A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
From Colum McCann and Hilary Mantel to Nick Hornby and Rachael English, there are plenty interesting reads on the way over the next few months, writes
Mon, 06 Jan, 2020
Viewers of a certain age will associate the Glenroe theme tune with the end of the weekend and the haunting spectre of school in the morning.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2020
One of the iconic red cape worn by Christopher Reeve in the classic Superman film sold for $193,740 (€173,688).
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019
Julian Smith has been appointed Northern Ireland Secretary, Downing Street said.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
Let us join forces to block Assange’s extradition from any European country to the US, so that he can travel to Stockholm and give his accusers an opportunity to be heard, writes
Fri, 19 Apr, 2019
Drill monkeys are closely related to the Mandrills and Baboons and they are not commonly found in zoological institutions.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
The Cork couple from the renowned Carducci Quartet are looking forward to playing with Julian Bliss on their Irish tour this week, writes
Mon, 18 Mar, 2019
All the contestants had to dance on the double, with the St Patrick’s Day special featuring one dance apiece to contemporary Irish music.
Sun, 17 Mar, 2019
In what was a Eurovision-themed Dancing with the Stars quarter-final, Johnny Ward was the celebrity who was singing the high notes as he not only got a maximum 30 points from the judges, but also won the ‘Eurothon’ dance-off.
Sun, 10 Mar, 2019
The news comes hours before 'dreaded dance off' returns to tonight's show.
Sun, 17 Feb, 2019
Switch-up week in Dancing with the Stars saw some of the contestants really switch-on with a change of partner — but for others it proved to be a real turn-off.
Sun, 10 Feb, 2019
Holly Carpenter couldn’t hide her disappointment after becoming the second celebrity eliminated from Dancing with the Stars.
Sun, 27 Jan, 2019
She may be Young but she managed not to be Offended as the judges in Dancing with the Stars gave her the lowest score of the night and the criticism that she needs to practice more.
Sun, 13 Jan, 2019
The luck of the Irish ran out last night for Erin McGregor, who fell at the final hurdle in the race to make the final of this year’s Dancing with the Stars.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2018
A coroner has returned a verdict of medical misadventure at the inquest into the death of a nine-month baby with a congenital heart condition.
Tue, 06 Mar, 2018
After the Marty Party ended last week, it was model Alannah Beirne’s turn to get her coat last night as her samba just wasn’t hot and spicy enough to warm up a frozen Irish public.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
He’s been hanging on by a thread for the last few weeks but the Marty Party has finally come to an end.
Mon, 26 Feb, 2018
And then there were eight. Maia Dunphy was the latest contestant on Dancing with the Stars to exit stage left, with the Marty Party still going strong.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
Doug Howlett has revealed his bid to sign All Blacks wing Julian Savea for Munster – if only to stop “The Bus” breaking his record as New Zealand’s all-time leading try scorer.
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017
Well, we know what we're doing for the new few weekends.
Fri, 29 Sep, 2017
Dan Martin’s hopes of a podium finish at the Tour de France were thrown off course yesterday when crosswinds decimated the field and he was one of the big losers on the 165-kilometre stage 16 from Le Puy-en-Velay to Romans sur Isere.
Wed, 19 Jul, 2017
When is the right time to exit the stage? It’s a question all sportspeople, no matter how successful, must eventually face. Three years ago, Philipp Lahm captained Germany to a fourth World Cup triumph. Less than a week later, the then 30-year-old retired from international football.
Sat, 20 May, 2017
The story of immigrants fleeing their motherlands for the wealthier West is a pertinent one for our times. However, in The Patriots, the impressive debut novel from Sana Krasikov, the tables are turned.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
A father in England has been found guilty of murdering his three-month-old son by hurling him "vigorously" against a hard surface in a fit of temper.
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017
And then there were three... and an emotional Dayl Cronin should have been one of them but for the curse of the public vote, which once again turned a dance contest into a popularity vote.
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
Des Cahill has been eliminated from Dancing With The Stars.
Sun, 12 Mar, 2017
Beginning in Goleen, West Cork, in 1945, and continuing in seven-year intervals up to 2015, taking in Dublin City, Amsterdam, New York City, and Maribor, perhaps the biggest disappointment about John Boyne’s new novel is how predictable and plodding it is.
Sat, 11 Mar, 2017
There was salsas, cha-chas, foxtrots, and Viennese waltzes — and at the end of it all, Dancing Dessie is still standing.
Mon, 06 Feb, 2017
Trust us, this will make your Monday a whole lot better.
Mon, 30 Jan, 2017
An acclaimed Irish novel set in Cork is set for the small screen after its award- winning author signed a deal to adapt the book into a TV series.
Fri, 09 Sep, 2016
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
What a little legend.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
A 10-year-old boy in the US who has autism is getting help from “autism glass”, an experimental device that records and analyses faces in real time and alerts him to the emotions they are expressing.
Fri, 24 Jun, 2016
A global event celebrating whistleblowers and freedom of expression will be held to mark the fourth anniversary of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's stay in the Ecuadorean Embassy.
Sun, 19 Jun, 2016
The family of a paranoid schizophrenic who killed both his parents has said they want to ensure that other families take action before mental illness turns to tragedy.
Fri, 10 Jun, 2016
A paranoid schizophrenic who killed his parents with an axe has been found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2016
Mary Davis first burst into the public consciousness in 2003 as the Irish woman who spearheaded the Special Olympics moving out of the US for the first time.
Fri, 13 May, 2016
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remained inside the Ecuadorian Embassy, launching an attack against the British government for its “insulting” response to a UN working group report on his detention.
Sat, 06 Feb, 2016
Fri, 06 Nov, 2015
Hillary Clinton is fighting a battle against Bernie Sanders in Nevada.reports on the campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in the deeply divided ‘swing state’
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
John Lennon and Yoko had a love for Ireland, buying an island off Co Mayo. His visits to the area caused a mighty stir as chef, Johnny Carroll tells
Wed, 07 Oct, 2015