Simon Higgins of Fighter Food

Restaurant-standard meals to order Simon and Lucy Higgins, who are brother and sister and are both chefs, run their family’s three food business(...)

Elva Trill’s advice to others was: ‘The worst thing we can do is stress ourselves out over nonsense’

My Obituary is a column in which people are given the chance to write their own obituaries while they are still alive. Some may be famous, others n(...)

 Andy Lee defeated Matt Koborov to claim the WBO world middleweight title in Las Vegas. He will defend his title against Peter Quillin in Saturday’s big televised fight. Photo:  David Becker/Getty Images

Andy Lee’s first defence of his WBO world middleweight title against Peter Quillin in Brooklyn on Saturday night is likely to draw at least four times(...)

Conor McGregor, mixed martial arts specialist and star of RTÉ’s The Notorious, a six-part series tipped for international sales

The Palais des Festivals in Cannes will once again play host to the MIPTV television marketplace next week, and one of RTÉ’s high hopes for racking up(...)

UFC star Conor McGregor mixing with members of the public at the funeral of Paul Kavanagh on Tuesday.

Mourners at the funeral of a man who was gunned down on a Dublin street last month have been told his killing was “terrible and evil”. Paul Kavanagh a(...)

Joe Duffy:  only really starts to sound relaxed again on Wednesday, as Liveline resumes its role as the nation’s outlet for gripes about contemporary life.  Photo:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

The air may be distressingly thick with cases of murdered women, but as Joe Duffy discusses the long unsolved female homicide, he sounds positively ch(...)

 Ireland’s Conor McGregor at a press event at the Convention Centre in Dublin ahead of his UFC world featherweight title fight against Brazilian Jose Aldo in the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, in July. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA 2:10

The story’s out. Ireland’s king of pain Conor McGregor can do restrained-normal. There were no roundhouse kicks aimed at the throat of Jose Aldo, his (...)

Brendan O’Carroll pictured with Eva Crean, Stepaside Dublin (right) and Ella Hannon Moss, Mountmellick, Co Laois, at a press conference on Moore Street, Dublin on Monday, announcing him as St Patrick’s Day parade grand marshal for 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times 1:01

Brendan O’Carroll of Mrs Brown’s Boys fame has been named as the St Patrick’s Day 2015 grand marshal, capping off a successful year for the actor and (...)

A judge has ordered a young offender to take kickboxing classes to overcome his fear of local drug barons.At Ennis District Court, Judge Patrick Durca(...)

Father Ted: Its Christmas special from 1996 was the most-watched programme on RTÉ 2 in December 2014.

RTÉ 2 has taken a few swerves in direction since Father Ted and Father Dougal first got lost in the lingerie department. Back then, the channel was ca(...)