Andrew Dolan’s parents, Joe and Rosie, at his graveside in Ardcarne Cemetery , Co Roscommon.  Photograph: Brian Farrell

The mother and father of a young man who died after an unprovoked assault have called for an end to the random violence which they say is occurring “w(...)

Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan published a most interesting judgment last week about the examinership of Flannery’s pub on Camden Street in Dubl(...)

Flannery’s, on Dublin’s Camden Street, was placed into examinership in November by its owners. Photograph: Fran Veale

Architect Paul Clinton is understood to have joined the race to buy Flannery’s on Camden Street, one of the best-known pubs in Dublin city, with a bid(...)

Nathan Carter: “Two or three years ago, there were young people all over Ireland who had never been to a country gig and probably thought it was very uncool. Now venues are filled with mixed-age groups”

In many ways, he is the “everyman” musician – at least to a certain type of Irish audience. In conversation, he is polite, friendly, easygoing; on (...)

CONOR POPE It took just two hours for One Direction’s two Croke Park concerts to sell out this morning. Tens of thousands of fans (...)