Ireland rugby player Lynne Cantwell. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s outside centre, Lynne Cantwell, is one of Ireland’s most capped player in women’s rugby. She lives in London where she works as a physiot(...)

Detail from watercolour drawings in the manuscripts of 17th-century German artist Johann Joachim Henneberger

Like the mysterious monks who created Ireland’s illuminated manuscripts, little is known about 17th-century German artist Johann Joachim Henneberger. (...)

Snoop Dogg is one of a number of investors who have joined the $50m funding round for Reddit

Hip-hop star Snoop Dogg, Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen and the Oscar-winning actor Jared Leto have joined a $50m funding round for Reddit, t(...)

Keystone: frogs’ offspring play a key role in the food chain. Illustration: Michael Viney

‘What good are frogs?” It had all the spin of a googly. (This from cricket: a ball from a right-arm leg-spin bowler, out of the back of his hand; othe(...)

A vixen drinking, taken from the book ‘Doorstep Wilderness: A Wilder Side Of Dublin’. All the photographs were taken on the banks of the river Dodder, immediately behind the Aviva Stadium. Photographs: Paul Hughes

Chasing the images he had seen on David Attenborough documentaries, as an amateur wildlife photographer Paul Hughes spent years travelling North Ameri(...)

Richard Attenborough in 2008: the film Gandhi marked the pinnacle of his career. Photograph: Getty Images 0:50

Richard Attenborough, the film director who chronicled the end of British colonial rule in India with his Oscar-winning epic Gandhi and performed in m(...)

The cast of Broadchurch at the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards 2014 at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Some of the small screen’s biggest stars gathered for the TV Baftas on Sunday with big names including Olivia Colman, Ant and Dec and James Corden all(...)

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(...)

Well-written, with his wry and arch sense of humour much in display, there is perhaps a bit too much score-settling at times in Morrissey’s Autobiography. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

First it was being published by Penguin, and then it was pulled at the last-minute; then it was being published by Penguin Classic (home to Virgil,(...)

Delegates mix in the yard at  Dublin Castle during a break at the Global Irish Economic Forum yesterday. Photograph: Frank Miller

The boys and girls of the Global Irish Economic Forum got back to school yesterday. Their task? To come up with a bright idea like The Gathering, the (...)