Emlyn Nardone: “People don’t pick Montreal. They’re afraid of the French thing.”

When Emlyn Nardone left Ireland, it was with a desire to expand his creative horizons. After seven years teaching Marxist philosophy at the University(...)

I was sitting on the terrace of a local café on Monday in the neighbourhood of my boss’s house in southern Florida enjoying the cool of the morning in(...)

Ali Grehan: “Being invited to help curate the Taipei World Design Capital 2016 year is a terrific honour and a huge endorsement of the Pivot Dublin Project.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ali Grehan, Dublin City Council architect and founder of the Pivot Dublin project, has been asked to to be part of a seven-person World Design Capi(...)

Having a ball . . . taking a jump against US artist Kurt Perschke’s sculptural installation at Spanish Arch yesterday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Or is it a “sculptural installation?” The words on several lips at Galway’s Spanish Arch yesterday as an enormous inflat(...)

In Nirbhaya, five Indian women recount their stories of sexual violence

It started with a late-night conversation between two women outraged at the rape that took place on a Delhi bus in 2012. From her home in Mumbai, a(...)

 Lewis Hamilton: double-points system for final race could yet be pivotal for Briton as he is forced to play catch-up with team-mate Nico Rosberg. Photograph: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

Mercedes’ motorsport boss Toto Wolff has apologised on behalf of the entire team to Lewis Hamilton after he suffered a second retirement of the season(...)

Between now and September, a weekend will not pass without a festival or big music show of some stripe or other to tempt you with its wares. The bi(...)

It’s Chromeo time again. Since debut album She’s In Control in 2004, Montreal duo David “Dave 1” Macklovitch and Patrick “P-Thugg” Gemayel have become(...)

Shares of Botox maker Allergan jumped 15% after unorthodox takeover by Canadian company Valeant was announced. Photograph: Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg

The pharmaceutical industry is regaining its swagger, as companies turn to big and sometimes daring deals to expand and reshape their operation(...)

Ruairi Spillane: “Success for me is to be able to go home to Kerry for a month and not have to worry.”

Helping other Irish emigrants make a new home in Canada has been a passion for Ruairi Spillane since he moved to Vancouver in 2008. What(...)