Twitter utterly bemused as Kenny G serenades Kim and Kanye on Valentine’s Day

Twitter utterly bemused as Kenny G serenades Kim and Kanye on Valentine’s Day

‘Kenny G is the worst possible thing you could find in your living room. Worse than alligators.’

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Gardaí warn people to beware of romance scams after woman parts with €48,000

Gardaí warn people to beware of romance scams after woman parts with €48,000

Gardaí are advising people to beware of romance scams this Valentine's Day after one woman gave €48,000 to a fraudster over a 13-month period.

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The business of love: Couples share what it's like to run a company together

The business of love: Couples share what it's like to run a company together

When couples own a business together, what’s life really like? Three couples who’ll be working together this Valentine’s Day talk to Ciara McDonnell.

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Getting in the red with romantic fashion for Valentine's Day

Getting in the red with romantic fashion for Valentine's Day

Set the mood for Valentine’s Day with the colour of passion and romance. Whether you’re treating yourself to some fabulous new-season fashion or treating your loved one to a fashionable gift, red gets pulses racing and sets passion alight, writes Carolyn Moore

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A movie at home for Valentine’s? Sofa, so romantic

A movie at home for Valentine’s? Sofa, so romantic

Leave the crowded restaurants behind and make Valentine’s night a cosy, intimate affair with Ed Power’s selection of the best romantic movies available right now.

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Romantic couple receive special blessing at shrine of St Valentine

Romantic couple receive special blessing at shrine of St Valentine

St Valentine’s shrine in Dublin is expected to be a draw for romantics on February 14.

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How Galentine’s Day became serious business

How Galentine’s Day became serious business

Galentine’s Day started as a sitcom gag nine years ago but is now serious business, writes Deirdre Reynolds.

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Affairs of the heart: Our affection for love poetry shows no sign of fading

Affairs of the heart: Our affection for love poetry shows no sign of fading

Our love affair with love poetry’s as old as time and showing no signs of fading, writes Rita de Brún.

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Love is... A trip just for two

Love is... A trip just for two

Looking for a day trip with a difference this Valentine’s Day? Check out Ciara McDonnell’s top suggestions.

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Donnacha Ryan is feeling the love with girlfriend and baby in Paris

Donnacha Ryan is feeling the love with girlfriend and baby in Paris

Donnacha Ryan tells Esther McCarthy about his move to the city of romance

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What Lies Beneath: Why comfort is the new sexy when it comes to lingerie

What Lies Beneath: Why comfort is the new sexy when it comes to lingerie

As profits at Victoria’s Secret take a fall, has lingerie really had its day? Annmarie O’Connor on why comfort is key this Valentine’s Day

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Mateo from First Dates on the loves of his life

Mateo from First Dates on the loves of his life

Mateo Saina, the charismatic maitre D’ from ‘First Dates Ireland’, tells Esther McCarthy about the loves of his own life this Valentine’s Day

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Digital dating deciphered: The 15 terms you need to know

Digital dating deciphered: The 15 terms you need to know

The world of romance is constantly evolving and so is the terminology describing it, says Suzanne Harrington

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Sweet treats to make with kids this Valentine's Day

Sweet treats to make with kids this Valentine's Day

With Valentine’s Day in mind, top chef Rachel Allen shares three recipes that are fun for children to make — and eat. By Arlene Harris

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Irish celebs reveal the secrets to a long lasting marriage

Irish celebs reveal the secrets to a long lasting marriage

A new book explores the secret to a long lasting relationship – by asking couples that have spent decades together to share their love stories. Ciara McDonnell reports

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Cork hotel is hoping to help couples reconnect this Valentine's day

Cork hotel is hoping to help couples reconnect this Valentine's day

Valentine's night is supposed to be the most romantic time of the year and yet many couples will spend half the time on their phones rather than enjoying the pleasure of one another's company.

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The best Valentine's breaks to book now

The best Valentine's breaks to book now

From chocolates to dinner, from simple intimate time together to lavish spa treatments, Ciara McDonnell looks at some fabulous Valentine’s Day hotel breaks.

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Heart-shaped meteorite to be auctioned on Valentine’s Day

Heart-shaped meteorite to be auctioned on Valentine’s Day

The 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite could be the unique, and costly, Valentine’s Day gift of one lover this year.

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Same sex marriage campaigners deliver Valentine's Day cards to Stormont

Same sex marriage campaigners deliver Valentine's Day cards to Stormont

Same sex marriage campaigners have delivered Valentine's Day cards to Stormont as talks to restore powersharing rumble on.

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The romantic Irish: Go on, say it

The romantic Irish: Go on, say it

For a nation so comfortable with invention, for a people so at ease gilding the lily, our national folklore is not overcrowded with red-rose, passionate romantics.

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This is the best way to a person's heart this Valentine's Day

This is the best way to a person's heart this Valentine's Day

A personal card or handwritten letter is the way to someone's heart on Valentine's Day.

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You don't want to miss this weekend's Late Late Valentine's Special

You don't want to miss this weekend's Late Late Valentine's Special

Doireann Garrihy, Sinitta & The Young Offenders are in the mood for love.

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Most Irish people are not big fans of Valentine’s Day, survey finds

Most Irish people are not big fans of Valentine’s Day, survey finds

We spend millions on flowers, cards, restaurants, holidays and chocolates to celebrate it every year – but it turns out that almost three-quarters of Irish adults are not big fans of Valentine’s Day.

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Stuck for Valentine's ideas? This Dublin chipper might have the answer…

Stuck for Valentine's ideas? This Dublin chipper might have the answer…

"A snack box, a one'n'one and a romantic meal for two please…." You what, Macari's chippers?

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Gay couples head to San Fran for weddings

Gay and lesbian couples rushed to San Francisco to celebrate Valentine’s Day with weddings at City Hall today as officials continued to defy state law by issuing marriage licences to same-sex partners.

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Americans love to say 'I love you'

Nearly three-quarters of Americans – not counting those who live alone – say “I love you” at least once a day, according to a new poll.

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Government relaxes laws on civil marriages

The Government has good news today for romantic couples who want to tie the knot.

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Water-baby couples tie the knot in Thailand

Locals and foreign holidaymakers were celebrating Valentine’s Day in Thailand today by getting hitched underwater, on the backs of elephants and even swinging from cliffs.

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Hindu groups waned off Valentine's protests

A dozen leaders of Hindu nationalist groups in India have been warned to allow Valentine’s Day to go ahead peacefully.

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