Minister of State for Equality and New Communities Aodhain O’Riordain is due to visit an asylum centre this morning. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A parish priest has said he will visit an asylum seeker centre this morning despite being asked not to attend. Monsignor John Byrne, the parish pries(...)

Je Me Souviens (2007) by Peter Gallo

Peter Gallo Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College ****   It makes sense to look at the work of Peter Gallo with an eye to his(...)

John Byrne, smart networks manager with ESB Networks: “Our aim is that by 2027 we will have an active electricity network that maximises renewables usage”

In the not too distant future consumers may be able to choose to use electricity at different prices at varying times of the day and night thanks to t(...)

Jenny Wallblom and her children Lois (4) and Milo (5) Humphries at Propositions by Hélio Oiticica at Imma. Photograph: Frank Miller

More than 900 venues across the country are throwing open their doors for free, so keeping your evening open on Friday to absorb some culture is a (...)

Owners Donal and Joan Kelly and head chef John Byrne pictured at the launch of Roan Carrig Restaurant at Berehaven Lodge, Castletownbere. Photograph: Emma Jervis

260 days of salad David Bez described himself as “a designer and food lover raised in Milan” – the raised-in-Milan bit is important because it go(...)

The value of the Brandon Hotel in Tralee, Co Kerry, was written down by more than €7 million in 2008

The value of the Brandon Hotel in Tralee, Co Kerry, was written down by more than €7 million in 2008, according to accounts filed recently by a comp(...)

Full list of candidates The local elections in Wicklow won’t lack for talking points on Friday. Charlie Keddy is continuing his practice of(...)

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Clocking – the process of turning back the odometer of a car – will become illegal from today when Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar signs an amendm(...)

Solicitor Neville O’Byrne has officially taken over as Senior Steward of the Turf Club. He replaces Roddy Ryan. A member of the Turf Club since 2007, (...)

Denis Foley and Charles Haughey step together at the opening of the Dingle Way in tralee ion 1988.

Denis Foley, who died recently aged 79, was a successful businessman who served as a Fianna Fáil backbencher and senator. He resigned from the party w(...)