‘Eóghan will be the last wombat I hand raise before I head home to Ireland, for good’. File photograph: iStock/Getty

Sitting here on the verandah looking out over the forest and rising moon, that recent drop of rain has the place looking a bit green, which is unusual(...)

Police Commissioner Chris Dawson addresses the media in Perth, Australia. Photograph: Rebecca Le May/Reuters

Seven people have been found dead with gunshot wounds at a property near the tourist town of Margaret River in Australia’s southwest on Friday, police(...)

An  image taken video recorded on  May 29th shows an eagle pecking  at a camera that rangers set up along a river to record crocodiles. Image: Reuters

An accidental wildlife video has been shot by a sea eagle which stole a video camera set up in the Australian outback to film crocodiles and carried i(...)

Empire Retreat and Spa
Take three hotel baths with a view
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  • September 7, 2013, 01:00

Empire Retreat and Spa, Margaret River, Western Australia Empireretreat. comThis retreat south of Perth is steeped in nature, from interior materials (...)

Kilkenny Castle in the city, which  has been named as one of the friendliest in the world, and the friendliest in Europe, by a survey of readers of a travel magazine.

Kilkenny has been ranked the friendliest city in Europe by readers of the Conde Nast travel magazine.Confirming its status as one of the country’s top(...)