Bologna is so dishy, stylish and charming

It’s all about the food, apparently. And intellectual pursuits. And let’s not forget bricks.
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Farnham Estate, a perfect place to indulge the senses

IF it’s a rejuvenating country getaway you’re after then do yourself a favour and take ...

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A hint of magic in the air at Ireland’s Christmas markets

In need of a break from the frantic pace of neon-lit shopping centres? Kelly O’Brien looks ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Ashford Castle

Your guide to some great Christmas breaks-aways

From cosy comfy country hotels to über-cool cities and snowdust covered cottages Tony ...

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Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny is a place to chill out, with or without the kids

Despite growing up in the neighbouring county of Waterford, my trips to Kilkenny have been fairly ...

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The Presidential Suite in the Conrad

A luxurious break in the heart of Dublin

As December rolls around, people start getting into the Christmas spirit. Spectacular street lights are ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Lovely bubbly in the Champagne region of France

CHAMPAGNE. The word needs little explanation to any adult and is almost guaranteed to conjure up a ...

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King Cong in Co Mayo

Dan Buckley enjoys the royal sport of falconry and takes in the sights of the majestic Corrib at the ...

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Muckross Park Hotel

Good enough for a queen is fine by me

Susan O’Shea sets up base camp at Muckross Park Hotel and comes away as liberated as a former ...

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Henry’s Boutique Destination: A hidden gem in West Cork with a growing reputation

It’s just a one-hour drive from Cork city to Henry’s Boutique Destination— one of ...

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There is never a bad time to visit Edinburgh

You may not be able to catch the St Andrew’s Day celebrations next week, but there is never ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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