John O’Donoghue

With a twinkle in his eye, an impish grin framed by two of the deepest dimples seen on TV, John O’Donoghue who has died at 82, was a shining light of (...)

There is a breach in the natural order when you realise Andrew Hozier-Byrne is just 24-years-old. To have such an understanding of the vital pulse (...)

File image, April, 2000. A bid by Catherine Nevin to take an appeal against her conviction for murdering her husband to the Supreme Court has been dismissed on the basis that it contains “absolutely no points of any merit whatsoever”. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

A bid by Catherine Nevin to take an appeal against her conviction for murdering her husband to the Supreme Court has been dismissed on the basis that (...)

Jack White: takes the long way around every song. Photograph: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

** Blue is the colour at Jack White’s Kilmainham gig: blue backdrop, blue suits and blue guitars to match the cover art of his second solo alb(...)

Alan Bestic (second from left) with a group of journalistic colleagues. Photograph: Irish Times

Alan “Sammy” Bestic, who has died aged 92, knew from an early age that he wanted to be a journalist. His trade remained one of the loves of his life (...)

 Budapest’s Sziget music festival is on an island in the Danube River

Sónar Barcelona, Spain, June 12th-14th There’s no shortage of music festivals to choose from in and around Barcelona, but Sónar might be (...)

The Pooles’ claim has been supported by the National Museum of Ireland, who supplied the photograph used for the stamp to An Post.

The mustachioed mystery man who appears on a stamp commemorating the centenary of the Irish Citizen Army (ICA) has been claimed by his family.An Post (...)

The 60 cent stamp, issued this morning, features a black and white photograph of about 20 uniformed volunteers headed by a mustachioed man identified as Cpt Jack White (also inset right).

An Post has stopped the printing of a new stamp commemorating Captain Jack White, one of the founders of the Irish Citizen Army, amid doubts over its (...)

Brendan Gleeson: ‘I’d be basic enough as a musician but Dirk is amazing. He’s completely infectious, and always brings everyone to the heart of it.’ Photograph: Barry McCall

Call it what you will – fate, serendipity or impeccable timing – but two musicians are taking to the road shortly, thanks to a series of coincidences (...)

Most of Miles Kane’s teenage years were spent in AJ Skelly’s butcher shop in Liverpool Market. Not your typical breeding ground for a dapper yo(...)