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Sisters: Aoife Hogan with Sadhbh in Sydney in early 2020, on Sadhbh’s last  trip

We asked you to tell us about life in mandatory Covid isolation, especially in quarantine hotels. Here are some more of your stories “It was 14 days (...)

Norwegian Air Shuttle has been shifting planes from Scandinavian bases to Shannon Airport in recent in weeks in preparation for returning them to the aircraft lessors that supply most of its 140-strong fleet. Photograph: Norwegian Air/PA Wire

Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAS) has been moving aircraft to Shannon Airport as the troubled carrier begins cutting its fleet ahead of restructuring. NAS (...)

Collette Furey: ‘I have always been intrigued by cold and remote places.’

Many teachers enjoy enlightening their students about different countries and cultures around the world, and while some draw on their own experience, (...)

A student using an iPad for her school work. The Stavanger Declaration, the culmination of a five-year study, states that an indiscriminate swap of traditional hardcopy textbooks for digital materials does not work. Photograph: Alan Betson

When Apple released the iPad a decade ago, there was a rush among early adopters to embed such an innovative device into their lives. There was also (...)

Angela Kaya, and daughter Leyla at their home in Ratoath, Co Meath. Ratoath College’s iPad-only policy for junior cycle students has divided parents. Photograph: Alan Betson

At Ratoath College, a 1,000-pupil secondary school in Co Meath, hundreds of parents are locked into a bitter row with school management over its iPad-(...)

Cyc-Loc founders Louise and Stephen Murphy. The company began operating in 2014 and since has won awards for start-up and design. Photograph: Martina Regan

Much has done to encourage the public to get on their bikes, such as the Government tax-incentive cycle-to-work scheme, which is all well and good if (...)

Prof Gerard Flaherty: `It was clear from our research that the desire to capture the most dramatic images for posting on social media had a significant influence on the travellers’ risk-taking behaviour' Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures

In 1980, during a camping holiday in Norway, my wife and I walked to the Preikestolen – or Pulpit Rock – a 25 sq m granite platform atop a mighty clif(...)

Ireland’s Áine O’Gorman and Caroline Graham Hansen of Norway at last Friday’s qualifier in Tallaght Stadium, which Norway won 2-0. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Women’s World Cup Group Three qualifier Norway v Republic of Ireland Viking Arena (Tuesday 5pm Irish time, Live RTÉ 2). The last Ireland player to (...)

 Ryan Sessegnon celebrates scoring his side’s  opener against Wolves this week. For all  the Fulham player’s maturity,  it is worth bearing in mind he is still a teenage boy. Photograph: Mark Kerton/PA Wire

Two Saturdays, two prodigies: last weekend you could feel the buzz on Fulham Palace Road as 23,000 gathered in west London for Fulham versus Wolves at(...)

Waterford Spraoi. Photograph: John Loftus

What links Athens, Florence, Paris and Cork? They have all held the title European Capital of Culture. The programme began in 1985, after Melina Merc(...)

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