Conor McGregor  in The Fighting Irish: Reality Bites (Thursday, RTÉ Two, 10pm). Photograph: RTE

Gerry Adams: War, Peace and Politics (Monday, TV3, 10pm) Gerry Adams is a complex and controversial figure in Irish life, in the thick of the politic(...)

Kate Moran and Richie Fitzmaurice Kate (30), fundraising manager at St Patrick’s Mental Health Foundation, and Richie (35), a director of B&G Cons(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Leeds-bred and London-based, To Kill A King dwell in an interesting musical space. Live, they’re exuberant and exhilarating, a wide-eyed s(...)

The Book Of Life review

THE BOOK OF LIFE HHHDirected by Jorge R Gutierrez. Voices of Channing Tatum, Zoë Saldana, Ron Perlman, Diego Luna, Kate del Castillo. G cert, gen rel(...)

This big: James Hetfield

Metallica will open their headlining slot at the Glastonbury festival in two weeks’ time with a cover of Oasis’s Wonderwall. It’s a neat move, repl(...)

Angel Haze: Dirty Gold

Raykeea Wilson’s debut as Angel Haze has been a long time coming, so much so that the artist herself leaked the album last month to get the label t(...)

From the heart: Christy Moore

Christy Moore is thinking about the songs he never wrote. The ones that remained unfinished, the ones that resisted polishing, the ones that failed to(...)

Temper-Mental MissElayneous

Once upon a time music was the news. Accounts of battles, rebellions and atrocities travelled from place to place in songs. There were patriotic an(...)

1 Dropping off the face of the planet. It’s common for freshers who are living at home to regard the folks’ gaff as a venue of last resort. If you (...)