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  Lisa Cope with her husband Nathaniel Cope and their three-year-old son  Cameron  eating lunch in Gertrude in Dublin 2. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

My son had just turned six months’ old when he had his first taste of crab pasta. I’ll never forget the bemused look on his face, which quickly turned(...)

Centre Parcs CEO Martin Dalby: “People recognise that the impact of this development, particularly in the midlands, will be significant”

When the holiday company Center Parcs unveiled plans to open in Longford three years ago, the community’s attention quickly fixed on the unprecedented(...)

Ireland’s Rhys McClenaghan on his way to winning gold in the Pommel Horse at the  European Championships at the SSE Hydro   in Glasgow. Photograph:  Andy Buchanan/AFP

There’s been a lot of talk in recent days about Johnny-come-lately bandwagoners attaching themselves like limpets to sports they never once showed any(...)

Après Match: Gary Cooke, Barry Murphy and Risteard Cooper. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

His lunch mates consider diving for cover when Risteard Cooper launches into his Shane Horgan impression, the hand movements so violent everyone at th(...)

Westport House is the venue for a forthcoming study day,  which will dig deep into the history of the house and demesne

Now that Halloween has departed with a final rattle of its skeleton and hiss of its vampire teeth, it’s time to prepare yourself a cosy nest where you(...)

Peter Carvosso: the first sign that something was wrong was a pain in his left shoulder.

I wish I had been a little less cynical about the ice bucket campaign last summer, joking with my wife that the sooner they introduced the water tax t(...)

Looking east: Maggie Gyllenhaal in The Honourable Woman, a new thriller series on BBC One

Fans of writer-director Hugo Blick’s last BBC conspiracy thriller, The Shadow Line, from 2011, know not to expect plot, characters, even exact locatio(...)

 Northampton Saints’ Ken Pisi is tackled by Leinster’s Dave Kearney last weekend. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

At the Aviva on Saturday, the ferocity and physicality really stood out. It really made a mockery of the idea put forward by some English journalists (...)

Tommie Gorman on assignment in Mauritius last year. Photograph: Paul Faith, Press Association

Twenty years ago next January, out of the blue, I was diagnosed with cancer. It hasn’t gone away – a dodgy liver remains home to over 20 secondary tum(...)

Research led by a scientist at Trinity College Dublin could pave the way for new treatments and early diagnoses of age-related degenerative illnesses (...)

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