Are the Irish still dying for that killer tan?

There are 8,000 new cases of skin cancer every year. Are you doing enough to protect your skin this summer? ...

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American tourists Kathleen and Ben Hull, with Sandy and Chad Barnes, right, enjoying the stout-tasting at Electric in the South Mall, Cork. Picture: Des Barry

A taste test for the stout-hearted: American tourists rate Ireland's best porters

American tourist Sandy O’Neill Barnes and her family ‘blindly’ drank Ireland’s ...

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The Bregenz Festival offers spectacular views of Lake Constance with the production mounted on a floating stage

Six of Europe's top opera venues to visit this autumn

Fancy watching opera at one of Europe’s top venues this autumn? Cathy Desmond selects six of the ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Margaret Carragher before her month of treatment in Mayand after in early July.

Can a €30 cream really turn back the clock?

Back in 2007, an entire year’s supply of Boots’ No 7 Protect & Perfect Serum sold out in ...

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Product placement is about to become bigger than ever before

JUST THIS month TV3 held a seminar for advertisers — one that may well turn out to be a watershed in ...

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This much I know: Lisa Fitzpatrick, Stylist

I am a very happy person — I wake up happy and go to bed happy.

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Germany on top of the world after victory in Brazil

Rose Jacobs asks: Is this the start of a century of German success? This story is enriched with multi-media content

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‘Beauty’ is the beast

Irish soprano Tara Erraught was ‘mauled’ by British critics for her appearance. ‘Lookism’ ...

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Childhood on Blasket island inspires films

Filmmaker Simon Hambrook tells Sharon Ní Chonchuir how a hippie upbringing off the Kerry coast ...

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From left: A picture taken by Chris May — sunset view of the Blaskets.

Creating swell pictures on the Irish coastline

A photographer devoted to capturing the Irish coastline, tells Richard Fitzpatrick about his close encounters ...

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 The Proctor & Gamble sanitary product brand is behind a documentary which features a young girl, Dakota, who doesn't understand the negativity of throwing like a girl.

SHAME ABOUT THAT AD: Challenging female stereotypes in advertising

Suzanne Harrington challenges a marketing campaign’s premise that girls feel less equal at puberty ...

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James Garner (no doubt thinking it's about time he won) in 2005 after he was named as the 41st Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award honoree.

James Garner in the ‘Rockford Files’ was an irresistible force on our TV screens

James Garner’s portrayal of Jim Rockford in ‘The Rockford Files’ left an indelible ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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From weight loss to same sex marriage: A video journey into Irish society

A video project recently completed by ’Journalism with New Media’ students from the Cork ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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'Nanny from hell' Diane Stretton refused to leave the home of a young couple, Marcella and Ralph Bracamonte, in California, after working there for a few weeks and threatened to sue for elder abuse.

How to keep squatters out of your home

What if you came back from holiday to find squatters in your home? Rita de Brun checks your rights

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The other Beethoven ... the folkie

The great German composer’s Irish and Scottish ‘airs’ will be played at the Kilkenny ...

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'Parade', a depiction of a military inspection, is part of Kerry Collins's exhibition at Crosshaven's Fort Camden.

Kerry Collins is putting her paintings on parade at Fort Camden

Kerry Collins is so fascinated by Fort Camden she’s exhibiting there

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Panti says people don't expect him to be funny when they come to his shows.

Panti Bliss in a twist

Rory O’Neill says people are expecting him to be a freedom fighter on political issues but there’s ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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About to get hammered by the English?

A Wetherspoon’s pub has opened in Dublin as the Brits attempt to take us on at what we do best. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Hotel for dogs

Massages, aromatherapy scents and individual chalets and beds — it’s all in a day’s ...

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Flesh to flash this summer

HOW much for a pound of flesh? That depends whereabouts it’s from.

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