Shaun Kelly (third man from left), flanked by family members, as he arrives at Letterkenny Circuit Court in Donegal before being sentenced to four years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to dangerous driving, causing the deaths of eight men. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Family members of most of those killed in the July 2010 crash in Inishowen, Co Donegal, gave victim impact statements at Letterkenny Circuit Court on (...)

British comedian Russell Brand attends the Britain Needs a Pay Rise march in London on October 18th last. Photograph: Hannah McKay/EPA

Poor Russell Brand. Not only has he been (to use the vernacular) “threwn out” by the biggest pop star on the planet (Katy Perry) and the super posh “h(...)

Alison Balsom gave a wry trumpet commentary as part of Camerata Ireland’s Shostakovich performance

It’s been a week full of piano playing, from the tutors and students of the new Dublin International Piano Festival to the Dublin debut of West Cork r(...)