12 style rules for Christmas

From the Little Black Dress to the Christmas jumper, Paula Burns gives us the lowdown on looking too ...

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Laura Flaherty and Santa

Trying to become Santa’s Jingle Belle

There are many things you don’t expect to do in your 20’s, and becoming Santa’s ...

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Tipples to help you tip along for Christmas

From starters to the end-of-the-day movie, Christmas can be a long haul but with the perfect drink ...

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The story of two men who lived through the devastating Turkish mine disaster

Last May,a mine fire killed 301 men, making it the worst industrial disaster in Turkish history. This ...

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Dreams and wishes of pupils of Gaelscoil Uí Riada are timeless

No flies on kids these days: An app for tracking Santa, a dram of Smithwick’s to send him on ...

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High tax on alcohol is unfair to small Irish businesses

As you load your trolley with booze this Christmas, it’s worth remembering a huge chunk of your ...

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Why I can’t take another Irish Christmas

Christmas has become a commercial behemoth and it reminds Liz O’Neill of her ...

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Father’s death prompts Vogue Williams to examine ‘next life’

She entered our lives as part of the reality TV show, Fade Street, going on to marry Brian McFadden. ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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One man tries to reclaim his lost Christmas spirit

The New York Times described Dublin as like “walking into a Christmas card” last week. ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Emigration has cast a shadow over these Irish peoples’ Christmases

No matter how exciting their lives overseas, Christmas is a time when most emigrants dream of home. ...

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Mel B shouldn’t have to speak out on alleged domestic violence

The onetime Scary Spice has been at the centre of gossip all week after she was rushed to hospital ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The Christmas Truce of WW1 revealed the true meaning of Christmas

On the 100th anniversary of the extraordinary Christmas Truce during the First World War, Mark ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Francis Brennan's guide to hosting family over Christmas ... and keeping calm

Now first off, no squabbling ladies and gentleman. We’re all grown up now and we’ve all ...

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Minister Alan Kelly takes to the saddle outside Cork's City Hall to launch the Coca-Cola Zero Bikes scheme but didn't wear a helmet.

Time to use your head and wear a helmet when cycling

Ireland is on target to have its worst year since 2008 for cyclist deaths and there is no legal requirement ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Android robot Kodomoroid speaks at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan in Tokyo.

How close are we to the age of the robot?

We’ve long had a fascination with robots or droids taking over human tasks. But how close are ...

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Arthur Fields putting life in focus

IT WAS commonly said that the statue of Daniel O’Connell guarded Dublin’s O’Connell ...

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Ready, steady, wrap! - Your guide to Christmas wrapping

You’ve bought the gifts and hidden them in the attic, but before they can go under the tree, ...

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The Menu’s Munchie Awards 2014: The best of Irish food and drink

The Menu returns once again with his Yuletide roundup of the very best of 2014 to ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Festive advice from seven well-known Irish women

Christmas means something different to everyone. But in many households, it’s the women who ...

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Peace Brigades International are driven by passion — not pay

Armed with nothing more than a t-shirt and and unwavering belief in the rights of the underdog, Caroline ...

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