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A 16th century brewhouse  at the Weald and Downland museum in West Suxxex. “We want to understand how stone masons could drink 14 pints of beer and build cathedrals”

A five-year inter-disciplinary study into the diet and eating habits of Irish communities in the 16th and 17th century aims to bust some myths about t(...)

Clare Doherty: ‘Christmas on Waiheke is pretty special.’

Thousands of Irish people around the world will be celebrating Christmas far from home. Many are finding ways to keep Irish festive season traditions (...)

Gay Byrne on stage for his last Late Late Show after 37 years. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

From the predictable - Brexit and the Game of Thrones finale - to the less predictable - Fortnite World Cup and Lady Gaga at the Oscars - Facebook has(...)

Pedestrians walking over Ha’penny Bridge, the main access point to the touristic area of Temple Bar. Photograph: iStock

Dublin is drab, expensive and with very little to do for a city purporting to be a major tourism destination, according to readers of one of Britain’s(...)

The  gardaí and the Defence Forces’ Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit attend an incident near Christchurch Cathedral in Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Collins

Dozens of tourists and Dublin office workers were treated to a demonstration of Ireland’s bomb disposal capabilities on Monday, courtesy of a Hallowee(...)

Constable Michael Downing, a long-forgotten casualty of the War of Independence, will be remembered in his native west Cork this weekend. Photograph: supplied by Fachtna O’Donovan

One of the first and long-forgotten casualties of the War of Independence will be remembered in his native west Cork this weekend when a commemoration(...)

Mansaf surrounded by various salads in the home of Um Haya and Abu Haya in Azraq camp

The last thing I want after a long shift is to hear restaurant chatter. The kitchen porters are still going, the pastry chefs are up until 3am, so if (...)

Imam Ibrahim Ndure with his daughter, Amie. ‘I feel like people don’t know enough, and that’s why they’re rejecting us. If they knew more, there wouldn’t be a problem,’ says Amie

Friday prayers have just ended in the Kilkenny Islamic Centre, a detached two-storey house in Talbot’s Inch, on the outskirts of the city. The four-(...)

Participants  in the Darkness Into Light event in Clontarf. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

About 200,000 people across Ireland and the world took part in this year’s Darkness into Light event which raises awareness around suicide, self-harm (...)

Elaine Fitzgerald and John Fitzpatrick, director of Cork Choral festival. Photograph: Barry Roche

Some 50,000 visitors are expected to attend over 100 scheduled events which are part of the Cork International Choral Festivaland this weekend The fe(...)

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