November 3 is National Sandwich Day.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2019
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
If you are longing for a taste of simple Spanish food you’ll need to head away from the main drag — off into the back streets and out into the villages in the wooded hillside.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
A record temperature was recorded in France yesterday when, in Carpentras, in the south-eastern Vaucluse département, the mercury hit 44.3C, breaking the previous record of 44.1C set in Montpellier and Nîmes in August 2003.
Sat, 29 Jun, 2019
I lived near Ibiza’s national park and I didn’t even know it
Mon, 05 Nov, 2018
This morning I saw a buzzard drifting across the blue sky above my home in West Cork and marvelled at how gracefully and effortlessly it was carried on the upper air.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2018
Carolyn Moore explores the wonderful treasures this old Spanish city has to offer.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
Thu, 16 Feb, 2017
Ciara McDonnell meets the Irish designers making waves on the sartorial world stage
Sat, 14 Jan, 2017
Mon, 29 Aug, 2016
Sat, 30 Jan, 2016
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
Spanish public officials are working towards the addition of new flight routes from Ireland to the southern province of Andalucia, the region’s minister for tourism and sport has announced.
Sat, 03 Oct, 2015
What is the best-value wine in the world? The answer I give to this question may surprise you — sherry.
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
Broadcaster and psychoanalyst, Michael Murphy, will bring his evening of reflection: ‘Stories, Poetry and Dreams to the Triskel, Christchurch next week and ahead of the event, Colette Sheridan talks to him about his work, his books and his outlo.
Sat, 21 Mar, 2015
Hillwalking in Ireland is a joy but there is something particularly special about the south of Spain with its year-round clear skies and its easy access from Irish airports, writes Dan McCarthy
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
Thu, 16 Oct, 2014
A 19th century incenses storage box from Japan shows a monkey holding a peach; while another is in the shape of a lute.
Wed, 20 Aug, 2014
Hot metal, cool stools, fluttering butterflies and expensive wild leather furniture, crafted by hand. All part of this week’s list from Esther N McCarthy.
Sun, 13 Jul, 2014
ONE of the big draws on the programme for Cork World Book Festival, which opens Tuesday, Apr 23, will be Aidan Higgins: A Writer’s Life, a tribute to his contribution to literature.
Mon, 15 Apr, 2013
Irish woman set up horse trekking company in Malaga and adapted to rural custom, says Richard Fitzpatrick
Fri, 22 Feb, 2013
Twelve months after hurling was showcased in front of NFL fans before Superbowl XLVI, an exhibition game of Gaelic football will be played during half-time of a La Liga Primera Division game in Seville next Monday.
Thu, 24 Jan, 2013
The European Tour have confirmed that next month’s Andalucia Masters at Valderrama has been cancelled.
Wed, 12 Sep, 2012
DUBLIN-BORN designer Zoë Jordan’s new collection is inspired by Amelia Earhart, who said: “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers”.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2012
Wed, 01 Feb, 2012
The inhabitants of a Spanish village painted blue for the filming of 'The Smurfs' movie have voted to keep their houses the vivid shade, instead of returning to traditional white.
Tue, 20 Dec, 2011
SHANE LOWRY got his first look at a US Open course set-up at Congressional County Club yesterday having admitted he was taking a leap into the unknown.
Tue, 14 Jun, 2011
THERE’S passion aplenty round Peter and Anna Warburton’s west Cork heartland.
Sat, 12 Feb, 2011
THOUSANDS of babies disappeared over a 40-year period in Spain, stolen from their mothers and handed over for adoption by the state and the Catholic Church.
Mon, 07 Feb, 2011
IRELAND’s north west region is celebrating its status as Europe’s leading golf destination for next season.
Tue, 30 Nov, 2010
RORY McILROY and Padraig Harrington will continue their single-minded chase for major glory by doing things their own special way next season.
Thu, 25 Nov, 2010
SHANGHAI to Sherkin, a contrast that would make one’s head spin.
Mon, 09 Aug, 2010
WHEN Tiger Woods won the 2000 Open Championship at St Andrews by eight shots, hardly an eyebrow was raised in surprise.
Mon, 19 Jul, 2010
WORLD number three Lee Westwood pointed to the luck of the draw after he got the worst of the conditions in the first round at St Andrews.
Fri, 16 Jul, 2010
PAUL McGINLEY eased much of the pain of a five-month lay-off from competition by moving into contention after two rounds of the Andalucian Open in Spain.
Sat, 27 Mar, 2010
IF there is one thing that captures the Spanish soul for us foreigners it’s flamenco.
Tue, 09 Mar, 2010
AS Alice in Wonderland said, things gets “curiouser and curioser” and she was “so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English”.
Mon, 08 Mar, 2010
LAST WEEK we headed off to London with a group of teachers from the cookery school. We were on our school tour, a fact-finding mission to check out and experience the London food scene. It’s amazing what can be crammed into two days when you are on a mission.
Sat, 06 Jun, 2009
THE La Cala Resort in Mijas, Málaga has been voted the best golf resort in southern Spanish region of Andalucía by a panel of industry experts.
Wed, 26 Nov, 2008
OFF the back of one of the wettest summers on record, the momentum for those booking a short break in the sun this winter is as strong as ever.
Sat, 06 Sep, 2008
Truckers angry over soaring fuel prices blocked roads across Spain, disrupting supplies of food, petrol, car parts and other goods.
Wed, 11 Jun, 2008
Irish former US collegians Peter O’Keeffe and Niall Turner came up short on their respective bids for major tour cards this week.
Wed, 21 Nov, 2007
IT WAS another hot morning at the Cortijo El Jabali and the jay birds wuz stealin’ the cherries.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2007
THE YOUNG brigade are having the better of matters in recent times on the European Tour.
Sat, 19 May, 2007
Spain’s Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano has warned that even local knowledge might not be enough to help him claim back-to-back European Tour titles.
Wed, 09 May, 2007
RAIN in the mountains of Andalucia while it was glorious weather in Ireland.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2007
THE other afternoon, we drove to Trevélez, the highest village in Spain, and then walked higher still.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2007
PRECIOUS water is exported from the dry lands of Spain in millions of cubic kilometres each year. We receive it in Ireland in, for example, tomatoes, which are probably 70% water.
Mon, 12 Feb, 2007
WHEN the first flakes scudded past the window at lunch time, I thought they were almond blossom petals drifting on the wind.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2007
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