Local authorities should make no apologies to motorists for improving cycling infrastructure in city centres, Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney said yesterday.


The Honda Classic - Final Round

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - MARCH 02: Pádraig Harrington of Ireland poses with the trophy with his caddie Ronan Flood (L), Darlene Rotella (second from left) and Dr Bob Rotella (R) after winning The Honda Classic at PGA National Resort & Spa - Champion Course on March 2, 2015 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)



Passenger planes dodged Russian bombers

Commercial jets carrying hundreds of people had to be diverted in mid-air or else prevented from taking off to avoid potential collisions with two Russian bear bombers which “cloaked” their presence during their latest incursion into Irish-controlled airspace.


Ukrainian Anna Duritskaya, who was with Boris Nemtsov when the Kremlin critic was gunned down on Friday.
Boris Nemtsov’s date ‘did not see his killer’

The Ukrainian woman with Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov when he was gunned down told Russia media yesterday that she did not see his killer, as conflicting reports emerged about the availability of surveillance footage showing the slaying.


National Tree Week: Why we all need the comfort of a tree

Fashion & Beauty

12 beauty myths testedBy Katie Wright

Food & Drink

One list, five meals: Kedgeree with smoked haddockBy Michelle Darmody

Health & Life

Irregular heartbeat condition Long QT explainedBy Catherine Shanahan

Home & Interiors

Make your space go further with a designer extensionBy Kya deLongchamps


This is how to spend 24 hours in BelfastBy Caroline Hennessy

Arts, Books, Films & TV

This unconventional Irish band is a Choice Music Prize favouriteBy Ed Power


Anglers bring in more revenue in Ireland than golfersBy Donal Hickey