Kya deLongchamps explains why Robert Adam is a rock star of architecture.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2019
It’s the home of the pizza of course but this gorgeous Italian city has a grandeur that can nourish your soul as well, writes Conor Power.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
Take up the White Man’s burden, Send forth the best ye breed, Go bind your sons to exile, To serve your captives’ need.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2019
From family breaks to adventure trips, Ciara McDonnell rounds up the best packages to book now.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019
The World Cup looms in the distance . . . like a vast cloud about to blot out the sun, putting us in mind of Pompeii long ago, writes Michael Moynihan.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2018
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018
Eight bodies have been pulled from the rubble of an apartment building that partially collapsed in Italy, fire crews say.
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
A five-storey apartment building has partially collapsed along a railway line near the southern Italian city of Naples, and authorities are digging by hand to find anyone trapped.
Fri, 07 Jul, 2017
Advocate Adi Roche says the UN’s Chernobyl Remembrance Day today attests to the worst nuclear disaster which is just a millisecond into the life of the pollution it unleashed
Wed, 26 Apr, 2017
Having his shoes catch fire is just one of the occupational hazards West Cork-based artist Danny Osborne faces when working on the side of live volcanoes, writes Ellie O’Byrne
Mon, 03 Apr, 2017
Palmento is a delightful and welcoming haven in Douglas.
Sat, 25 Jun, 2016
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
Italy has a history of teenage defensive diamonds, and Milan’s goalkeeper, 16-year-old Gianluigi Donnarumma, four months on from his debut, might be the best find yet
Mon, 22 Feb, 2016
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
Backlit by a yellow hue, the picture had an air of infinity to it, as if the Dust Lady were one of the lava shapes in Pompeii, writes Terry Prone
Mon, 31 Aug, 2015
Sorrento is a terrific base to explore the likes of Pompeii and the Isle of Capri, says Tony Clayton-Lea.
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
Since my schooldays, with a fist of Tayto in one hand and a faded photocopy from the OPW scrunched in the other I have been lumbered with a weird devotion to ruined buildings.
Sat, 20 Jun, 2015
Sat, 09 May, 2015
ENGLAND: Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington’s attempts to film a movie in a London street were thwarted when a bus with a picture of him on it appeared behind him during a scene.
Sat, 02 May, 2015
The magic that brings to life the exhibits at New York’s Museum of Natural History is running out as Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (PG) opens, forcing Larry (Ben Stiller) to travel to London in order to rejuvenate the ancient Egyptian enchantment.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2014
Nobody knows exactly how many Irish died on Flanders Fields in the first world war because many got caught up in the British propaganda war after the Easter Rising.
Tue, 28 Oct, 2014
Sun, 04 May, 2014
Graham Norton is joined by X-Men stars Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy, with music from Eurovision hopeful Molly on BBC1 at 10.35pm.
Fri, 02 May, 2014
The crossword is about to turn 100. Dave Kenny looks back at the history of the black and white grid.
Sun, 01 Dec, 2013
HUMANS have changed the composition of the Earth’s atmosphere and all of its oceans. We impact on 83% of the world’s land and have permanently altered a third of it.
Mon, 12 Aug, 2013
AN Irish language play, written by Paul Mercier with music by his brother, Mel, is coming to UCC’s Granary Theatre on May 9-10 as part of a six-venue tour around Ireland.
Tue, 07 May, 2013
RICK GEKOSKI’s book, Lost, Stolen or Shredded, is an expertly told tale of the shadowy world of books, manuscripts and artworks that have disappeared.
Mon, 06 May, 2013
Spin the globe at the bottom of the screen and take a journey on the Rhaetian Railway through the Swiss Alps.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2012
ONE OF my favourite history stories from primary school days is that of Pompeii.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2011
With its economy in tatters, Italy's cultural heritage was beginning to suffer. Then some patriotic moguls stepped in, writes Barbie Latza Nadeau
Thu, 04 Aug, 2011
It’s easy to see why Z Square House in Dublin won an architectural award as it made excellent use of its space, Rose Martin reports
Sat, 09 Jul, 2011
ITALY’S opposition said yesterday it would present a no-confidence motion against one of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s most loyal ministers, in another blow for the already wounded premier.
Thu, 11 Nov, 2010
A 2,000-year-old house in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, once used by gladiators to train before combat, has collapsed, Italian officials said.
Mon, 08 Nov, 2010
A 2,000-year-old house in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, once used by gladiators to train before combat, has collapsed, Italian officials said today.
Sat, 06 Nov, 2010
The volcano of Ischia, a resort island famed for its thermal waters off the coast of Naples, could potentially erupt, Italian disaster experts said.
Wed, 28 Apr, 2010
POOR old Iceland is in the dog-house.
Mon, 26 Apr, 2010
RECENTLY I had the amazing experience of visiting ancient Pompeii. The 2,000-year-old ruins show traces of what we might consider to be modern innovations in city living.
Thu, 10 Sep, 2009
ACCORDING to Laver’s Law, I’m dowdy, and you hold the evidence in your hand.
Mon, 03 Aug, 2009
MORE than 5,000 Leaving Certificate music students were confused by a mistake in part of a harmony question on yesterday’s higher level exam.
Fri, 19 Jun, 2009
POPE Benedict XVI travelled to a shrine near the ruins of ancient Pompeii and prayed for all people in pain or difficulty, saying faith can promote personal and social recovery.
Mon, 20 Oct, 2008
Pope Benedict XVI travelled to a shrine near the ruins of ancient Pompeii to celebrate Mass and pray to the Virgin Mary.
Sun, 19 Oct, 2008
IF YOU’RE going to set fire to your house, you shouldn’t do it in the middle of the Manchester United v Blackburn match. Trust me on this. I did it, this weekend. And I blame Dick Roche.
Mon, 21 Apr, 2008
A show about Jordan has topped a list of the most-watched documentaries of 2006.
Tue, 26 Dec, 2006
A mortar bomb from the Second World War was found today in the archaeological ruins of Pompeii, Italy, police officials said.
Fri, 14 Jul, 2006
ACTRESS Kim Cattrall was in London yesterday to talk about sex — not Sex and the City, the TV show that made her a household name, but about her new book Sexual Intelligence.
Tue, 08 Nov, 2005
Bomb disposal experts today detonated a 250lb World War II bomb unearthed near the ruins of the ancient Roman town of Pompeii, a police official said.
Thu, 02 Jun, 2005
Kim Cattrall has admitted to feeling "daunted" about her West End début in January.
Wed, 04 Aug, 2004
Archaeologists have stated that a newly-discovered Viking settlement near Waterford City may be the historical find of the century.
Sat, 05 Jun, 2004
A mayor running for re-election in a southern Italian town was shot and seriously wounded at a public event today, police said.
Sat, 29 May, 2004
Police are searching for the killer of a candidate in local elections in the southern Italian town of Pompeii after his headless body was found two days after he disappeared on his way to work.
Fri, 28 May, 2004
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