Noelle Hyland and Tony Burke Noelle, from Athy in Co Kildare, met farmer Tony in 2012 after a biker rally in his native Co Laois. “Tony fastened my(...)

Power popsters Walk the Moon epitomise a slow-burn success that is rare in modern music

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38/39 Ormond Quay:  beside the Ha’penny Bridge

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Willie Penrose: “The people who are tramping the highways and byways of Ireland are the people I want to be seen given an opportunity by RTÉ.” Photograph: The Irish Times

Former Labour minister of State Willie Penrose has accused RTÉ of a “massive failing” towards Irish music. Mr Penrose said he had written to RTÉ askin(...)

It looked like a fairly standard planning application for a change of use from shop to restaurant on the corner of Drury Street and Castle Mark(...)

Corner of Castle Market and Drury Street, Dublin 2: planners rejected a proposal for a change of use from shop to restaurant on the site

It looked like a fairly standard planning application for a change of use from shop to restaurant on the corner of Drury Street and Castle Mark(...)

A quiet restlessness, a desire for innovation and capturing a niche market have allowed Derek Ryan to succeed as a restaurateur where many have(...)