A Rabari man on the outskirts of the ‘Little Rann of Kutch’

The animals are returning on a biblical scale, flooding into this green expanse, like grains of sand rushing into an hourglass. Water buffalo, camel c(...)

Blackstairs Mountains

Skylark Experiences on Inishbofin, off the Connemara coast, offers a complete immersion in island life where you get to spend time sheepfarming, birdw(...)

The UK does not have to turn its back on Europe to trade with the Commonwealth. Photograph: Getty Images

The British Commonwealth, that ramshackle totem of former imperial glory, is open for business with post-Brexit Britain. Rekindling trade with English(...)

Krish and Lelia Naidoo at their home in Dalkey, Co Dublin, in February 1993. He had said: “If you stand on Grafton Street any Saturday, you can pick out at least 20 Miss Worlds. They’re just scared to enter.” File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Krish Naidoo, former promoter of the Miss Ireland contest, has died. South-African born, Mr Naidoo ran the beauty contest for 30 years and was an int(...)

Philip Larraghy Evangelical convert to the  Church of Ireland. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

‘Okay, what colour was Jesus?” asks Anwar, a young man in a kufi cap standing outside the GPO on O’Connell Street, in Dublin, where he is manni(...)