Magazine

A Dying Industry

If death is a business, it's still booming. But we talk to the undertakers worried about the future.
By Blaithin Wilson

What Richard Did Next

For years, Richard Bullick was the brains behind the Democratic Unionist Party. Then power sharing collapsed.
By Dominic McGrath

Five of the Most Overrated First-Date Spots

Whatever you do this February, don't take your significant other to one of these spots this Valentine's day.
By Ciara Haley

Caught in the Californian Desert

An unorthodox road trip through California offered an adventure into the countryside and encounters with interesting characters.
By Jayne Lernihan

The Rise and Fall of Ireland’s Big Houses

Róisín Power follows an old map of Ireland's ancient estates – and uncovers a forgotten history.
By Róisín Power

Books Upending The Patriarchy

What happens when women take control?
By Ciannait Khan

In the Firing Line

Dublin's firefighters are proud of their joint role as paramedics. So why are they facing calls for reform?
By Niamh Egleston

The History of Christmas Jumpers

The story of how Christmas jumpers went from cringe to cool.
By Niamh Mulville

A Short Guide to Christmas Traditions

From advent calendars to gingerbread men, where did our favourite Christmas traditions begin?
By Lorna Reid and Clara King

The Irish Greeting the World’s Refugees

From travelling to Greece to running schemes in Ireland, we talk to the Irish volunteers helping refugees find a home.
By Kathleen McNamee