Bergen

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The UCD Student and Sports Centre extensively used glue-laminated timber elements and timber teams in construction. File image: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Dublin’s skyline could be dotted with “plyscrapers” in years to come if planners embrace a new timber frame technique for sustainable building, a conf(...)

Turner prize winner Charlotte Prodger: ‘I wouldn’t be in this room without public funding.’ Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Charlotte Prodger, a Glasgow-based artist who makes films using her iPhone, has won this year’s Turner Prize, British art’s biggest accolade. Prodger (...)

Sisters Margaret and Ann Kennedy at home in Greystones, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

As a woman with congenital rubella syndrome, I would like to discuss vaccinations and speak from experience. My twin sister and I share this same birt(...)

Norwegian said it was sticking to its breakneck-speed expansion. Photograph: iStock

Norwegian Air Shuttle hiked its estimate for unit costs, a key measure exposing the airline’s vulnerability to higher fuel prices and its low level of(...)

Lykke Li headlining the Øya Festival in Oslo, Norway. Photogrph: Helge Brekke

Sigrid, Tove Lo, Tove Styrke, Astrid S, Alma, MØ, Icona Pop, Zara Larsson, Seinabo Sey, Aurora. Recognise any of these names? You should. A wave of Sc(...)

The Hatch programme provides participants with €25,000 in investment, as well as mentoring, office space for a year and a chance to pitch to a follow-on fund.

We may like to imagine the fish we eat comes from free-flowing rivers or the open seas but in reality, this is often not so. Over half of all fish con(...)

Bergen: Disney’s ‘Frozen’ features the city’s landscape and architecture. Photograph: iStock
A whale of a time in Bergen
  • Europe
  • August 11, 2018, 06:00

On my short KLM flight from Amsterdam to the city of Bergen, Norway, I accidentally get into a rather heated conversation with a Texan oilman about Am(...)

Death in Ice Valley’s chilling music  and gripping narrative will leave you hooked

I know I’m not alone in binge-watching The Killing, reading a Wallander in one sitting or listening to Serial in every spare moment. Fellow true crime(...)

Crown prince Haakon Magnus of Norway speaks on stage during the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. Photograph: Rick Kern/WireImage

Norway’s reputation as a new international tech hub is not manufactured. But it isn’t necessarily organic either. With the second-highest GDP in the w(...)

The Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps in Poland were liberated by Soviet forces on January 27th, 1945. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will deliver the keynote address at next Sunday’s National Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration in Dublin’s Mansion House. Th(...)

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