Ed Sheeran: four nights in a row at Dublin's O2 in October

One season ends and another begins. As the outdoor shows run out of road, it’s time to return to the indoor halls, clubs and arenas. Many would arg(...)

 Travellers watch the World Cup on a giant screen in the main hall of the central railway station in Rotterdam, Netherlands. How big a screen can you fit into your living room? Photograph: EPA/Lex van Lieshout

The big day is fast approaching – the World Cup final takes place on Sunday and if you are a football fan, chances are you want to make the most of it(...)

Last year’s winner, Britain’s Chris Froome (left), and Spain’s Alberto Contador in action during the ninth stage – between Saint-Girons and Bagnères-de-Bigorre – of last year’s Tour de France. The pair lock horns again in what promises to be one of the closest contests since Cadel Evans’ victory in 2011. Photograph: Jeff Pachoud/Getty Images

The debates are raging. Chris Froome will win because he dominated last year’s race, and because he won the Tours of Oman and Romandie this year. No, (...)

Apart from Netflix, there are only a few media streaming services available to Irish customers

Netflix last week confirmed its plans for a price hike in its streaming services that will impact its users for the second time in a year. It wasn’t a(...)

Dreyfuss will attend a screening of Cas & Dylan, in which he plays a terminally-ill doctor, who finds himself on the run with a young hothead. Jason Priestley, best known as an actor in the 1990s series Beverley Hill 90210, makes his directorial debut with the Canadian picture. Photograph: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

It has been announced that Richard Dreyfuss, Oscar-winning star of Jaws and Close Encounters of the Third Kind, is to attend this year’s Jameson Dubli(...)

The pack of riders  during the 205.5 km seventh stage of the centenary Tour de France  race from Montpellier to Albi.

I said in yesterday’s diary that I hoped my team-mate and friend Christian Vande Velde would be able to get through the Tour after his big crash on We(...)

Ireland’s Daniel Martin (Garmin-Sharp) in action at the Volta a Catalunya

Irish pro Dan Martin marked himself out as one of the top riders in world cycling yesterday when he finished out as the overall winner of the t(...)