Move in close: if you’re heading to one of Taylor Swift’s two Dublin shows, get ready to be her friend. Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/Getty

1: She takes a stand Taylor Swift has always championed the underdog, so no one was terribly surprised when she picked a fight with Apple. Swift’s vic(...)

A Ferrari 250 GTO from the personal collection of Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason

When the hammer came down on the black Ferrari 250 GT California, the rise and rise of the celebrity classic car was confirmed. Once owned by James C(...)

A run of ‘Riverdance’ performances opens the ‘Live at the Marquee’ series. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The local economy in Cork city is set to receive a cash boost of in the region of €30 million as thousands attend the “Live at the Marquee” series of (...)

Martyn Lawrence Bullard’s  client base ranges from Cher to Elton John, and he is known for working with jaw-dropping budgets, claiming his largest budget for a single home was $26 million (€24 million)

The Block was surprised to spot international interior design superstar Martyn Lawrence Bullard in Dublin recently. The former star of Bravo’s Mill(...)

Eileen King, Keith Mills and Dr Tom Finegan of Mothers and Fathers Matter at their press conference in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A claustrophic and oppressive atmosphere has been created around the same-sex marriage debate in which people are afraid to speak out in favour of the(...)

Tobias Jesso Jr: owes his career to a series of fortuitous coincidences

Barely a minute of my phone conversation with Tobias Jesso Jr has elapsed before the wheels come off. I’ve just thanked him for taking the time out(...)

Sir Elton John called for a boycott of fashion brand Dolce and Gabbana after he said the designers labelled children born through IVF “synthetic”. The songwriter who has two children with his husband David Furnish angrily rebuked the Italian pair for criticising same-sex families and the use of fertility treatment. Photo: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Sir Elton John has called for a boycott of fashion brand Dolce and Gabbana after he said the designers labelled children born through IVF “synthetic”.(...)

Tina Turner has lived in Switzerland for nearly two decades and gave up her US citizenship in 2013. 2:03

Secret documents reveal that global banking giant HSBC profited from doing business with arms dealers who channeled mortar bombs to child soldiers in (...)

Screen grab taken from Elton John’s Innstagram account of him and David Furnish signing paperwork as they officially marry. Photograph: Elton John/Instgram/PA Wire.

Elton John and David Furnish have been officially married, exactly nine years after they had their civil partnership ceremony.The veteran musician mar(...)

Grace Kenneally (centre), who has Neuroblastoma, a rare and aggressive children’s cancer, singing Christmas carols with her school friends from Gaelscoil Dara at the Live Crib outside Galway Cathedral. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Think Christmas in primary schools, and thoughts of plays, pantomimes, cribs and Kris Kindle come to mind. However, for Grace Kenneally, it’s also abo(...)