Taj Mahal

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Churchill is favourite for Saturday’s Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien is convinced Churchill will not fail for a lack of stamina when he runs over a mile and a quarter for the second time at Leopardstown on(...)

Aidan O’Brien’s  Cliffs Of Moher is set to line up alongside Churchill in the Juddmonte International at York on Wednesday. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien is ready to let Cliffs Of Moher line up alongside Churchill in the Juddmonte International at York on Wednesday. The Ballydoyle handler(...)

Capri ridden by Seamie Heffernan (left) on the way to  winning the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby  at the Curragh. Photograph:   PA Wire

Aidan O’Brien won a 12th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby on Saturday when the Séamus Heffernan ridden Capri won the €1.5 million Curragh highlight at odds(...)

The drawingroom of Dr Edward Haughey’s mansion at 9 Belgrave Square, London. According to Sotheby’s, his “extraordinary London home formed the backdrop to life at the highest level of British society”.

He once lashed out at his housekeeper for making the wrong choice in silver serving dishes, but nobody could have accused the late Dr Edward Haughey o(...)

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(...)

Johnny Depp as Donald Trump in The Art of the  Deal – The Movie: almost as funny as the real thing

It’s hard to compete with the power, drama, emotion and scandal coming to us live from the Olympics, which continues to dominate schedules until this (...)

Secretions from millions of tiny mosquito-like insects have been discoloring the Taj Mahal; one environmental court says the problem stems directly from the illegal dumping of solid waste in the nearby Yamuna River.  Photograph: Ruth Fremson/The New York Times

It has been lit up in green for St Patrick’s Day but now the Taj Mahal is turning 40 shades for a very different reason. Millions of mosquito-like i(...)

Kilmainham Gaol has been named the top landmark to visit in Ireland for the fourth year running in the TripAdvisor travellers’ choice awards.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Kilmainham Gaol has been named the top landmark to visit in Ireland for the fourth year running in the TripAdvisor travellers’ choice awards. Dublin’(...)

Irish Times travel writer competition winner Ruth Petherick
Divine Indian essence
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  • April 16, 2016, 05:24

On the day of my departure, I post a picture of an elephant to my Facebook page with the caption, “Let the adventure begin”. His decoratively painted(...)

While being held captive on a hijacked Egyptian plane on Tuesday, Ben Innes’s first thought to fill the time was to ask his captor for a selfie. Beam(...)

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