Carlo Petrini

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Whether driven by market ideology or rationalisation, universities are choked by top-down imposition of corporate thinking and managerial vocabulary, say academics Áine Mahon and Shane Bergin. Photo: iStock/Getty

In Flannery O’Connor’s 1955 short story Good Country People, a young woman named Hulga Hopewell holds a PhD in philosophy. Hulga is an expert on the G(...)

Heatwave: a boy cools off in Turin, in Italy. Photograph: Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty

Eleven southern and central European countries have issued extreme-heat warnings amid a brutal heatwave nicknamed Lucifer, with residents and tourists(...)

Images from the new handsome and lavishly-illustrated book about Etro, the Italian company founded by book lover and art collector Gimmo Etro in 1868 and now run by his four children

Ever cooked a shirt? Here’s how to do it. Line the bottom of a baking dish with blueberries and sugar; place a folded Etro white shirt over it. Top(...)

Helen McConnell and her son Thomas (3) at home at Knocklyon, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

The back pages of The Irish Times reflect our changing lives. But it is not every day you come across an advertisement encouraging you to freeze your (...)

Jeffa Gill: “Decide on your target market, try your product on friends and family first and start small.”

Durrus is one of the original Irish farmhouse cheeses and is handmade in a remote part of the Sheep’s Head peninsula in West Cork. What is special abo(...)