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The Highland service, called the Deerstalker, is one of the best train journeys in Britain. After Glasgow, it goes past Loch Treig to the foot of Ben Nevis. From Fort William, the line continues to Mallaig, across the Glenfinnan viaduct – of Harry Potter fame

UK London to Fort William Duration: 419 miles/13hr Price (single): From £45/€51. The Caledonian Sleeper, one of Britain’s last sleeper services (the (...)

Some 27 firefighters from Cork City Fire Brigade spent several hours bringing the blaze under control at the historic house on the grounds of Clayton Silver Springs Hotel in Tivoli.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí believe a fire which badly damaged an elegant Georgian house on the outskirts of Cork city just days before Christmas was not started malicious(...)

Alarm was raised at about 4.30am on Friday morning when fire was spotted at Fortwilliam House on  grounds of the Clayton Silver Springs Hotel. Photograph: Getty Images

Fire fighters in Cork have spent several hours fighting a blaze which has substantially damaged an elegant Georgian house that was being used as a con(...)

Former British Liberal Democrat Party leader Charles Kennedy  died this week  aged 55. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Former British Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy died as a result of a “major haemorrhage” linked with his battle with alcoholism, a post-mortem(...)

A handout picture provided by the German Meteorological Service (DWD)  shows a map depicting the cloud and wind velocity forecast for today.  Photograph:  EPA/DWD Handout

ESB crews have restored power to thousands of homes after a powerful storm hit the country. Wind speeds of 130km/h were recorded at Malin Head at 10a(...)

A big country house auction takes place on Tuesday, April 23rd, at the Lismore House Hotel, Lismore, Co Waterford, hosted by Fonsie Mealy Aucti(...)