Saint Anthony

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The ice-skating rink at Patinoire de la Place D’Youville in Québec City.

It took the Carnaval de Québec for the penny to drop: confusing the festivities of winter for Christmas is as daft as mistaking autumn for Halloween. (...)

 Claude Lanzmann, the journalist and film director whose obsession with the Nazi genocide brought forth ‘Shoah’. Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

Claude Lanzmann, the journalist and film director whose obsession with the Nazi genocide brought forth Shoah, a groundbreaking film that relived the a(...)

Fr Paschal Slevin: a jovial man and a born reconciler who knew everyone by their first name

The Franciscan missionary friar, Fr Paschal Slevin, OFM, who has died aged 83 after a long illness, was expelled from Rhodesia with fellow Irish missi(...)

Lisbon: Park bar, on the roof of a car park. Photograph: Patricia De Melo Moreira
Weekend in . . . Lisbon

Everything old is new again in the Portuguese capital. Throughout the hilly metropolis on the Tagus River, fading structures and spaces are being s(...)

People queue  to see the relics of St Anthony in Dublin last month. Photograph: Collins Photography

The recent visit of the relics of Saint Anthony of Padua drew thousands of faithful throughout an eight-day Irish tour. It is estimated that 30,000 al(...)

Last year’s Dublin City Marathon attracted 14,350 participants.

Spring forward, fall back, as my mother always says – not that anyone needs reminding now. I actually put my clocks forward last weekend, treat(...)