Two quintessentially Dublin-centric festivals collide over the coming week. The Dublin One City, One Book festival will this year use film, music a(...)

Damien Rice’s scorched singing lit up Other Voices. Photograph: Rich Gilligan

  1 Small is the new big Big musical gatherings have their charm, but the magic is in the minutiae. Other Voices is a festival version(...)

Writer Anna Laerke Byrne and Lisa Coen, co-founder of Tramp Press

Ghostbusting, professional drinking and a love poem to the chipper were among the varied topics at an evening of readings by emerging authors in Dubli(...)

A palate-tickling array of delights will be served at the Spectacular Christmas Food Emporium, part of the National Craft and Design Fair, which runs (...)

Music fans at the Indiependence music festival at Deer Park Farm in Mitchelstown, Co Cork, which is in its sixth year. Photograph: Provision.

It was all happening at the Kilcoran Lodge Hotel on Friday night.Some 10km away in Mitchelstown, Co Cork, the Indiependence Music and Arts Festival h(...)

As one of the BBC’s senior economic correspondents, Hugh Pym covered the banking crisis from its revelation in 2007 to the present day. As late as Jul(...)


Mayor of Waterford 
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 has secured a seat in 


Waterford.

After two intense days filled with a mixture of jubilant displays and defeated demeanors, 32 councillors have been elected to the newly amalgamated Wa(...)

Senator Terry Leyden’s daughter Orla, a sitting councillor,  retained a  seat for Fianna Fáil in Roscommon

Fianna Fáil taking eight out of eighteen seats on Roscommon County Council, coupled with the implosion of the Fine Gael vote in each of the three elec(...)

Full list of candidates One of a handful of counties where city and county councils have been merged, the new Waterford County Local Authoritie(...)

John Condon, nephew of Private John Condon,  who is recorded as the youngest battle casualty of the First World War and was known as the Boy Soldier, at the unveiling of a monument to his uncle in Waterford today. Photograph:  Patrick Browne

Waterford today honoured its war dead when it unveiled a specially commissioned memorial to the youngest recorded casualty on the Allied side in the f(...)