Splutter-your-tea-across-the-room hilarious: John Colleary and Barry Murphy in Irish Pictorial Weekly

It is always difficult to review a comedy, for the blindingly obvious reason that not everyone finds the same things funny. There are people who think(...)

Professor John A Murphy said he had always been intrigued by the paradox of the growth of Irish nationalism through the spread of the English language. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus Ltd

Ireland owes its freedom to the spread of the English language which allowed for the spread of Irish nationalist ideals by writers such as Thom(...)

A Garda forensics officer in the garden of the house at Ballinageragh, Lixnaw, Co Kerry  where the body of a woman in her 50s, was found by a neighbour. A 19-year-old man was arrested following the discovery. Photograph: Eamonn Keogh (MacMonagle, Killarney)

  Gardaí are today expected to begin a murder inquiry following the completion of a postmortem examination on the body of a woman found in(...)

Six of Donal Walsh’s best friends walk beside the coffin as it makes its way from the young man’s home to St John’s Church in Tralee for yesterday’s funeral. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

Mourners at the funeral of inspirational teenager Donal Walsh yesterday heard his mother Elma c(...)