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Lora Ellard with her husband Luca Di Claudio and 15 month-old half-Irish/half-Italian baby Rían Di Claudio in Rome.
Welcome to my place ... Rome
  • Abroad
  • November 17, 2019, 06:01

Lora Ellard is originally from Borris, Co. Carlow. She moved to Rome in 2002 as an au-pair for what she says should have been a short, three-month pos(...)

The Arch of Titus in Rome. Photograph: Holly Caputo/iStock

Taking a break from the man-made ruins of Ancient Rome last week, I went looking for a piece of natural stone once notorious in that city: the Tarpeia(...)

The Irish countryside is many things – cold, wet, grey, green, remote, wet, barren, cow-filled, morose, stoney, wet, brown... Photograph: iStock Photo

We live in a listy time and much of the content we consume comes broken into digestible chunks and helpfully numbered so we can rank its importance mo(...)

The two Californian tourists managed to carve a “J” and an “N” around 8cm high in the wall of the Colosseum, before taking a selfie with their handiwork. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images

Tourists are once again getting into trouble in Italy, with two American women caught carving their names into Rome’s Colosseum.The Californians, aged(...)