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Tayto Park, Co Meath

This summer, The Irish Times will offer tips, advice and information for parents on how to help their children thrive during the holid(...)

 British singer Yusuf Islam, formerly known as Cat Stevens. His   gentle guitar plucking transported me to another time.  Photograph: Getty Images

It is amazing how certain sounds or songs can flood your brain with memories so specific and detailed that you almost feel you are reliving them. My(...)

John Martin-Smith and his daughter Gillian, who now runs the Fort Lucan adventure centre he founded in 1993. “We never came close to closing down but everything became very tight.”

Deer farming isn’t quite as much fun as running a children’s adventure centre. So when John Martin-Smith flew his young family to Scotland with(...)