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Solden ski resort: You’ll be stirred but not shaken by this high-tech Austrian resort

Ski Sölden With ski season on the horizon, one of the most exciting destinations beckoning slope-slayers is Sölden in the Austrian Alps. Movie buffs (...)

Castlecomer Discovery Park, in Co Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

GET BACK TO NATURE Dublin City Farm St Anne’s Park, Raheny; free; Dublin County Council’s first urban farm has only been open(...)

Queen B Athletics: The Corkonian rowing gear makers now stock casual sweaters

For those adamant to shop local, your athletic gear can now come from the Rebel County. Queen B Athletics was founded by Bríd Ryan, a sports addict an(...)

 Crowds at the statue of the Virgin Mary  at Ballinspittle, Co Cork in 1985. Photograph: Jack McManus

A line from Philip Larkin was on my mind while working on this project. Not the famous reference to his parents, but an aside about beginnin(...)

Galgorm Resort and Spa features Ireland’s first thermal village

Special spa getaway Tucked away in the rolling Antrim countryside, a few miles outside Ballymena, Galgorm Resort and Spa is a perfect hideaway for a (...)

Ed Sheeran with Siobhan Jones-Evans: she has travelled the globe with other superfans to watch Sheeran perform, from New York and Dubai to Paris and London

Greeted with a massive Rebel County roar, more than 40,000 Irish fans gave the first date of Ed Sheeran’s latest European tour a ringing endorsement. (...)

Graham Masterson: Cork is such a distinctive and unusual city that I knew immediately that I had to set my crime novels there

Detective Inspector Katie Maguire was promoted to Detective Superintendent as part of a drive by An Garda Siochána to be seen as more inclusive to wom(...)

Getting ready for a fling

Not content with creating and curating good times, a few festivals around the country have been trying to break world records. There have been clat(...)

The controversy arose when Fine Gael members of Cork City Council noticed that a brochure promoting Cork Rebel Week

The organisers of Cork’s main contribution to The Gathering have apologised after controversy flared up at Cork City Council over their use of the Cor(...)