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A panel of judges and researchers will scour Ireland to check out its lesser-known holiday locations and its famous destinations

The Irish Times is embarking on a 32-county search for the best Irish holiday in Ireland, for a countrywide competition. To nominate USE THE FORM I(...)

Catriona Twomey, of Cork Penny Dinners, is following in the footsteps of her late mother Breda Lynch in making the arduous journey to a war torn area to distribute aid. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A Cork woman who has fed thousands of homeless and needy people as the head of a soup kitchen is travelling to the Polish-Ukrainian border this week t(...)

‘Right now there is tons of availability out there and I would hate people to think prices were about to get to a silly level, they are not,’ says ITAA president Paul Hackett. Photograph: iStock

A combination of new airline routes serving Ireland and a slow start to the traditional peak booking season of early January have kept prices for spri(...)

A self-titled ‘Arthur Daley’ used car salesman had his conviction for IRA membership quashed on Tuesday after it emerged his defence team were not tol(...)

Yoane Wissa have Brentford victory with the last kick of the match at West Ham. Photograph: Ian Kington/Getty/AFP

West Ham United 1 Brentford 2 Last weekend, Yoane Wissa emerged from the bench and equalised against Liverpool within four minutes. It took the man f(...)

Patrick Leader who rents apartments above his Menswear Store on North Main Street in Cork city centre. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

The Government wants more people living above shops. Cork city has already shown the way. North Main Street in the centre of the city offers an illus(...)

Lord mayor of Cork Tomás Mac Curtain was murdered at his home on March 20th, 1920

Lord mayor of Cork Tomás Mac Curtain was not murdered by regular members of the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) but by a group of Black and Tans, accor(...)

President Michael D Higgins addressing a virtual meeting of tourism industry experts organised by the Irish Hospitality Institute. Photograph: Maxwells.

The best memorial to honour the efforts and sacrifice of front line workers, who have led the fight against the Covid 19 pandemic, would be to ensure (...)

‘When the economy crashed back in 2008/2009 there was still a bit of business going on. Now there is little to no business going on.’ Michael Doorley of Shandon Travel, Cork city. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

During a 46-year career, Michael Doorley, who owns Shandon Travel on Cork’s Grand Parade, has seen many crises: recessions, terrorism, even an ash clo(...)

Now that domestic travel restrictions have lifted, families can head for the beach (or the hills, or for citybreaks). Photograph: iStockphoto

Kenmare Bay Hotel and Lodges, Co Kerry  Sneem Road, Kenmare, Co Kerry; 064-6679300; The Kenmare Bay Hotel, part of the S(...)

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