Children from the Rainbow Drama School commemorate the children who died in the Rising, one of many events in St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. Photograph:  Maxwells

The Reflecting the Rising Easter Monday event was billed as the biggest public event in Irish history and it was already a success before it even sta(...)

Soak has been announced as the winner of the Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year 2015. Photograph: Liza Geddes

Derry singer-songwriter Soak has been announced as the winner of the Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year for her album Before We Forgot How To (...)

Interskalatic members Tim Higgins, Shane Clear, Kevin Foran, Alison Reynolds and Mason McMinnville at the Electric Picnic launch in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Lana Del Rey, LCD Soundsystem, The Chemical Brothers and New Order are among the first acts announced for this year’s Electric Picnic festival. The(...)

Musician James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem performs at   Coachella in 2010. He’s coming back to Stradbally and this time he’s bringing the band with him. Photograph: Michael Buckner/Getty Images

LCD Soundsystem, Lana Del Rey, The Chemical Brothers and New Order are among the first acts announced for this year’s Electric Picnic festival. They(...)

Paul Daniel told the court he needed money because he had gotten into debt from buying cars and heavy drinking.

A father who fraudulently claimed just under €150,000 in social welfare payments over 14 years has been jailed for four years by Judge Martin Nolan.Pa(...)