed them (constantly), pay their bills and put up with th(...)

Composite image: Irish Times Premedia Department
How the Mafia got to our food

Giuseppe Antoci had been warned more than once. “You will end with your throat cut,” read one note, composed entirely of individual letters clipped fr(...)

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