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Rise of the machines

Rise of the machines

A bewildering array of exciting new technologies with huge potential to shape our daily lives is already on our doorstep – the challenge is how to harness them for the good of society

Run in the dark

Run in the dark

Get out there!

Get out there!

Winter may finally have arrived, but there’s no let-up in the amazing events you can take part in to stave off the dark-day blues

Weed all about it

Weed all about it

Catherine Murphy faces slippery rocks, bracing sea air and crashing waves as she learns to forage for seaweed in Co Mayo

Gearcheck

Gearcheck

If you’re a hardcore traveller, you’ll need some serious gear. Here are three great items for every backpack

Life at the top

Life at the top

The food is sublime, the pistes exceptional and the chalets cosy – but it’s the breathtaking views at Courchevel that keep millionaires, royalty and Beyoncé coming back, writes Susan Mitchell

Pint  of view

Pint of view

3 wines to try, buy and put by

3 wines to try, buy and put by

Bringing back Beaujolais

Bringing back Beaujolais

Rushing the first bottles of Beaujolais Nouveau out of France by air was a status symbol of the jet age. Now, a new generation of producers wants to bring back that thrill

How to beat the Christmas rush

How to beat the Christmas rush

Doubting Brown Thomas

Doubting Brown Thomas

Chef’s table

Chef’s table

Each week, a chef shares a favourite recipe. This week’s recipe is taken from Naked Paleo: Food Stripped Bare, the new book from Galway-based personal trainer Pat Divilly (published by Blackwater Press, €19.95), and gives a tropical twist to a family

Food diary

Food diary

Bite size

Bite size

Café society

Café society

As the capital’s coffee culture continues to brew, we present a rough guide to some of Dublin’s finest coffee houses and caffeine fixes