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Hols Pricewatch

Not long ago a woman got in touch with this page looking for help. She was planning to spend a portion of an inheritance on a once-in-a-lifetime holid(...)

Falset is home to the Hermitage of Saint Gregory, which is built into the side of a mountain. Photograph: iStock

Joan Gallagher and her husband John left Ireland in 2001 with their four sons and went to live in Sitges, Barcelona. Three months ago they moved again(...)

The church of San Bartolomé y Santa Tecla and the beach in Sitges, a small town near Barcelona. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Sitges on Spain’s Catalan coast is less than an hour from Barcelona and the airport. It is a town of scalloped shell beaches, perfect for swimmers and(...)

 Neville Knott in the drawing room at Carlisle Terrace, Dun Laoghaire. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Neville Knott is an interior designer, broadcaster and lecturer in interior and furniture design at the Dublin Institute of Technology where he has ta(...)

Lydia Foster with her husband and daughter in Barcelona.

The people of Spain are in shock after two apparent terrorist attacks on tourist hotspots in Barcelona and Cambrils. A suspected Islamist militant dro(...)

 Miriam Burke and her husband Emilio Sierra’s high-end property management business, Utopia Villas, has grown to a portfolio of 24 this year

‘The Spanish do mañana, but we do today,” says Miriam Burke, describing why she thinks their holiday rental business in Sitges, Spain, is growing so w(...)

One of five artworks by Irish painter Francis Bacon  stolen last July from a home in Madrid, Spain. Photograph: Spanish National Police/Efe

Seven people suspected of involvement in stealing five paintings by Irish painter Francis Bacon worth more than €25 million have been arrested by Span(...)