Ill-judged narration: Blathnaid Ni Chofaigh

It was a time when, to coin a phrase, we all partied. The capital was notorious for its conspicuous consumption, with money pumped into showpiece p(...)

Seals are a staple part of the diet of Inuits and their animals thorughout the long winter. Here Charlie Bird accompanies a hunter out on the ice a(...)

Calling all second-level students: Are you passionate about climate change and our role in it? Can you see links between what is happening in t(...)

Land arctic

The Arctic – Living at the Top of the World, in which Charlie Bird reports from Canada’s extreme north for The Irish Times , will run for 30 days i(...)

Voyager: the trip is a follow-up to Charlie Bird’s 2008 film. Photograph: Crossing the Line

In his first journalistic role since leaving RTÉ, Charlie Bird is preparing to spend a month in an Inuit community in the Canadian Arctic, to document(...)

The coffin of RTÉ’s Colm Murray is brought into  St Gabriel’s Church in Dollymount. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

They supported him through the years of his cruel illness, and yesterday morning, at St Gabriel’s Church in Dollymount, the family, friends and collea(...)

 Maeve Binchy, who will be honoured at the  inaugural Women in Media festival
Women in Media

Move over Listowel Writers’ Week. There’s competition in the Kingdom when it comes to discussing words and the people who write them. Ballybuni(...)