One week after playing an intense concert in Atlanta, Prince was found dead in his Paisley Park home. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

The shows were intimate and intense, 43 songs, and a range of covers from Bowie to Bob Marley. Prince, all alone on stage at a purple grand piano, s(...)

Actress Doris Roberts won four Emmy awards for her portrayal of Marie Barone in CBS’s Everybody Loves Raymond. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/File photo/Reuters

Irish actor Pierce Brosnan was among those to pay tribute to Doris Roberts, best known for playing the tart-tongued, endlessly meddling mother on TV (...)

Like Kimmy, Kemper is chirpy and upbeat, endlessly polite and sincere.

In a hotel room high up in the Manhattan skyline, I’m trying not to confuse the actor Ellie Kemper with her Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt character. Kemp(...)

Gardaí man the periphery of the crowd as the Dublin St Patrick’s Day parade continues at Parnell Square, March 17th, 2016. Photograph: Peter Smyth/The Irish Times

Hundreds of thousands of spectators are expected to throng the streets of cities and towns across the country for this year’s St Patrick’s Day parades(...)

Demonstrators hold a protest sign featuring Donald Trump outside a cancelled campaign event with in Chicago, Illinois. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Donald Trump’s Republican rivals for the White House condemned protests that shut down his planned Chicago rally on Friday, but said his incendiary sp(...)

Galway Bay FM radio chief executive Keith Finnegan has been invited to represent Ireland at this year’s St Patrick’s Day parade in St Louis, Missouri, the US.

Galway Bay FM radio chief executive Keith Finnegan has been invited to represent Ireland at this year’s St Patrick’s Day parade in St Louis, Missouri,(...)

 US Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia speaking at the Economics Club of New York earlier this month. Photograph: Peter Foley/EPA

Conservative US supreme court justice Antonin Scalia has died, setting up a major political showdown between President Barack Obama and the Republican(...)

US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and US ambassador to France Jane Hartley, pay tribute to the victims of November 13th terror attacks in Paris, at the Place de la Republique. Photograph: Jacques Demarthon/AFP/Getty Images

The French writer and statesman André Malraux allegedly predicted that “the 21st century will be a century of religion or it will not be at all.” Th(...)

Visiting a pub is the number on reason people come to Ireland while listening to music in a pub is the number one reason they would return. File photograph: Frank Miller

Charles Lindbergh completed the first solo transatlantic flight in the Spirit of St Louis. Leon Trotsky was expelled from the Communist Party as Jos(...)

Neighborhoods are seen submerged in flood water from the Meremac River at Pacific, Missouri. Photograph: Getty

Missouri governor Jay Nixon on Saturday toured communities ravaged by flooding that killed at least 31 people in several US states and forced large-sc(...)