Waris Ahluwalia in the 2007 Wes Anderson movie, The Darjeeling Limited

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Sweet dreams are made of this: a clean uncluttered environment can help you get a good night’s sleep. Photograph: Getty

Much has been written on how sleep is paramount to our wellbeing but psychologist Dr Sean O’Connell, who runs sleep clinics, goes as far as suggesting(...)

Smartphones are now so common that one study has estimated 2.71 billion people worldwide will have smartphones this year.

Smartphones have become a necessary and ever-present part of life for most people. They’re taken out in doctor’s surgeries, stared at on public transp(...)

Gráinne Long and Buddy: her parents moved to Malmö and their house in Mayo was rented out. “My first thought was, what’s going to happen to the dog?”

When Gráinne Long moved from Mayo to Dublin for college, she assumed she would be returning to Westport some weekends, at Christmas and during the sum(...)

 Representatives of the Garda and Coast Guard with relatives of those who died in the Lacken drowning disaster in 1927 at the  ceremony  at Lacken Pier, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Irish Coast Guard volunteer Amy Lynott believes she owes her affinity with the Atlantic to her great-grandfather Thomas Lynott, who lost his life off (...)