Kit de Waal: ‘Wexford would have been what my mother thought of as the big town, where everything happened’

When I arrive at Kit de Waal’s she’s in her writing cabin in the back garden of her house in Leamington. De Waal gets a kick out of using the no-frill(...)

After my second long-term relationship ended, I was loathe to revisit the online dating scene and spend my nights combing through the endless menagerie of wild to mildly domesticated beasts.  Photograph: Sean Moore

I have only recently begun to accept that I am not, nor will I ever be Keira Knightley in Love Actually; a coquettish nymph so annoyingly endearing th(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and British prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty Images

As Britain prepares to go to the polls next week, Irish Times Abroad asks readers there who they intend to vote for, and why. Denise Power, living in(...)

Harvesting the crop on Rathlin Island.

Once regarded merely as the stinking gunge one steps over on the way for a swim, seaweed these days is having a renaissance. The excitement surroundi(...)

A spontaneous proposal: Zia & Dan Bergin-Holly: Photograph: Matt + Lena Photography

Zia & Dan Bergin-Holly Zia Holly, a lighting and set designer for theatre, and Dan Bergin, a product manager for mobile video games, are both f(...)