GAA president Aogán Ó Fearghail.

GAA president Aogán Ó Fearghail has said that the disruption to counties caused by the Bruce Springsteen concert in May has to be counter-balanced by (...)

Bruce Springsteen, center, in concert with the the E Street Band, including Steven Van Zandt, left, and Patti Scialfa at Madison Square Garden in New York,on January 27th. Photograph: Nicole Fara Silver/The New York Times

“The subtext to ‘The River’ was time,” Bruce Springsteen said as the E Street Band played a slow, shimmering vamp. “Time slipping away. And once you e(...)

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band in the RDS, Dublin in 2012. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

Bruce Springsteen is to play Croke Park in Dublin for the first time on Friday, May 27th, forcing the rescheduling of two GAA Leinster championship ga(...)

When people have forgotten Corbyn wanted to stop companies paying dividends unless they paid staff a living wage, they will remember his search for a “reasonable accommodation” with Argentina over the Falklands. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

A jaded town on the Essex riviera is all the UK Independence party has to show for its nearly four million votes at last year’s general election. Econ(...)

Pedestrians walk through the snowy streets in New York. Photograph:   Yana Paskova/Getty Images

New York lifted a travel ban and mass transit started getting back to normal on Sunday after a record-setting blizzard in the US Northeast, but Washin(...)

The Gallery Room in Adare Manor, Co Limerick, prior to its forthcoming refurbishment which is estimated to take 18 months. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

It has hosted former US president Bill Clinton, Hollywood actor Michael Douglas, rock star Bruce Springsteen and champion golfer Tiger Woods, but the (...)

You won’t forget Maurice O’Connor (Sample Answer) in a hurry. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Saint Sister It seems like only a wet day since Derry’s Morgan MacIntyre decided she had enough of the singer-songwriter trip she was on and joined f(...)

My wife and I were planning on taking a trip to the cinema this weekend, to see The Hateful Eight, the latest Quentin Tarantino movie. We began to (...)

Rod Stewart performing at the RDS during a show on June 19th, 2013. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Rod Stewart will play Nowlan Park in Kilkenny next summer. The first major outdoor concert announcement for next summer was made on Friday morning. (...)

Robert Pinsky: “There is a very active vital life of poetry in the US, quite contrary to the stereotype that all Americans are vulgar yahoos who don’t care about art.” Photograph: Wendy Maeda/The Boston Globe/ Getty Images

The term “poet-in-residence” suggests a leisurely period of domicile: a year at a university, perhaps, or a season in some crumbling mansion by the(...)