Rosita Boland

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The Liffey boardwalk in Dublin has problems, but anti-social behaviour and illegal activities can be countered by effective policing. Photograph: Dave Meehan

If you fail to value and protect a public amenity, it will be abused. That is the basic message in reports concerning the Liffey boardwalk and the ant(...)

Insufficient facilities for those citizens who are infirm, disabled, intellectually challenged or unable to fend for themselves represent a blight on (...)

The centre of Porto, which retains many of its original 18th century buildings, has been classified as a world heritage site by Unesco

The only thing I knew about Porto before arriving there was the famous drink that takes its name from the city – port. I did not even know it was on t(...)

Clockwise: Helen Dixon, Ruth Negga, Maeve Higgins, Marian Keyes, Sharon Horgan

Business & entrepreneurship Ciara Donlon Entrepreneur and CEO, Theya Healthcare It has been a rollercoaster three years for Ciara Donlon(...)

“Belfast is planning for lots of tourists, and even the briefest walk around the city centre demonstrates a clear confidence in its future as destination for both tourists and conference delegates.” Photograph: Getty Images

Here’s a thing: if I never ate another bit of chocolate again in my life I wouldn’t miss it. My preference is for savoury, sour and salty things, very(...)

Irish Times journalists covered a wide range of subjects and topics in what was a very busy year in news.   Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

1. Fintan O’Toole had two pieces written depending on the outcome of the US election. He was ready to publish one within milliseconds of the official (...)

Siobhán Powell (32), who suffers from Ring Chromosome 8, with her mother Johanne at their home in Fethard-on-Sea, Co Wexford. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Family Carer and mother Johanne Powell made a lot of people sit up and take notice this week. I have known her for many years and know the round-the-c(...)

The bar with sparkling carpet at Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud on Merrion Street in Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Flower power at Powerscourt You know how it goes: You see a picture in a magazine. You assemble the prescribed bits and bobs – twigs, wire-cutters, g(...)

Sir, – Rosita Boland interviews and writes about a number of Irish Americans from my hometown of Boston who have never been here and don’t know much a(...)

Creative Lab: Glen McCormak with one of the drawings from his animation project. Photograph: Alan Betson

‘Tubes connected to back of dress for alien effect,” is one of the notes that Antoinette Farrell, who is 17, and Chelsea Burke, who is 16, made for th(...)

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