The emergency department entrance to the Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A further 16 coronavirus-related deaths have been reported in Northern Ireland. Another 759 tested positive for Covid-19, the Department of Health s(...)

The garden rolls down to a sandy beach

A number of people who place their homes on the market for sale do so because they have been caught by the renovation bug. There is a cohort who enjoy(...)

The Cars: Ric Ocasek in 2011. Photograph: Chad Batka/New York Times

Ric Ocasek, the songwriter and lead singer of The Cars, was found dead on Sunday afternoon at his town house in Manhattan, according to the New York p(...)

 Terry Wilders attends the F2 Centre in Dublin’s Fatima district every day. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

“There are days I’d love to stay in bed but I can’t. I get a phonecall or a text saying where are you,” Terry Wilders says happily. He doesn’t mind th(...)

New Orleans’ musical gumbo may come with many strong flavours and colours depending on what’s running in the streets at the time, but the funk is alwa(...)

Shielmartin Cottage is a bit of a misnomer, as the property extends to more than 269sq m (2,895sq ft). It was constructed in the 1960s by architect A(...)

 Come into my oasis: Bernard Hickie in his bijou but perfectly formed city garden in Dublin. Photographs: Richard Johnston

Small is beautiful, as someone, somewhere, once said. Except that’s not always the case, is it? Take small city gardens. Faced with the challenges of (...)

A planned new trade agreement between the EU and the United States will force higher education here to go further down the route of “privatisation and commercialisation”, a conference of university lecturers has heard.

A planned new trade agreement between the EU and the United States will force higher education here to go further down the route of “privatisation and(...)

Three Rock Rovers and Pembroke made their opening statements of intent on Saturday, starting their bids for the Leinster League Division One title wit(...)