File photograph of Blaise, Blake and Alexandra  O’Donnell. File photograph: Collins Courts

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell’s adult children face questioning in court over a number of valuable gifts given to them by their parents. These in(...)

Leonardo DiCaprio in The Great Gatsby film. F Scott Fitzgerald’s novel is an option on the 2017 single text list for Leaving Cert

Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman has topped reading lists all over the world this summer. The story of the long-hidden second novel by the bestsellin(...)

A Filipino fisherman who fell ill while trying to rescue a colleague after he was overcome by fumes has died. Joel Alama raised the alarm about the i(...)

‘To worry’ once meant solely what dogs did with sheep, but has come to mean  a state of restlessness and fretfulness inside the mind, a mental bother about the future.

Do emotions have a history? I think they have. I’ve come to understand that what we feel isn’t simply continual through human history even if it is t(...)

Walk under the weeping willows alongside the Grand Canal while making your way from Percy Place to see the swans in Portobello. It could bring out (...)

Olwen Fouéré in Lessness at the Barbican’s International Beckett Season in London earlier this summer. Photograph: Tristram Kenton

It was hardly the first time that Olwen Fouéré had been the object of scholarly fascination. She is the artist, after all, who co-founded one of Irela(...)

Rathclare House, Buttevant, Co Cork

Address: 35 Dollymount Park, Clontarf, Dublin 3 Agent: Dublin Letting and Real Estate This three-bedroom semi-detached house is just off C(...)

‘I don’t see the point of dutiful adaptations. I want a movie to be a great piece of cinema in its own right.’ Michel Faber, author of Under The Skin

Over the past 20-odd years, Michel Faber’s writing has been anything but predictable. His first novel, Under The Skin, examined life along a remote Sc(...)

From left, Elaine Grainger of Talbot Gallery and Studios; Liz Coman of the Lab Gallery; Sheena Barrett of the Lab; Liz Burns of Fire Station Artists’ Studios; Hilary Murray of ArtBox; and Oonagh Young of Oonagh Young Gallery. Photograph: John Beattie

Monto was once the biggest red-light district in Europe. It was immortalised by James Joyce as “Nighttown” in the “Circe” chapter of Ulysses, and s(...)

James Joyce has not been seen since June 5th

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for help in finding a missing 72-year-old man who has not been seen in month. James Joyce is missing from his home i(...)