Hermitage

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Sister Anne Marie   after making a public profession of vows as a Carmelite nun at the Holy Family Carmelite Hermitage, Leap, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A New Zealand woman has become just the second person to join an order of nuns who maintain a vow of silence and live as hermits in west Cork. Sr An(...)

211 Llandaff Terrace, Elm Park, Dublin 4.

211 Llandaff Terrace, Elm Park, Dublin 4 Two-bedroom house set in a restored Victorian terrace that stands in front of the Elm Park development near (...)

The Foxhunter closed its doors in 2012 five years after it was bought by  a consortium  for about €17 million

The former Foxhunter pub in Lucan is on the market through agent Savills and, while there’s no official guide price for the property, it could achieve(...)

An original Proclamation document  was to be the star lot of the Eclectic Collector sale at Whyte’s Auction House in Dublin, featuring various historical documents and artefacts, before a private sale was agreed. File photograph: Whyte’s

An original copy of the Irish Proclamation was withdrawn ahead of auction on Saturday after being sold for €100,000 by private treaty. It was to be (...)

Long Meadow apple farm

It’s the season of mellow fruitfulness, and as such it’s a great time to visit Ireland’s Orchard County, Armagh. The Bramley apple was first brought (...)

 Coombe hospital: the bishops have no say in any maternity hospital in the State. None are run by the church. Photograph: Barry Cronin

Agitation over the Catholic bishops Code of Ethical Standards for Healthcare in recent weeks was greatly exaggerated. Relevant healthcare facilities (...)

Electric Picnic: The Prodigy will play this year’s festival. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Prodigy have been added as headliners to the final Electric Picnic line-up which has just been announced. The English electronic dance band, who(...)

I made it to my 66th birthday without having been a hospital patient since the week of my birth. I know how lucky that is. I have had the same GP fo(...)

Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internationals. Photograph: Inpho

Home International team Irish Amateur Open Champion Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internat(...)

Red Square: I see the colourful onion domes through Renko’s eyes, as “a crowd of turbaned Moors”. Photograph: iStock/Getty

My article for the Irish Times Travel Writer competition last year, which won me a trip to Russia with the Travel Department, was about my predilectio(...)

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