Gafa Bites is a mini film festival taking place on Sunday May 24th in Co Meath offering a feast of short films on a whole range of topics – such as(...)

“The Pashley PDQ is a lot more comfortable than conventional diamond-framed bikes,” says Andrew Robinson.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Andrew Robinson Andrew Robinson, the self-titled Recumbentman, is a familiar sight in Ranelagh and Donnybrook: a distinguished, tweed-wearing, bearded(...)

8.30am in Fishamble Street. Just above where the long, narrow hulls of Viking ships once tied up, the morning sun is striking off the concrete claddin(...)

Katie Stoica (left) shows off her ring after her girlfriend Billie proposed at the University Sports Arena count centre in Limerick. Photograph: Kathryn Hayes 1:02

Limerick has said Yes to the marriage referendum and so did one local woman surprised with a marriage proposal, just seconds after the final tally res(...)

Aer Lingus chief executive  Stephen Kavanagh at Dublin Airport. The trade union Impact has said that any assurances that the IAG aviation group has given in relation to the proposed sale of the State’s stake in Aer Lingus are worthless.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Any assurances provided by the aviation group IAG on jobs or connectivity are worthless and the Government should refuse to sell it its stake in Aer L(...)

In the 12th century, Drogheda was two separate towns; Drogheda-in-Meath and Drogheda-in-Oriel – which later became County Louth. Skara Brae lie(...)

John Bercow (right) as he is re-elected unopposed as speaker in the House of Commons on Monday. Photograph: PA

John Bercow, speaker of the House of Commons once more, smiled as the tributes flooded in in the minutes after MPs, some newly elected, all recently (...)

The British Labour Party has been pitched into a leadership contest after its defeat in the UK election was followed immediately by Ed Miliband’s resi(...)

Andy Burnham, the frontrunner in the race,  describes himself as the “change candidate”. Photograph:   Jeff Overs/BBC via Getty Images

The leader of Britain’s biggest trade union has warned that its link with Labour could be put at risk if the party’s next leader fails to act as the v(...)

Six of these lovely scarves handwoven in Kathmandu weeks before the devastating earthquake are being donated by designer Lucy Downes of Sphere One (...)