K for Jackie stood back and pointed to a screen overhead. “Perhaps you can explain what are we all doing in the wrong terminal?”Photograph: David Sleator

The incoming Chicago flight on Saturday morning was ahead of schedule, which was fine as Vinny Fitzpatrick had allowed for jet stream assistance at 37(...)

Beyonce and Chris Martin of Coldplay perform during half-time at the NFL’s Super Bowl 50 football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos in Santa Clara, California. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Coldplay, Beyonce, and Bruno Mars performed a set of their chart-topping hits during an energetic and colourful performance at the Super Bowl. The (...)

The sit out took place at St Ann’s Church on Dawson Street  in the days running up to Christmas. Photograph: Wikimedia Commons

The 2015 Black Santa Sit Out at St Ann’s Church on Dublin’s Dawson Street was the most successful ever yielding a record €41,400 for charity, the larg(...)

Today is international data privacy day. Many of us associate data privacy with Gsoc and journalists’ phone calls or Edward Snowden but data privacy i(...)

Catherine Devine, her husband Vincent and their children in their extensively damaged house in Drogheda. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

Gardaí in Drogheda said an arson attack on a house had “the potential for loss of life.” The fire caused extensive damage to the terraced house in Ba(...)

How many likes would a status from the afterlife get? Probably more than your eggs benedict. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Christmas is a bad time to be on social media. The passive aggressive tweeting about family’s shortcomings, the Instagram feed cluttered with over-the(...)

Shane and Niall Murphy from Ballinteer jumping in support of Aquired Brain Injury Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dozens of hardy swimmers braved the cold conditions to take a morning plunge at Sandycove’s Forty Foot for the annual Christmas Day swim. With Met (...)

Patrick Logue and all the family  head for Termonfeckin beach on Christmas morning, come hail rain or snow. In 2010 actually was snow on the beach.

We asked some of our journalists what they do to feel healthy – or alleviate the calorie intake guilt – on Christmas Day and over the coming days. Wa(...)

Motorists have been urged to take care on icy roads this Christmas Eve. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Motorists have been urged to take care this Christmas Eve as black ice and flooding have been reported on roads around the country. AA Roadwatch has (...)

Six years ago, I moved up to Dublin with my then-girlfriend, now-wife. It’s been long enough for her to accept all my Monaghan nuances, not least the (...)