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Child-free zones: a wide range of options for those who prefer to holiday with adults. Photograph: Getty Images

There are quite a few alternatives for adults-only resorts and destinations, and here are some pointers to child-free zones both in Ireland and abroad(...)

Dick Warner: the environmentalist and broadcaster at home in Co Kildare in 1995. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Richard (Dick) Warner Born: July 19th, 1946 Died: June 16th, 2017 The broadcaster Derek Mooney remembers spending hours in Donadea Forest Park, in Co(...)

Footsteps In The Forest festival at Slieve Gullion Forest Park, Newry

New Nobu On July 1st, London neighbourhood Shoreditch gets the ultimate seal of approval with the opening of a new Nobu Hotel. The Japanese restaura(...)

Ananya Vinay spells a word during the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee  in Maryland. Photograph: Aaron P Bernstein/Reuters

Ananya Vinay of Fresno, California won the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, taking home a $40,000 cash prize after 12 hours of picking her w(...)

Jackie Mittoo was reggae’s keyboard king, a hugely talented player who worked with The Sound Dimensions, The Skatalites, Sugar Minott and many others (...)

Germaine Mason, who won silver for Britain at the 2008 Games in Beijing, has died  in a motorbike crash in Jamaica. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

Germaine Mason, the British athlete who won a high jump silver medal at the 2008 Olympics, has died in a motorcycle accident in Jamaica. The 34-year(...)

Jimmy Breslin in New York in 1970. Photograph: Michael Evans/The New York Times
Obituary: Jimmy Breslin
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  • March 23, 2017, 01:01

Jimmy Breslin, the New York City newspaper columnist and best-selling author who levelled the powerful and elevated the powerless for more than 50 yea(...)

Here Comes the Sun: Nicole Dennis-Benn charts a shocking history of violence done to women  over generations. Photograph: Tony Cenicola/New York Times

“Suh yuh t’ink if yuh sweet-talk or blackmail me, ah g’wan jus’ agree fi yuh flimsy offer? Me is not no fool, boss lady.” In a debut novel teeming w(...)

Russia’s Antonina Krivoshapka: her positive test for  the steroid turinabol has resulted in the women’s 4x400 metres relay team losing their silver medal from the London Games. Photograph: Getty Images

Russia’s women’s 4x400metres relay squad has been stripped of a London 2012 Olympic silver medal after Antonina Krivoshapka tested positive, the Inter(...)

To deepen the gloom around Leinster, experimental Dublin convincingly won last Sunday’s final against a reasonably well-stacked Louth side. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Such has been the rumbling despair about the Dublin footballers’ current years of plenty that the hype can hardly intensify too much despite the dawni(...)

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