Leinster’s Darragh Fanning scores his first  try against Treviso. Photograph: Giuseppe Fama / Inpho

Treviso 24 Leinster 24The physical aches and pains will probably pale when weighed against the mental anguish that the Leinster players will feel in t(...)

Chiens Lévriers (greyhounds), bronze on marble base, by Emmanuel Frémiet, is estimated at €700-€1,000 at Morgan O’Driscoll’s Auction

Sculpture, because it is generally intended for open-air display in public spaces is often life-size and often regarded as simply too big for private (...)

Mirrors of Earth, Ailbhe Ní Bhriain’s video commissioned by Dublin Sound Lab for composer Kaija Saariaho’s ballet MAA

Do you think that people who apply for jobs should themselves be allowed on the interview panels? Once they excuse themselves at the key moment, of co(...)

A scene from Heartbeat of Home, the electrifying new music and dance spectacular from the producers of Riverdance.

At the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre punters gather to see if Riverdance team John McColgan and Moya Doherty can do it again – reboot Irish identity for an(...)

Captivated by an idea: dancers tap out the ‘Heartbeat of Home’. Photograph: Jim Byrne

In a dark studio on a sunny day, the composer Brian Byrne and a couple of engineers are working on a recording. They’ve had some late nights. They’re (...)

Brian Byrne: ‘I seemed to get an extraordinary number of calls from unknown numbers in the days following the test. Something dreadful landed in the pit of my stomach every time I picked up.’ Photograph: Getty Images

‘If your results are positive, we’ll call you within one to two weeks. If not, you won’t be contacted,” the doctor told me before she took a sa(...)