Michael Harding as The Bull McCabe. Photograph: Patrick Redmond

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Roscommon’s Neil Collins and Donal O’Hare of Down with Cork’s Colm O’Driscoll and James McCarthy of Dublin, who face eachother in this weekend’s Allianz Football League finals. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin Bay Prawn Festival It ain’t all about tasty crustaceans- the idyllic seaside town of Howth transforms into a veritable wonderland of mer(...)

Ireland’s Johnny Sexton is the latest to feature in #AllitTakes short film series. Photograph: Three 3:44

Old nemesis Ronan O’Gara says current Irish outhalf Johnny Sexton still has plenty more in the tank. Despite already being amongst the shortlisted fiv(...)

Neasa Ní Annracháin, whose voice many will remember from her poetry readings on Ciarán Mac Mathúna’s Sunday morning radio programme Mo Cheol Thú, and (...)

Kathleen Rueter and her daughter, Marian Rueter, of Clogga, Co Wicklow, outside court. Photograph: Courts Collins

A couple embroiled in a legal battle with their neighbours over a hedge are now facing a massive legal bill after they lost their case. The President (...)

Máire Stafford (née Fitzpatrick) , who died earlier this month in Galway, was a very accomplished actress, director, translator and costume designer, (...)

Writer Dermot Healy near his home in Ballyconnell West, Co Sligo.

The novelist, poet, playwright and short-story writer, Dermot Healy, who has died suddenly at the age of 66, was, according to Roddy Doyle, possibly t(...)

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If your dad is one of those repressed Irish fathers (do they still exist?), a thoughtful, emotional Father’s Day gift may inspire a nod, a terse sm(...)

Getting ready to go on the lash at Forbidden Fruit

‘It’s no good trying to analyse a Kerryman, because if you corner a Kerryman, he’ll change his gait in order to generate confusion. You’ve as much cha(...)

 Clare Barrett brings a comic actor’s flair as Moll in the John B Keane comedy. Photograph:  Tom Lawlor
Review: Moll

Moll Gaiety Theatre, Dublin***It’s easy to understand why the Gaiety Theatre is ready to commit to the massively popular work of John B Keane, produci(...)