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Co Mayo hotelier Cathal Hughes has bought historic Westport House in a deal that will see €50 million invested in the 455 acre estate.

The Mayo-based Hotel Westport Ltd has bought historic Westport House in a deal that will see €50 million invested in the 455 acre estate. The selle(...)

Furuzamani Beach, Zamami Island, Kerama Islands, Okinawa, Japan
52 Places to Go in 2017
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  • January 11, 2017, 12:30

1. Canada: A world to explore. Canada has cosmopolitan cities, barely explored natural wonders and everything in between. Canada is huge — the s(...)

Family adventure holidays The big trend for family holidays in 2017 is adventure and activity-based breaks, including camping, cycling and theme-p(...)

A transcript recently emerged of an analyst warning about the debt carried by Digicel which is owned by Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Jamaican cinema magnate Douglas Graham told his shareholders last week that Digicel, Denis O’Brien’s Caribbean telco, had outbid his Palace Amusement (...)

Denis O’Brien has turned to consultants McKinsey and Goetzpartners to help plot a way forward for Digicel. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

As he briefed bond investors this week on the “substantial risks” facing Denis O’Brien’s Digicel, CreditSights debt analyst Michael Chakardjian evoked(...)

A saleswoman shows lamps to a customers while other people flock to the supermarket to take care of last minute shopping as Hurricane Matthew approaches in Kingston, Jamaica. Photograph: Henry Romero/Reuters

Haiti issued a red alert and evacuated families from tiny outlying islands as Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to cross the Caribbean in years, (...)

Jamaicans stand next to shopping trolleys filled with bottled water and other items outside a supermarket, pending the arrival of Hurricane Matthew in Kingston. Photograph: Reuters

Hurricane Matthew weakened slightly on Saturday as it headed towards Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba, but with winds reaching 230 kilometres per hour, locals (...)

Lorraine Maher, aged nine and today, who is curating the  exhibition of photos of mixed-race Irish people at the London Irish Centre in Camden.

Lorraine Maher’s son Aaron died from cancer two years ago. Aaron, who along with his brothers, Dwayne, Darnel and Rù-ffel, had visited his mother’s h(...)

We know we’re generalising here, but men tend to spend a lot more on gadgets than women.

How to be a Man is a series exploring masculinity and the challenges facing men in Ireland today It is not news that it costs l(...)

John DeGioia, president of Georgetown University, announces a series of steps to atone for institution’s sale of 272 slaves in 1838, at the school in Washington. Photograph: Gabriella Demczuk/the New York Times

Georgetown, the Jesuit university in Washington, has become the latest US third-level college to take steps to atone for the past: namely, its histori(...)

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