Fergus McFadden has been banned for three-weeks for a high tackle on Edinburgh’s  Damien Hyland. Photograph: Inpho

Leinster’s Fergus McFadden has been banned for three-weeks for a dangerous tackle during his side’s 30-23 win over Edinburgh at the RDS last Friday. (...)

The facade of the Windmill Lane site in Dublin’s docklands.

The demolition of the original Windmill Lane studios in Dublin’s docklands proved an emotional occasion for many U2 fans, whose musical heros were syn(...)

Iodine tablets. Photograph: Frank Miller

I started trying to put the books in alphabetical order. It was late; the bottle of pinot noir that had been on special offer in the supermarke(...)

Saoirse Ronan at the Ifta awards. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

On the eve of its annual film fleadh, Galway is set to bid to become Ireland’s first dedicated Unesco city of film.Details of the bid to join the Unes(...)

Bill O'Herlihy takes over from James Morris. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien

RONAN McGREEVY Veteran RTÉ broadcaster and public relations executive B ill O’Herlihy has been appointed as the chairman designate of the(...)