Policemen and soldiers stand guard outside temporary check-in desks at Brussels airport in Zaventem. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The first passenger flight has left Brussels Airport since it was closed after bombings on March 22nd blew up its departures terminal. A Brussels Air(...)

Adi Roche, who is being awarded the Freedom of Cork City, greets a teenager from the Chernobyl region of Belarus who visited Ireland through her Chernobyl Children International charity. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Peace campaigner and founder of the Chernoby Children International charity Adi Roche is to be conferred with the Freedom of Cork city. Councillors v(...)

‘Awakening’ on the main stage of the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. Photograph: Conor McCabe

RTÉ’s Centenary programme has been met with general acclaim following last night’s broadcast. The hour-and-a-half long show filmed live from the Bórd(...)

What makes the JFK Arboretum so attractive is that Sliabh Coiltair (270m) has been incorporated into the overall design. A road has been built to the (...)

Adi Roche with baby Victoria Doronona in the cardiac unit of Kharkiv general hospital, eastern Ukraine, in 2015. Ms Roche is set to be nominated for the award in the coming weeks by Cork’s Lord Mayor.

Adi Roche is expected to be awarded the Freedom of Cork city later this year for her work in assisting the people of Chernobyl following the nuclear (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny introducing US president Barack Obama at the start of his visit to Ireland in 2011. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Irish eyes will be on the political capital of the world, Washington DC, today where Taoiseach Enda Kenny pays perhaps the last of his annual visits t(...)

Marimekko was the result of the Finnish textle-printing company Printex extending its fabric designs across homeware and fashion in the 1960s. In 1964 Maija Isola drew the Unikko poppies

I have a handbag that I use in the summer; the fabric is the splashy red and white poppies instantly recognisable as Marimekko, and I thought it was r(...)

I cannot, simply cannot stand Rachel and Steve. Or Steve and Rachel. I would pity that silent guy they live next door to if it wasn’t for the red, ant(...)

“It’s a day for boot, bite and bollock,” said Ronan O’Gara on the RTÉ panel. Photograph: Anthony Wallace /AFP/Getty Images

For youngsters, John F Kennedy is the man who promotes wind energy on the telly, but for the rest of us he’s the fella who foresaw how many would feel(...)

 Igor Stravinsky  at Dublin Airport in 1963. Photograph: Tommy Collins/The Irish Times

It’s mostly forgotten now, more than half a century on, but John F Kennedy was not the only international celebrity to visit Ireland in June 1963. T(...)