The Connected cast (from left)  Alanna Diggin, Nicole McQuillan, Elayne Harrington, Venetia Quick, Anna Ryan and Kate McGrew 3:26

A young woman from Tralee struggling to cope with her dad’s death. A performance artist going home to Ohio to tell her folks she’s now a stripper i(...)

Over 100 people gathered at Dublin Zoo’s Kaziranga Trail this morning for the naming ceremony of two baby bulls born this summer. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times 1:17

They say elephants never forget but the 100 or so people who gathered at Dublin Zoo’s Kaziranga Trail for the naming ceremony of two baby bulls born t(...)

After a nail-biting 10-minute auction featuring multiple bidders and two last-second interventions, Hayes Hotel was sold for €650,000. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The end was almost as tense as a Kilkenny-Tipp hurling final as the Thurles hotel where the GAA was formed 130 years ago went under the hammer follow(...)

Tom Savage: his term as  chairman of the RTÉ board came to an end on August 31st. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

RTÉ has lost two-thirds of its governing board this week, and a radical overhaul will take place before the end of this month with chairman Tom Savag(...)

An average of €300 million was spent on residential property in Dublin every month over the first half of the year suggesting that the housing recover(...)

TDs and Senators are dunked by Trinity staff and students in Front Square in aid of motor neurone disease research. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Since my colleague Donald Clarke poured cold water over the ice bucket challenge (and, inexplicably, Christmas jumpers) on these pages last week, mor(...)

Those who are liable to pay the non-principal private residence charge have been urged to contact their local authority. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Homeowners who have yet to make arrangements to pay the non principal private residence (NPPR) charge have been urged to make contact with their relev(...)

Tesco, Supervalu and Marks and Spencer were among almost 40 businesses which fell foul of the National Consumer Agency (NCA) for failing to carry accu(...)

The Samuel Beckett Bridge over the River Liffey, Dublin, was closed to facilitate the filming of a music video for an up and coming band called Summer Nights, apparently. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The company behind a major film production which saw the Samuel Beckett Bridge in Dublin closed for almost 24 hours on Sunday has claimed it was makin(...)

Artisan croissants: terms like ‘artisan’ commonly used on the packaging of mass-produced products 
in order
to create false impressions. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The difficulties artisan and specialist food producers have differentiating themselves from mass producers who use such terms as “homemade”, “farm fr(...)