Quarry Hill Church after its lengthy refurbishment

There is a soothing, peaceful stillness inside the former Presbyterian church which Melanie and Marty Hamill have restored and converted into stunning(...)

Caroline Wilson of Belfast Food Tours with  a group on  tour.

Imagine a meal that begins with the snap of crusty sourdough spread generously with Co Down’s golden Abernethy butter. Then move on to a plate of just(...)

Breac.House, Donegal: When it came to the finishes and furniture, the aim was to highlight local and Irish design. “It was about somebody coming into a room and feeling connected to what they were looking at outside; that was it for us,” says Cathrine Burke.

There is often a gorgeous moment on holiday when you open the curtains to reveal a view that rushes into your soul like a restorative tonic; you then (...)

Tourism is still a massive resource for Donegal, with unspoilt beaches, Mount Errigal (above), Glenveagh National Park, Tory Island  and the marketing success of the Wild Atlantic Way. Photograph:  Getty Images

While the 2016 Census results saw most counties experience some level of population growth over the last five years, three counties experienced a decl(...)

 Pauline Sugrue in her kitchen-cookery classrom: “We were keen not to interfere with the house too much – what’s the point in having a modernised old house?” Photograph: Trevor McBride

Imagine learning to cook in an Edwardian bank building where the kitchen is the original banking hall and the old safe cleverly doubles as the cool sp(...)

Raspberry and peanut butter oat bread.

I don’t have time. I don’t have time to run, to prepare a dinner this evening, to take a deep breath and count to 10 and remember that the 73 emails (...)