TODAY'S STORIES - IRISH EXAMINER

Operation Early Christmas with L'Occitane

It’s Christmas! (Almost) 

So, the search for the perfect gift is on again and let’s be honest - it can be tricky to get a startled and delighted ‘ahhhh’ from your nearest and dearest every year.

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Lottery frenzy sweeps Ireland as €455 million could be won TONIGHT

Find out how you can get a FREE chance on this massive US MegaMillions draw

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People behind the Jazz: Festival manager Jenny Gleeson gives us the lowdown on this year's Guinness Cork Jazz festival highlights

Meet Jenny Gleeson, the Festival manager for Guinness Cork Jazz Festival.

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People behind the Jazz: Chairperson of Guinness Cork Jazz Festival tell us why she'd recommend volunteering

Meet Fiona Collins, the chairperson of Guinness Cork Jazz Festival Committee.

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People behind the Jazz: Bar manager Rory tells us where’s hot during Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

Rory Murphy is the current night manager at The Oliver Plunkett bar, Cork.

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People behind the Jazz: Booka Brass Band member Paul Kiernan tells us why the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival is not to be missed

Meet Paul Kiernan, the trumpet player with Booka Brass – a seven-strong band with members from Cork to Belfast.

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People behind the Jazz: Hotel's man Ray tells us why the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival is such a hit

He’s lived here for 17 years, but Longford man Raymond Kelleher still describes himself as a “blow-in” to Cork.

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Here's how you can play the EuroMillions tonight from the comfort of your own home

Three steps to make you a EuroMillions winner.

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Five weird and wonderful space myths - exploded

Think the movies got it right? Mostly, they did NOT!

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Irish people are joining the electric car revolution and here's why

The problem with fossil-fuel cars are that most of the energy burned in engines is wasted and harmful for the environment. 

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Get a taste of Ireland's top five food festivals

Summer is the peak events season and without having to worry about the rain and snow, you can spend the weekends crisscrossing the country to make the most out of the many food festivals on offer. We have just returned from foodie nirvana at Ireland’s top food festival ‘Taste of Dublin’

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Cork Airport has made it even easier for you to tick things off your bucket list

If you're anything like us you’re constantly scrolling through travel bloggers’ social media feeds, adding locations to your bucket list while wishing you could fly off at a moment’s notice.

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The world's biggest lotteries all in one place as Multilotto.ie opens for business

Multilotto.ie lets you play a host of massive international lotteries.

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Trying for a baby? Why not take a his and hers fertility test

For couples eager to conceive, Sims IVF Cork at Citygate in Mahon is providing totally free 'His & Hers' fertility testing for the month of May.

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There’s a new way to play lottery in Ireland

Lottery players from Ireland are getting 3 EuroMillions tickets for €3.50. Find out how you can do the same.

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A&E not the only option when your little ones get a minor injury

As the evenings get longer and temperatures start to rise ever so slightly, parents around the country are getting into the summer routine of acting as a sporting taxi service; dropping budding Henry Shefflins and Stephanie Roches at venues around the country. Dinner at 9pm becomes the norm as mums and dads coordinate schedules like a military operation.

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'Stop asking about babies': IVF patients want you to mind your own business

Sims IVF has provided treatment to couples in Ireland since 1997. Their Cork clinic, located at City Gate in Mahon is described by one of their patients as “more like a relaxing spa than a doctor’s office”, writes Claire Anderson.

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Free From food sector moving into the mainstream

It’s only a few years since Free From products were perceived as niche products for people with coeliac disease or those with food allergies.

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Investec, localising an international brand

One year on, Investec are delighted with the progress it has made following the opening of its Munster office in Cork.

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All aboard for a cruise to France

Still thinking about where to go this summer? We’ve got you covered - head to the high seas and beautiful France.

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How To Stay Fit And Healthy Over The Festive Season

Christmas is nearly upon us and with it comes two weeks of endless eating and excessive drinking. We’ve compiled and 8-point guide to ensuring your health isn’t neglected throughout this joyous occasion!

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The Ultimate Travel Bucket List for 2017

With Christmas, nearly upon us, there’s never been a better time to start thinking about your summer holidays next year. Because let’s be real - you’re going to need something to look forward to as you drag yourself to work on the 2nd of January. And, as an added bonus the earlier you book, the more you’ll benefit from cheaper prices and less stress.

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