A diet that consists solely of beef, salt and water? What could possibly go wrong? Photograph: iStock

When I started my carnivore diet, I had no idea what it would involve. I thought it could be fun. I wasn’t to know I’d started on a journey that would(...)

American students walking the Liberties with cultural officer  James Madigan during a tour of the area. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The most “awesome” thing about the greengrocer and butcher shops on Dublin’s Meath Street, says Will Botto (20), is the fact they are there at all. “(...)

Political couple: Jane and Bernie Sanders in Los Angeles in 2015. Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

It’s late September in the picturesque city of Burlington, in Vermont, and the famous New England fall is not yet in its full autumnal glory. Along th(...)

American students from Vermont chat in Dublin about Donald Trump’s incoming US presidency: Left to right are students Emma Moskowitz, Chris Pickett, Meghan Neely and Joseph Couture. Photograph:  Peter Murtagh/The Irish Times

What do young Americans think of Donald Trump? For a group from Champlain College, a private university of some 3,000 students in Burlington, Vermont(...)