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A  woman gets a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine in New Delhi, India. Some 11 million have received two doses in India as the country tries to build immunity to protect its population of nearly 1.4 billion people. File photograph: EPA

India has recorded its highest-ever number of daily Covid-19 cases as its fight to curtail a renewed wave of infections is beset by vaccine shortages (...)

The city has lost none of its fascination: buckets are still lowered from high windows on winding lanes strung with washing lines. Photograph: iStock

The moment I hit Naples for the first time 20 years ago I knew it was my favourite Italian city. Having torn through Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novel(...)

Paula Murrihy will play Judith in the upcoming production of Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle for the Dublin Theatre Festival

Mezzo-soprano Paula Murrihy’s journey from Kerry to the stages of the Metropolitan Opera in New York and the Salzburg Festival, not to mention her reg(...)

Croatia’s tiny and remote Vis island, pictured here, is enjoying its final days of obscurity as it takes on the role of a Greek Island in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, due to hit the cinemas this weekend.

Croatia’s tiny and remote Vis island, with its endless beaches, is enjoying its final days of obscurity as it takes on the role of a Greek Island in M(...)

Sri Lanka: five days in a suite in a fairly high-end beach resort costs less than €100. Photograph: iStock

What if you were to pick your holiday destination based purely on price? What if money was the sole object as opposed to no object? Where could you en(...)

Ciro immediately after the rescue carried to safety by rescuers, is the older brother of Pasquale and Mattias. Photograph: Ivan Romano/Getty Images

Three young brothers rescued from the rubble of their home after a 4.0-magnitude earthquake are doing well, according to hospital officials on the Ita(...)

Ann Mulrooney in the kitchen of her home in Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Director of the Visual Arts Centre in Carlow, Ann Mulrooney graduated from Cork’s Crawford Art College and then London’s Royal College of Art. She exh(...)

The village of Atrani, on the Amalfi Coast in Italy. Photograph: Getty

It is always nice to come back from holidays having discovered something new or done something different. Often we return to the same place for years (...)