An Irish Coast Guard Sikorsky S92 helicopter  at its launch  at Weston Airport, Lucan, Co Dublin,  in February 2014. File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

No issues were found on Irish Coast Guard helicopters after manufacturers ordered immediate safety checks. Precautionary inspections were carried out(...)

George Michael performing at the Live Aid concert at Wembley Stadium in London. Photograph: PA Wire

George Michael’s music illuminated the corners of his life that that even the tabloid press couldn’t reach. As with many artists with “privacy” issues(...)

Dr Phyllis Clinch (1901-1984) developed virus-free potatoes and was  the first woman to receive the Boyle Medal in 1961

Ever felt tired of putting up with something that just feels plain wrong? Noticing that the august halls of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) were hung (...)

United BusinessFirst service: the airline flies direct from Dublin to Washington Dulles airport year round (except January 10th-March 1st, 2017).

Balls, bats, beer and bikes. None of the aforementioned have ever featured in my travel plans. That is, until I visited Washington DC and Baltimore, t(...)

View of Ryou-Un Maru by Brian Duggan at Project Arts Centre. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

When the great earthquake struck off the coast of Tohoku in Japan in March 2011, it unleashed tsunamis that inundated the coast, killed and injured c(...)

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