Waiting for Godot again – but this time it’s refreshingly different

Waiting For Godot Town Hall Theatre, Galway, Ends Friday March 3rd, 8pm, €22 druid.ie; then Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick (Mar 7-10); An Grian(...)

For his voyage to Antarctica, Sir Ernest Shackleton picked a meteorologist with almost no qualifications for the post, as well as a physicist he took a shine to after asking the man if he could sing. Photograph: PA

I came across a British entrepreneur last week who told me something peculiar. He was on the brink of sealing a deal with a venture capital firm that (...)

Members of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition  1914-17, led by Ernest Shackleton, drink a toast to ‘sweethearts and wives’ on board the Endurance. Photograph: Frank Hurley/Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge/Getty Images

So far, this winter has been colder than the last. Christmas scarves, hats and gloves have already been put to good use. The return to school means th(...)

Jeff Dunne is starting his second  season working on a New Zealand research base in Antarctica this month

Jeff Dunne from Bray, Co Wicklow is a base camp manager and medic at a New Zealand research base in Antarctica. He is currently preparing to lead (...)

Norwegian Air  will begin flying to the US east coast from Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Shannon.

Irish Antarctic explorer Tom Crean will feature on the tailfin of Norwegian Air International aircraft flying transatlantic routes from the Republic t(...)

For a small nation, we've plenty to boast about

CONNACHT Galway Galway has always been a hub for visitors, notably including Christopher Columbus, who pitched up in 1477 and is thought to have atte(...)

Think we’ve missed any important quotes? Let us know by submitting your suggestions here and we will publish a selection of the best 1(...)

A man walks past a deciduous tree in Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA

1. Schools to reopen after ASTI agrees suspension of action All second-level schools are set to open on Wednesday after the Association of Secondary (...)

Dún Laoghaire Harbour’s ferry terminal: Could be used as office, retail, hotel, community, leisure or exhibition space. Photograph: Eric Luke

The former ferry terminal at St Michael’s Pier in Dún Laoghaire Harbour is on the letting market with agent Lisney quoting an indicative rent for its (...)

Brothers Séamus and Aidan O’Shea of Mayo show their dejection following Mayo’s agonising one-point defeat to Dublin  at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

‘The further you go, the closer you get.’ – Advertising slogan on the back of a Dublin Bus, author unknown. Motivation is not an endless resource. (...)

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