Castlepalooza music and arts festival takes place until Sunday on the grounds of Charleville Castle in Tullamore, Co Offaly

Beatyard takes place today and tomorrow at Dún Laoghaire harbour from 2pm. A day ticket costs €59 or €95 for the weekend. Described as a seaside ce(...)

Last month’s Dublin Pride was bigger than ever, following the Yes result in the marriage equality referendum. But the end of the Pride festival is (...)

Dublin might have some of the best pubs in the world, but you’ll get a much cheaper pint elsewhere. Photograph: Thinkstock

If you like cheap beer, avoid New York and hit Prague instead. If you resent paying through the nose for public transport, don’t go to London. And (...)

Capt Frederick Parslow  perished when his merchant ship, Anglo-Californian, was shelled by a German U-39 submarine off the south coast of Ireland in 1915.

A British sea captain who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery on board his ship off the Irish coast during the first World War has been rem(...)

Recovery operations following the Air India bombing off the coast of Cork. A memorial service will today mark the 30th anniversary of the terrorist attack.

Terrorism can never deliver on the political goals of its perpetrators, Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan will tell mourners at a ceremon(...)

Bombardier is reducing its global workforce by 1,750 Photograph: Bloomberg

Bombardier Belfast said on Thursday it hopes to be able to save at least 60 jobs out of 280 under threat in the North after its parent group confir(...)

Emer O’Toole: ‘Because I see sexuality as a spectrum, defining myself as gay, straight or bisexual is not the way to describe my sexuality.’ Photograph: Meera Paleja

Before “gay” there was “queer”. “Queer” is a word that I grew up knowing as a playground insult, although it was one I detested and never used, sin(...)

Roads taken: Denis Sampson

I became a Canadian father long before I settled in Montreal or realised I was creating a new home. My wife and I, both young, had assumed we would(...)

A screengrab from the COBP website shows the poster for the protest which reads ‘St Patrak Demonstration’, which is a play on the French word matraque, or police baton.

A left-wing group, set up to oppose police brutality, is planning a demonstration at the Montreal St Patrick’s Day parade in Quebec, Canada on March (...)

 Adil Charkaoui told a news conference in Montreal that anti-Muslim sentiment in Quebec is to blame for alienating Muslim students, not his classes, where he said only Arabic, the Koran and “basic notions” are taught. Photograph: Dario Ayala/Reuters

A Muslim teacher once jailed by Canada as a security threat denied on Friday he had radicalised Canadian teens believed to have travelled to Syria to (...)