President Michael D Higgins: accompanies by group of key officials and dignatories. Photograph: Alan Betson

At least eight key Government advisors and senior civil servants attended last week’s royal banquet at Windsor Castle for the (...)

Adele: Pre-performance nerves.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The adrenaline that courses through a performer’s body before they take to the stage in front of thousands of expectant fans would be enough to(...)

Actors Daniel Day-Lewis (left) and Sally Field with film director Steven Spielberg at the Irish premiere of Lincoln. Photograph: Eric Luke

Oscar-winning film director Steven Spielberg has expressed an interest in making a film about Daniel O’Connell after learning about him while researc(...)

 Actor Daniel Day-Lewis, patron of the Wicklow Hospice Foundation at the Magheramore site, Co Wicklow. Picture: Garry O’Neill

The HSE has poured cold water on claims by campaigners in Co Wicklow of an imminent go-ahead for their plans to build a hospice for the county. (...)

Kate Adie after she was presented with a certificate of Irish heritage   at a special Waterford Gathering ceremony held in Waterford Castle. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Former BBC Chief News Correspondent, Kate Adie yesterday spoke of her pride at being presented with a Certificate of Irish Heritage in recognition (...)