Place: Northern Spain
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
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A Brittany Ferries customer has accused the company of “screwing over” customers who will incur extra expense as a result of its decision to cancel sailings from Cork to France and Spain this weekend.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
Almost 1,500 passengers have been hit by a ferry fault which has forced the cancellation of Brittany Ferries’ sailings from Cork to France and Spain this weekend.
Fri, 24 May, 2019
A trip to Cantabria and Asturias reveals Green Spain, a little known secret worth exploring, writes.
Sun, 19 May, 2019
May is sustainability month in the Irish Examiner and last week I wrote about the challenges facing wine makers and wine drinkers as we all try to lower our carbon footprint. I’m sure some people were aghast at my recommendation of wine in a bag as despite it having a lower carbon footprint than glass it just feels wrong.
Sat, 11 May, 2019
A Limerick mother who trekked across northern Spain to help her cope following the sudden death of her son has penned a moving book about her journey.
Tue, 07 May, 2019
This time 12 months ago, Munster and Leinster felt bulletproof as they approached their respective Champions Cup semi-final deciders against Racing 92 and Scarlets, with both squads densely fortified with players from Ireland’s all-conquering Grand Slam team.
Wed, 17 Apr, 2019
January is the month many of us plan our summer holidays so this week I want to suggest two destinations with a wine focus.
Sat, 19 Jan, 2019
Glen Hansard and Actress Victoria Smurfit join line-up for Late Late Show
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018
Johnny Sexton says Leinster are motivated by the opportunity to stand out on their own as Europe’s most successful team.
Thu, 27 Sep, 2018
Glad to be back: I was in northern Spain for a few days last week — the Basque Country specifically, and San Sebastian to be precise.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2018
A Macroom filmmaker’s account of an epic Camino sea journey also serves as a tribute to one of the crew who has since died, writes
Thu, 22 Mar, 2018
Brittany Ferries have announced a new route from Cork into northern Spain.
Tue, 16 Jan, 2018
Spain's King Felipe VI has spoken out forcefully against Catalonia's independence drive, saying all Spaniards must respect each other and the law.
Fri, 20 Oct, 2017
Champions Cup boss Vincent Gaillard may be keen to take European club rugby’s showpiece finals into new markets, but he made it clear yesterday the competition will not go looking for additional teams.
Tue, 03 Oct, 2017
Spain has said it will not offer anything in return for the disarmament of Basque separatist group Eta and urged the militants to disband and help police clear unsolved crimes.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2017
A 64-year-old woman has given birth to healthy twins following her second successful pregnancy at an advanced age, a doctor in northern Spain said.
Thu, 16 Feb, 2017
Barcelona saw off Athletic Bilbao 3-0 at the Nou Camp to move to within a point of LaLiga leaders Real Madrid.
Sun, 05 Feb, 2017
Thu, 15 Dec, 2016
Thu, 22 Sep, 2016
Almost 30 years years after visiting Santiago de Compostela as a teenagerreturned with her family to see if this corner of Spain was as special as she remembered.
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
Three people were gored and eight others injured as thousands dashed alongside fighting bulls through the streets of Pamplona on the first bull run of the San Fermin festival in northern Spain.
Tue, 07 Jul, 2015
The recurrent showers of recent weeks has had us crouching under bushes for shelter.
Mon, 25 May, 2015
WHEN it comes to dumb product names, the automotive industry has had its fair share of gems.
Sat, 02 May, 2015
Teacher Emmet Ryan felt trapped, over-worked and under-appreciated in his London job. He tellshow he broke the rut.
Sat, 21 Feb, 2015
SUMMER 2014 seems to be getting better and better to the extent that eating outside seems to have become the norm in our house.
Sun, 03 Aug, 2014
It’s time to think beyond pizza and chips. Getting your children to try different foods is vital for their health and development.
Sun, 20 Jul, 2014
Gourmet tours are cropping up all over the globe, tying food and travel more closely together than ever. It’s time to tuck in, says Pól Ó Conghaile.
Sun, 08 Jun, 2014
Ireland’s Olympic medal haul could be on the verge of multiplying, in the medium to long-term at least, if ambitious plans to introduce Gaelic games to the official list of included sports comes to pass.
Thu, 27 Mar, 2014
WHEN the Swedish genius Carl Linnaeus published the first skimpy edition of Systema Naturae in 1735 he revolutionised the way we look at and describe the natural world.
Mon, 03 Mar, 2014
Tens of thousands of people marched through the streets of northern Bilbao calling for an amnesty that would allow Eta prisoners to serve out the remainder of their sentences in their native Basque region rather than in jails further afield.
Sun, 12 Jan, 2014
A new ferry service that will sail from Ireland to the west of France and northern Spain has been announced.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2013
THE lights are on, the music is on the radio and the trees are up — there is no getting away from it: Christmas is imminent.
Sun, 08 Dec, 2013
Scientists have pieced together the oldest human DNA ever recovered after extracting it from the thigh bone of an individual who died 400,000 years ago.
Thu, 05 Dec, 2013
Not quite free of its troika handcuffs, the Government is reasserting its sovereignty by backtracking on the privatisation of key State assets and very few, if any, are complaining.
Thu, 28 Nov, 2013
Two events took place over the weekend designed to showcase Gaelic sports internationally.
Wed, 23 Oct, 2013
IT WAS daunting. The assembly of a 500km route over mountains, bogland, fields, across rivers and through towns and villages took years.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2013
A headland on the west coast of Ireland has been named by a travel bible as one of the best surfing spots in the world.
Tue, 17 Sep, 2013