Karen Buckley: missing in Glasgow. A schoolfriend in Mallow described her as ‘a lovely, lovely girl, very quiet, sporty, never in trouble in school . . . It’s kind of hard to fathom.’

Parishioners in Mourneabbey began arriving for a vigil Mass for missing student Karen Buckley as a 21-year-old man was detained in Glasgow for questi(...)

Parish priest of Mourneabbey Fr Joe O’Keeffe said the purpose of the Mass was to pray for the safe return of Karen Buckley at this anxious time for the whole community.

Parishioners in Mourneabby began arriving for a vigil mass for missing student Karen Buckley as a 21-year-old man was detained in Glasgow.Friends, rel(...)

Marian and John Buckley, parents of missing girl Karen Buckley, make a statement during a press conference at Govan Police Office in Glasgow. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire. 0:52

The parents of a young Irish woman missing in Glasgow have appealed to anyone who may have information about her whereabouts to contact police.John an(...)

Caislean Thorlaigh, Doughiska: modern Galway development includes 12 two- and three-bed apartments as part of the lot.

DTZ Sherry FitzGerald is guiding €5.75 million for a large portfolio of residential and commercial properties predominately located on the western sea(...)

John Buckley is one of the most fastidious craftsmen, and the orchestra gives him the greatest palette

The featured composer for the last of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra’s Horizons concerts (NCH, February 3rd) was John Buckley who compiled a c(...)

Latin Christian clergy walk through the Church of the Nativity, accepted by Christians as the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Christmas Eve. Photograph: EPA/Jim Hollander

A leading member of the Irish hierarchy has called for an end to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, saying religious freedom is at the (...)

Taking flight: Mick Barry in action at Dublin Hill in 1984. Photograph: Denis McGarry
Modest monarch of Irish road bowling
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Mick Barry, who has died aged 95, was the greatest player ever to compete in the minority sport of road bowling, a 17th century game introduced to Ire(...)

Robert Thomson in rehearsals for The Nutcracker at the Cork Opera House

‘It won’t be a nostalgia-fest,” says Alan Foley at the Firkin Crane dance centre in Cork. Listening to him describe this weekend’s reunion forum fo(...)

In ‘The Invader’, the musical style might best be described as eclectic minimalist. Echoes of Philip Glass abound, but the musical material is much more varied

Ten years ago I interviewed Pierre Boulez in connection with the 2004 RTÉ Living Music Festival. I had to ask him about opera, given his famous 196(...)

Johnny Healy-Rae had a surplus of 1,415 votes in South and West Kerry.

Nothing could dwarf the performance of Independent father and son duo Danny and Johnny Healy-Rae in Killarney and South and West Kerry. Danny at the s(...)