George V

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“No matter how many times I see the Eiffel Tower, it is a sight which I will never tire of.”

There is nothing like a deadline to bring on procrastination. Bake a cake, clean out the hot press or, as I’ve recently succumbed to, embark on perio(...)

Chelsea’s Russian owner Roman Abramovich: “He knew the game inside out,” says the club’s former manager Carlo Ancelotti. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty

Encounters with Roman Abramovich are sufficiently rare for even the shortest or most nuts-and-bolts descriptions of them to take on weight. Carlo Anc(...)

Flood, famine, shipwreck -  none seemed to slow Mother Mary Patrick’s pace

Lady Frances Isabella Sophia Mary Moloney lived a life of starkly contrasting halves. Born into aristocracy, with a Hapsburg princess for a maternal a(...)

Harry, who will be problematically dressing as Captain Jack Sparrow, and Meghan Markle. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Next month Prince Harry is marrying Meghan Markle and The Irish Times doesn’t even have a royal correspondent. This is a rum state of affairs for a so(...)

Brigid of Kildare: a fearless negotiator who secured women’s property rights, and freed trafficked women

History is filled with stories of great deeds, the exploits of rebels, patriots and politicians, writers and artists, scientists and innovators. They (...)

The five-star Sheen Falls Lodge in Kenmare

Cosy up in Connemara €299pps Cosy up in Connemara this autumn beside an open fire and wrapped in a cashmere and lambs’ wool pashmina. You’ll find th(...)

The two-night ‘Ashford Castle Fairytale experience’ includes private chauffeur, afternoon tea, falconry and lots, lots more - if your pockets are deep enough to afford the €4,350 to €6,350 price tag

A “fairytale” experience at Ashford Castle has been listed as one of the 25 best travel experiences in the world. The listing was compiled by US trav(...)

Small, slow and apparently fragile, the 2CV nonetheless stands up  well to modern-day traffic conditions.

As we turned onto the Champs Elysee, a little bit of Parisian magic happened. The setting sun, which had been slowly baking the city in near-30 degree(...)

The Original Dixieland Jazz Band: despite their worldwide acclaim from 1917 until 1925 they have largely been ignored or derided in jazz history

This year marks the centenary of the issuing of the first ever jazz record. This was Victor Catalogue Number 18255 released by the Victor Talking Mach(...)

Erica Stoll and Rory McIlroy of Europe look on during afternoon fourball matches of the 2016 Ryder Cup. Photograph: Getty Images

Celebrity weddings in Ireland are par for the course now but news that Rory McIlroy is to marry Erica Stoll in Ashford Castle later this month is stil(...)

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