Castlemartin, Co Kildare: a labour of love for Sir Anthony O’Reilly, restored at a cost of many millions from being semi-derelict in 1972.

In July 1983 Tony O’Reilly hosted Henry Kissinger, the American diplomat and former secretary of state to Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, in his belove(...)

The death of Bernie Guerin (84) meant “the passing of another wonderful Irish mother,” said Fr Michael O’Grady at her funeral Mass in the Church of(...)

 Gavin O Reilly was under surveillance in 2011 when he was in charge at Independent News and Media. Photograph: Eric Luke

Independent News & Media has said it was never able to determine who placed its former chief executive Gavin O’Reilly under surveillance in 2011, (...)

Actor John Kavanagh at  the funeral of Susan Fitzgerald  at the Church of The Three Patrons, Rathgar, Dublin, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The actor Susan Fitzgerald, who died last Monday, had no fear of dying and had sympathised with the doctor who had to tell her she had little time lef(...)

Donal MacIntyre, presenter of Print and Be Damned, the four-part series on the newspaper industry that begins tonight on TV3, describes the program(...)

On the seventh day, God created Sunday newspapers, so he would have something to read while he rested. Big interviews, trenchant think pieces, (...)

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte:  “If media is fettered, either by the interests of owners, by fear of authority or by simple groupthink, then our democracy is worse off.” Photograph: Eric Luke

It would be wrong for governments to intervene to preserve struggling media outlets, Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has said. (...)