Planning a perfect staycation in Co Kerry

Planning a staycation? From accommodation to food, sight-seeing to spas, Ciara McDonnell has the lowdown on a short break in Kerry. 

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France's Île de Ré is an unspoiled paradise

Let the party people keep the Riviera. Just a few hundred miles to the west sits the alluring little island of Île de Ré, and its unspoiled pastures and vineyards, writes Alexandra Marshall.   

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A culture vulture’s day out in London

From some of the world’s greatest galleries and museums, to the treasure-filled bookshops of Charing Cross Road, London is a city packed with choice for a city break says Suzanne Harrington.

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10 ways to save money on holiday

It’s entirely possible to make savings while on your dream holiday with a little bit of forward planning, writes Ciara McDonnell.    

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Colina in the Algarve is relaxing for adults and fun for the kids

In the pre-Plastocene era, when kids were not part of the landscape, choosing where to holiday was as random as trying to pick a winner from the Gold Cup racecard: you closed your eyes, jabbed a pin at the list and hoped for the best.

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Cornwall is like the Mediterranean - in Britain

On a sunny day, the southwestern corner of our neighbouring island can seem more Mediterranean than it is Atlantic. Dean Van Nguyen visits a place that holds itself apart from the rest of the inhabitants of England.

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Weekend break: We find out why Galway is European Region of Gastronomy 2018

Galway has been named European Region of Gastronomy 2018. Catherine Murphy meets the people who contribute to its food scene.

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