Don McLean in Dublin recently. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Don McLean (69) grew up in New Rochelle, New York state, and began performing on the folk circuit as a teenager in the 1960s. He gained considerabl(...)

Oliver Callan used the term “white trash” several times in a song for his  RTÉ television sketch show ‘Callan’s Kicks’.

Confirmation, if it was needed, that the phrase “white trash” can be used on Irish television, at least in a satirical context, can be found in the Br(...)

Limerick remains the best value destination in Ireland at an average of €76 a room. Killarney is the most expensive at €111

The cost of staying in an Irish hotel climbed by 10 per cent, or more than 10 times the rate of general inflation last year, according to a new survey(...)

Ellie Goulding and Beck have been added to the line up of this year’s Live in the Marquee

Concert promoter Peter Aiken has called for a relaxation of Ireland’s planning laws to allow a series of major concerts to take place each year at sta(...)

Free Legal Advice Centre director general Noeline Blackwell has been appointed chair of a mediation process to manage the ‘ongoing relationship’ between Croke Park and local residents. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A mediation process to manage the “ongoing relationship” between Croke Park and local residents following last year’s controversy over the cancelled G(...)

It’s unlikely the GAA in Croke Park feel inhibited about justifying the broadcasting deal so discussion should have been facilitated.

The decision not to allow a motion to congress on the issue of subscription broadcast coverage of championship matches was a mistake.Not alone did it (...)

Garth Brooks’s five  concerts scheduled for  Croke Park never went ahead last year. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Croke Park stadium director Peter McKenna has accepted that the plan to host Garth Brooks five concerts on successive evenings last summer was excess(...)

GAA’s annual report for 2014 showed hurling championship income outstripping football championship income for the first time.

Not for the first time the GAA has found itself defending an apparent bias in funding towards Dublin. Figures released in the 2014 financial report s(...)

Bruce Springsteen with his wife Patti Scialfa. The Boss may perform two dates in Croke Park this summer. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Lord Mayor Christy Bourke has said a structure is needed to protect the rights of the local community around Croke Park, regardless of which artist(...)

The GAA Finance Report Media Briefinghas shown that Hurling gate receipts in 2014 were higher than those of football. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Hurling championship gate receipts have opened a notable gap on football for the first time in GAA history, helping contribute to a €2m increase in to(...)