Giant Inflatable Beach Ball Sometimes you’ll find a solar-powered gizmo here to sterilise water or the latest in pocket-sized bicycles. This we(...)

The back of a  medal awarded to one of the Clare team who  won the All-Ireland hurling final in 1914

GAA memorabilia seems to be growing in popularity among collectors in Ireland and throughout the diaspora. Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers has an interesting(...)

Over the past few days, gay-themed traffic lights have been installed across  Vienna. The traffic lights are intended to get the city in the mood for the annual Eurovision Song Contest. Photograph: Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters

Gay-themed traffic lights are, apparently, getting Vienna into the mood for the annual Eurovision Song Contest, one of the world’s most popular kitsch(...)

Studio rat: Daniel Lanois. Photograph: Brad Barket/Getty/CBGB

Daniel Lanois is on the road again. He’s calling from a hotel in Seattle as his tour heads up the west coast of the United States and into his nati(...)

The  15.8-acre site is  opposite the “Big Ball” landmark at junction 9 of the M7/N7

A well located development site at the main gateway to Naas, Co Kildare, is back on the market through joint agents Knight Frank and CME Auctioneers w(...)

Graham Coxon, Alex James, Damon Albarn and Dave Rowntree at the Golden Phoenix restaurant, in Chinatown, London, after announcing their new album. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Blur have announced that they will release their first album together in 16 years next month. The band made the surprise announcement on their Faceboo(...)

Analysts warned that now that the European Central Bank had decided to use its veto on Greek bonds, a solution to the country’s debt crisis had to be found quickly.

A fall in Greek shares, sparked by the European Central Bank’s decision to stop accepting the country’s bonds, held back stock markets yesterday. A(...)

Semi-detached family home in Dún Laoghaire, standing at 167sq m (1797sq ft), has an asking price of €975,000

Abbie Walsh and actuary husband Enda purchased 31 Clarinda Park West five years ago. “The plumbing and wiring had been completed by previous owners b(...)

If Los Angeles band Dengue Fever have long been noted for adding colourful stripes and shades to their basic sound – an often superbly wonky b(...)

The Procession of Light picutred going down Grafton Street in Dublin as part of the New Year’s Festival tonight. Photograph: Aidan Crawley. 1:44

Nobody could accuse the organisers of Dublin’s New Year’s Festival of lacking ambition. The capital’s reputation as a party city did not tradit(...)