The stock market wasn’t a pleasant place to be around this time 90 years ago.
Mon, 11 Nov, 2019
Censorship in Ireland, which was largely overturned 50 years ago, meant the public couldn’t easily get their eyes on work by our best writers, making it a badge of honour, says Donal Ó Drisceoil.
Thu, 20 Jul, 2017
IN John Steinbeck’s The Pearl, Mexican pearl diver, Kino, basks in the ‘song of the family’. On the other side of the ocean, traditional Irish singer, Seán Keane, also has a family song, titled ‘Home’.
Fri, 07 Jul, 2017
One of Ireland’s great hotels has issued a public appeal for help to celebrate its 120th anniversary this summer.
Tue, 25 Apr, 2017
BEST BACKPACKS: The back to school range at Little Ones in Ennis includes beautifully illustrated backpacks and lunchbags from Crocodile Creek.
Fri, 19 Aug, 2016
Yanis Varoufakis sees two blocs lining up to battle each other for the idealogical heart of the West. But despite their claims, they are accomplices, not foes.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2016
In 1960, novelist John Steinbeck took to the byways of America to rediscover his native land. Geert Mak’s retracing of his tyre-tracks gives a fresh perspective to his travels. compares the two odysseys.
Sat, 23 Jan, 2016
Sat, 02 Jan, 2016
A new series on RTÉ One tomorrow looks behind the scenes of the Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2015
Amy was “an OK actress” and later a social worker and a psychotherapist before realising that her childhood love of reading and her parents’ jobs as journalists were clues to her true calling. She spoke to Sue Leonard.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
Johns Smith’s Bookshop in UCC will close its doors on Friday, November 21.
Sat, 11 Oct, 2014
A trio of top hotels, in Cork City, Killarney, and Kilkenny, is being offered as a rare portfolio sale bundle, for €30m.
Wed, 11 Jun, 2014
In what must be a childhood dream come true, Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson has been announced as one of the stars that will join with the original Star Wars cast for the latest movie in the blockbuster franchise.
Wed, 30 Apr, 2014
James Franco is set to make his Broadway debut in a new production of 'Of Mice and Men'.
Sat, 19 Oct, 2013
Steven Spielberg is planning a remake of 'The Grapes of Wrath'.
Wed, 03 Jul, 2013
Random House and Penguin Group have completed a planned merger which creates the world’s largest publisher of consumer books.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2013
Athlone IT’s indoor track can make Irish athletics stand out from the crowd, writes Feidhlim Kelly
Thu, 24 Jan, 2013
Sat, 03 Nov, 2012
Sat, 17 Dec, 2011
Bob Dylan was 70 this week. He has had many guises in 50 years as a musician — from folkie to protest singer to prophet and preacher — but he is always relevant, says Carl Dixon
Sat, 28 May, 2011
FOR BOTH Oprah Winfrey and her millions of fans, it’s the end of an era: Wednesday saw the final ever episode of Oprah’s astonishingly successful daytime talk show.
Oprah Winfrey has decided that it is the best of times for Charles Dickens.
Mon, 06 Dec, 2010
AS the spiritual home of the US Open, the storied Pebble Beach Golf Links seemed perhaps an incongruous place to announce the destination of a new venue on the circuit for the 2017 tournament.
Wed, 11 Aug, 2010
GRAEME MCDOWELL threw open the curtains of his $500 a night hotel room at the Monterey Plaza on Cannery Row and stepped out onto the balcony to drink in the salty air and the stunning views.
Tue, 15 Jun, 2010
WITH less than a week to go before Finance Minister Brian Lenihan throws the dice one more time to try to turn the tide threatening to swamp us all, the pot is beginning to simmer nicely.
Thu, 02 Apr, 2009
PAUL NEWMAN is battling cancer, an acquaintance of the Hollywood star said yesterday.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2008
Paul Newman is battling cancer, an acquaintance of the Hollywood star said today.
Wed, 11 Jun, 2008
Veteran actor Paul Newman is to make his debut as a theatre director at the age of 83.
Wed, 13 Feb, 2008
Actor-turned-author Ethan Hawke refuses to let the critics' unkind words about his first two novels dampen his spirits as he works on his third literary offering.
Fri, 06 May, 2005
AFTER four years at the top of the list, it seems Harry Potter has lost some of his magic - to offend.
Mon, 27 Sep, 2004
Matthew Kelly, the TV presenter whose career was nearly ruined by child sex abuse allegations, has been named best actor at the Olivier Awards.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2004
Stars In Their Eyes host Matthew Kelly has been nominated for best actor at the prestigious Laurence Olivier Awards
Thu, 15 Jan, 2004
Elaine Steinbeck, the former actress who married John Steinbeck and became a self-described ambassador of the Nobel laureate’s legacy, has died. She was 88.
Tue, 29 Apr, 2003
Matthew Kelly will honour a commitment to star in a play in Edinburgh, despite the child sex abuse allegations made against him.
Fri, 24 Jan, 2003
The Sri Lankan holiday home of TV presenter Matthew Kelly has been raided by police, the head of the country’s child protection agency said today.
Sun, 19 Jan, 2003
Louis Owens, a prize-winning novelist and leading scholar on American Indian fiction, has died of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, hospital officials said. He was 53.
Sat, 27 Jul, 2002
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