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There is no bad way to see the Skelligs, any angle you approach them from demonstrates their sheer absurdity, but doing so from the air is exhilarating, awe-inspiring and ridiculously opulent. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

“And down there is where Rey met Luke Skywalker for the first time,” says Naoise Barry of Aerial Adventure over the roar of the helicopter’s engine. W(...)

 Senior DUP members in London this week. Photograph: Akmentolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

When the British flag is flown upside down deliberately, I’m told, it serves as a coded distress signal, and is sometimes used as such by the navy and(...)

Palestinian protesters throw stones during clashes with Israeli soldiers following a protest in the west Bank city Ramallah. Photograph: Shadi Hatem/EPA

President Emmanuel Macron has called US president Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel “regrettable” and a violati(...)

Puffins are so exhausted when they return to their coastal burrows that they only lay one egg and struggle to feed one chick, the study found. Photograph: Dr Mark Jessopp

Irish-based puffins are in decline possibly because, being far more adventurous than their northern European and north American cousins, they are too (...)

Petra, which is hidden in the mountains, is one of the New 7 Wonders of the World and a Unesco World Heritage Site

In early October, I travelled to Jordan to visit my sister and experience the spectacular food the region is known for. We flew from Cork early in the(...)

Ko Pha Ngan food market in Thong Sala. Photograph: Ido Arbeit

La Cuisine restaurant, in the old town of Villefranche in the south of France is a very unassuming little restaurant that we stumbled upon for lunch. (...)

Skellig Michael is to feature in a new Lego set brought out in advance of the latest Star Wars film. The new set contains a miniature beehive and one(...)

Black lake in Durmitor National Park in Montenegro

Snap happy (lake in Montenegro): Dublin Photography School has announced a special trip for April 2018. Spend a day and night in the walled city of Du(...)

Amy Chua, author of the best-selling ‘Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother’

Parenting is a tough business, not least because of the plethora of contradictory advice. Should you be a “Tiger mother”, or a “helicopter father”? Or(...)

Ghassan Jansiz in his bookshop in Homs. Photograph: Michael Jansen

Opening the Oxford and Cambridge English bookshop in the Syrian city of Homs in 2015 as the war in that country raged on was a risky business venture (...)

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