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Maira Kalman and her son Alex Kalman: “We are all rather tidy. I love routine and ritual.”

Celebrated New York based writer, designer and illustrator Maira Kalman has an expected passion – ironing – which she describes as a form of meditatio(...)

Paddy Moriarty (70): missing since December 2016. He was last seen in the Australian outback town of Larrimah, where he lived. Photograph: courtesy ABC News

Dusk was falling on the sweltering hot day of December 16th, 2017, when Irishman Paddy Moriarty went to the Pink Panther, the only hotel and bar in th(...)

A Pembrokeshire bronze turkey for 8-10 people costs between €65.25-€79.75 for Irish customers; but the equivalent cost for UK customers is just €50.32-€61.51.

Irish customers of Marks & Spencer are set to pay up to 39 per cent more than their UK counterparts for their turkeys, mince pies and trifles this(...)

Belvedere House, Mullingar, Co Westmeath

My favourite moment in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice comes when Elizabeth Bennett gets her first look at Mr Darcy’s gaff – the enormous and beauti(...)

Actors Edward Lynch and James Lenane of Lismore Dramatic Society, Co Waterford, in costume ahead of ‘Lismore through the Ages’, a live pageant which celebrates the town’s 25th Anniversary as a Heritage Town on Saturday, May 14th. Photograph: Patrick Browne

One of Ireland’s most historic towns is to mark its 25 years as a Heritage Town with a pageant and parade next weekend which will highlight its role a(...)

Narcissus ‘Rip van Winkle’. Photograph: Richard Johnston

As gardeners, we may occasionally grumble about Ireland’s cool, damp climate but oh, how our daffodils adore it: everywhere I looked this week, I see(...)

A silver cup awarded to those who defended Trinity College during the Rising. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

As a standalone item, the copy of the Proclamation which was plastered to the walls of the GPO during Easter Week 1916 would be a valuable document i(...)

Wayne Lordan will be hoping to land the Tote Irish Cambridgeshire at the Curragh on board Fit For The Job for owner JP McManus. Photograph: James Crombie

JP McManus is renowned as one of National Hunt racing’s most powerful owners but his increasing influence on the flat can be further advertised sho(...)

The judge was told the bowl was part of a dinner service commissioned by Queen Victoria (above) when staying at Balmoral Castle. Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Images

A Co Westmeath man has given a court undertaking not to dissipate any funds connected with the estate of his late mother, said to include a Wedgwoo(...)

Lismore Castle, Co Waterford, former home of Sir Walter Raleigh, where you can now stay in aristocratic splendour

An invitation to dinner and an overnight stay in Lismore Castle, the opulent Irish seat of Britain’s Duke of Devonshire prompted concern. What to b(...)

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