Chris Hadfield’s You Are Here is a compilation of 150 photographs culled from the 45,000 he took while in space. 4:52

Ireland’s favourite astronaut was back in Dublin and it felt like he had never been away. Cmdr Chris Hadfield returned to Ireland to sign copie(...)

Former International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield has been awarded a gold medal of honorary patronage by the University Philosophical Society in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

Former International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield has received an honorary patronage from Trinity College Dublin. He was awarded a gold meda(...)

Alison Curtis: taking the helm in Ray D’Arcy’s old slot on Today FM

It says something about Ray D’Arcy’s reputation that, in a week when he is conspicuously absent, those replacing him struggle to make their presenc(...)

Chris Hadfield, the former astronaut and YouTube star who has 1.2 million Twitter followers, will become one of the first authors to try and sell their books directly on Twitter. (Photograph: Commander Chris Hadfield/YouTube)

Do tweets sell books? It has long been a question for publishers and authors, who have started relying heavily on social media to promote books as the(...)

Have you ever wondered about the mountains on Mars? The expansive seas? The huge craters, the canals or the volcanos? Many of us caught our first g(...)

The International Space Station. Photograph: NASA

Dublin may not be the most obvious place in which to hold a gathering of astronauts and scientists who intend to discuss procedures on board the Inter(...)

US sportswear firm Columbia brought some of the world’s leading  adventure journalists to  sample a stretch of the Wild Atlantic Way

The State bodies charged with promoting and developing Irish tourism have been busy raising their game of late. So much so that it seems you can barel(...)

 Mayo manager James Horan (left) and Gavin Duffy (centre) along with Mayo players at Dr Hyde Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

We were delighted to welcome David Gillick in to us on the Irish Times Second Captains Podcast on Monday, to talk about his decision to retire from in(...)

 Still image from Raymond Fogarty’s drone footage of Cork city 3:35

Raymond Fogarty’s new hobby has wowed people across the world with his bird’s eye view of Cork city using his drone. The Cork resident c(...)

 Chris Hadfield, former commander of the International Space Station. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times 2:09

A series of videos promoting Ireland featuring former International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield have been released today. Cmd(...)