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Bríd Torrades at Osta@W8, a restaurant, coffee shop and bakery at a new holiday village, W8, in Mahorhamilton, Co Leitrim.

Bríd Torrades, who runs Ósta Café and Wine Bar in Sligo town has taken on the running of a food venue that will include a restaurant, coffee shop and (...)

TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® awards for beaches: Inchydoney Beach in Clonakilty, Co Cork. Photograph: TripAdvisor

Inchydoney Beach in Clonakilty, Co Cork has been named the best beach in Ireland in TripAdvisor’s 2019 Travellers’ Choice awards for beaches. Second (...)

 Italy’s interior minister Matteo Salvini: enjoys immunity from prosecution unless the Senate votes to lift it, which would require Five Star to vote to do so. Photograph:    Remo Casilli/Reuters

Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement will on Monday vote on whether to lift the legal immunity on Matteo Salvini, leader of its coalition par(...)

Italian police with the arrested man in 2016. Prosecutors say he is the alleged trafficker Medhanie Yehdego Mered, but he is apparently refugee Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe. Photograph: Reuters

Italian prosecutors have invited two high-ranking Sudanese officials to Sicily to testify in a case against a suspected human trafficker who appears t(...)

An aerial shot of Mount Etna taken during visit by the Trinity team.

With some 200 eruptive episodes to date, Mount Etna is Europe’s most active volcano. It also holds the record for the longest continuous eruption. The(...)

A migrant woman and child, evicted from the refugee centre at Castielnuovo di Porto. Photograph:  EPA/Massimo Percossi

More than 500 people are being ousted from a refugee reception centre in a town close to Rome in the first major eviction since Italy’s rightwing popu(...)

€1 houses: the Sicilian town of Sambuca. Photograph: Denise Serra/iStock/Getty

Priced out of the Irish property market? Then you might want to consider buying in Sicily, where one town is selling dozens of homes for as little as (...)

Venice attracts up to 30 million visitors a year. Photograph: Getty Images

Day-trippers to Venice will be charged up to €10 to enter the famous lagoon city as authorities continue to grapple with the tens of millions of touri(...)

Smoke rises near the city of Catania during an eruption of the Mount Etna, one of the most active volcanoes in the world on December 24th, 2018. Photograph: Getty

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 hit an area north of Catania on the slopes of Mount Etna in Sicily early on Wednesday, damaging buildings and in(...)

MSF-chartered rescue ship “Aquarius”: NGO accuses Italy of seeking to criminalise humanitarian search and rescue missions. Photograph: Boris Horvat/AFP

Italian magistrates on Tuesday accused Médecins Sans Frontières of illegally dumping toxic waste at ports in southern Italy in what the non-government(...)

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