Sunset in the town of Oia on the Greek island of Santorini. Photograph: Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images

As restaurants prepare to open, we asked well-known people about the meal they remember the most Joe Duffy: Breakfast in the woods Br(...)

Since Covid-19 school closures, we fully realise what levels of patience, persistence and personal attention goes into the role of educator. Photograph: iStock

Homeschooling has given us all a new appreciation of teachers – with both parents and pupils missing the múinteoirs. Since Covid-19 school closures, (...)

FRESH FRESIAS FOR MUM: Ellen Creed, of Dublin, with a bunch of flowers that was left outside her door, due to coronavirus "cocooning" of older persons, on Mother's Day. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien

Love, in the time of corona, has to keep its distance but on a Mother’s Day like no other many Irish people managed to make the best of a terrible sit(...)

ONLINE CULTURE HAS RESHAPED THE POLITICAL LANDSCAPE: QUIZZES, MEMES AND SOCIAL INFLUENCERS ALL PLAYED ROLES IN THE OUTCOME OF LAST WEEKEND'S ELECTI(...)

Stefanie Preissner: ‘I’m really happy in my life at the moment. You couldn’t pay me to go back to my 20s.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

When Stefanie Preissner’s publisher asked her to write a book about saying no, she couldn’t but say yes. “I was so flattered I couldn’t say no,” the c(...)

Doireann Garrihy: her ambition is to host a magazine-style show on national radio. Photograph: Dave Meehan

On November 9th, 2016, people all over the world were trying to come to terms with a new reality in which Donald Trump was leader of the free world. T(...)

Since it first opened in 1996, Copper Face Jacks has become an Irish institution, a place where you are guaranteed to bump into a guard.

On Thursday night, Copper Face Jacks on Harcourt Street was decked out in St Patrick’s Day bunting, bracing itself for the long weekend ahead. Inside(...)

Dublin Dance Festival, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s Rosas Danst Rosas, Photograph:  Anne Van Aerschot

Dreaming in Blue Until February 14th Harry Clarke’s dreamy The Eve of Saint Agnes is at the Hugh Lane in Dublin, but you can see his wonderful waterco(...)

By the time puberty strikes, girls are already playing down their ambitions, frightened to fail, or to be seen as “pushy”, “bossy” or a “show off”. Illustration: Getty Images

For women, ambition is sometimes seen as a dirty word. The rationale seems to go that it’s one thing to have success foisted upon you; it is another, (...)

Stefanie Preissner radio show ‘Situationships’ will air on RTÉ Radio 1 on Thursday. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Stefanie Preissner appears to be coping very well indeed, with two US TV shows in the pipeline, and a new RTÉ Radio 1 series about women’s relationshi(...)

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