Olympic silver medalist Kenny Egan: now an elected city councillor for Fine Gael.   Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

An acquaintance burrowed into the GAA deeper than an All-Ireland winning tick assures me a prominent player will soon be revealed as a Dail election c(...)

Panti Bliss - aka Rory O’Neill - with Stephen Fry at the Rehab People of the Year awards. Photograph: Zara Zhuang/The Irish Times

Rory O’Neill - aka Panti Blis - and Garda whistleblowers Maurice McCabe and John Wilson were among the winners of the 2014 People of the Year Awards.O(...)

Threadbare drama: facts were piled in, scene on top of scene, without a decent dramatic plot to drive ‘The Mill’ forward

I spent the first five minutes of The Mill, Channel 4’s new Sunday-night drama, stabbing at the remote control trying to figure out how to make the sc(...)

The filming of a real murder trial in Scotland brought with it the clear and obvious danger that the resulting documentary The Murder Trial (Channel 4(...)

U2 and Grammy winning producer Steve Lillywhite to present new RTÉ show.

Grammy-winning music producer Steve Lillywhite will front a new RTÉ series to look for original songwriters. Lillywhite has been a long-(...)

     Party pieces: the Áras looked fabulous, and the President – joined by Bono, among others – looked delighted

Ever since RTÉ ’s Lughnasa Live a couple of years ago, which featured Gráinne Seoige presen(...)