Mark Nugent with his wife Jacqui. Mark has completed five marathons.

Mark Nugent had always loved physical activity and lived for the next challenge before an accident in 2016 left him wheelchair-bound. “My life before(...)

A two-storey, over-basement, cedar-clad extension to the rear now sits seamlessly with the original footprint

The purchase of a family home is always a big undertaking, no matter how experienced the buyer. Mark FitzGerald, co-founder and chairman of Sherry Fit(...)

A man  died from mechanical asphyxia after being thrown down a rubbish chute in an apartment complex in Cork city, a prosecutor has said.

A man who had fallen on hard times died from mechanical asphyxia after being thrown down a rubbish chute in an apartment complex in Cork city, a prose(...)

Mary Fitzgerald, founder of Clare Haven Services and Haven Horizons.

A Clare woman who established a service for victims of domestic violence won the 2018 Community Hero Award on Tuesday night. The accolade – part of T(...)

The award-winning spa at Galgorm Hotel and Spa outside Ballymena

The Original Irish Hotels group – formerly the Irish Country Hotels and Manor House hotels – was launched in Dublin today by Minister for State for To(...)

Zara’s Planet: people told Zara Stassin that her equestrian-holiday company would never work. Today she sends more than 1,600 people to their own horsey heaven in more than 30 countries

Anyone over 40 will remember how the late, great Gillian Bowler put package holidays on the map here with Budget Travel. The original low-cost-marketi(...)

Sheila Pratschke, chair of the Arts Council.

Aosdána has welcomed the decision of the Arts Council to withdraw a discussion document that proposed wide-ranging changes to Aosdána, including how i(...)

The Arts Council’s plans to change the payment of the cnuas grant, a €17,180 annual stipend paid to 145 of its 246 members, has resulted in a split at Aosdána. Photograph: Istock

One of three members who resigned from the elected committee of Aosdána said she felt she had been unable to put forward her views on the committee ab(...)

A 64-year-old woman who fell at home was dead for between two and three days before she was found, Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A 64-year-old woman who fell at home was dead for between two and three days before she was found, Dublin Coroner’s Court heard on Thursday. An inque(...)

The late architect Michael Scott, pictured aged 82 in 1987, founded the ROSC art exhibitions. Photograph: Kevin McMahon

The recent publication of The Poetry of Vision: The ROSC Art Exhibitions 1967-1988, written by Peter Shortt and published by Irish Academic Press, rec(...)

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