POPULAR TRAVEL BOSS WINS HIS TRIBUNAL CASE

In her ruling, Judge Lucy Wiseman said: “I considered it clear from the claimant’s evidence that he did not want to relinquish involvement with Barrhead Travel. I say this because it was clear that even in relation to the special projects, the claimant wanted to work in and from a Barrhead Travel office and to involve staff and resources as he saw fit, at various stages of those projects.” … More POPULAR TRAVEL BOSS WINS HIS TRIBUNAL CASE

GUESS WHO’S WEARING THE TROUSERS?

Last updated 22 years ago by Kennedy, the redesigned uniform includes a navy trouser option for the first time for the female crew and a dress for only the second time. Green remains a signature colour now in a shade called Kenmare Green, with a lot more navy. The male crew’s former flannel jackets and grey trousers have been replaced by a smart navy suit. … More GUESS WHO’S WEARING THE TROUSERS?

WILD WAY TO SEE IRELAND’S WEST COAST

Anne kicks off with music and chocolate – Scottish band, The Poosies play at a boat regatta and Anne visits chocolatier, Benoit Lorge, a native of Lorraine in France, who discovered great demand for his unique chocolate products and installed a purpose made facility at Connor’s Family Shop and Post Office in Bonane, Co. Kerry. … More WILD WAY TO SEE IRELAND’S WEST COAST

IRISH TIMES PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE YEAR

I took this photograph in the TC Palya slum in Bangalore, in India, earlier this year. Rosita Boland, the Irish Times features writer, and I were investigating the origins of a multibillion-euro industry: the collection of human hair for resale as wigs and hair extensions in the salons of the West. These women had been out collecting hair from the brushes and combs of women in ordinary households. Picture by Brenda Fitzsimons. … More IRISH TIMES PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE YEAR