‘It’s very challenging trying to keep this historical house standing up with a roof on it,’ Lord Waterford pictured at Curraghmore House, Co  Waterford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

‘It was a pain changing the bank cards,” says Lord Waterford, 9th Marquis of Waterford. He’s telling me about becoming Lord Waterford back in February(...)

Kilfenora celebration of all things Ted

Bray Jazz FestivalThe Bray Jazz Festival takes place from May 1st-3rd with a range of local and international acts including Havana Ché (Cuba), Ed Mot(...)

 Flying Lotus performing inside his cultish cube of music. Photograph: Karl Walter/Getty Images

It’s hard not to get a little fanatical when it comes to Flying Lotus. There’s the future-proof feel of his records, which explore new territory and m(...)

Go Walk: Rinn Duin Peninsula Map: Ordnance Survey Discovery Series Sheet 40 Start and finish: The car(...)

Garda image of the silver Nissan X-Trail 4 x 4 the alleged abductor was driving. Photograph: Garda Press Office

A 35-year-old man remained in Garda custody on Thursday night where he was being questioned over allegations he attempted to abduct a young girl in Co(...)

Victor Nealon (seated), Barry George (L) and Martin Foran (R)  after a protest in Westminster at the Global Law Summit in the Queen Elizabeth II Centre which has marked the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta Photograph: Mark Hennessy

The 800th anniversary celebrations of Magna Carta are an insult, Irish victims of miscarriages of justice have declared. For Dublin-born Martin Foran(...)

 Minster for Business and Employment Ged Nash. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Hotel operators have said that the re-introduction of wage -setting mechansims inthe sector to determine pay and conditions for staff would jeopardise(...)

Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash: said study into the extent of zero-hour contracts would be extended  to look at low-hour contracts for those working eight hours or fewer per week. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash has said he will not shirk from tackling zero-hour or low-hour job contracts if it is considered that(...)

Fine Gael’s John King is polling well in the Mountmellick/Borris -in-Ossory district

Sinn Féin are poised to gain an extra seat in Laois with the wife of TD Brian Stanley, Caroline Dwane Stanley, doing well in the tallies in the Port(...)

Inside the GPO, Easter Week 1916. Photograph: Defence Forces Military Archives.

The myriad of personal stories contained in the Military Service Pensions Collection will open a new window on the 1916 to 1923 period in Irish histor(...)