Shoah: Tomi Reichental at the coat dresser that he recovered from his childhood home in what was Czechoslovakia. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

In the hall of Tomi Reichental’s Dublin home stands an old coat dresser, with a mirror, coat hooks and a little drawer for brushes, all painted with p(...)

The Irish Times, as you can’t fail to have noticed, is not just a newspaper any more. On irishtimes.com we have videos, interactive features and a whole host of new digital products.

Every Friday morning I get the lift down – I’ll be walking down from now on, as per my new year’s resolutions – from the fourth floor of Irish Times (...)

Irish Times jounalist and Women’s Podcast presenter, Kathy Sheridan. Photograph: Sara Freund

The Irish Times Women’s Podcast has been named Best New Irish Podcast of 2015 by iTunes. The weekly podcast, presented by Irish Times journalist Ka(...)

In what brutal universe are children neglected to the extent of being lice-infested, seriously underweight, unable to straighten their legs due to spending long hours strapped in buggies?

You need a licence to own a dog (€20) and a television (€160). It’s the law. As a car owner, you will have discovered that finding the €25 driving lic(...)

Marie Jones, writer of  ‘Stones in his Pocket’ which premiered at the Gaiety Theatre in  2014. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Each week on the podcast, the presenter Irish Times journalist Kathy Sheridan asks listeners a question. This week’s question is prompted by the re(...)

’In many ways the Abbey has inadvertently provided a platform for a conversation that’s needed to happen for a very long time’ Belinda McKeon on The Women’s Podcast. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

“One of my concerns with a programme like this is the message it’s giving, not just to the current generation of artists, but to emerging generatio(...)

“Given the fact that women’s beauty is too important to our power, it is not surprising that some women, particularly if they’re in the public eye,(...)

Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis taking Polaroid of themselves in a scene from the film ‘Thelma & Louise’, 1991. Photograph: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images

Each week on the podcast, presenter and Irish Times journalist Kathy Sheridan asks listeners a question. This week in the question was prompted by (...)

Members of Blakestown Community School in mime outfits with Tom Meagher, (husband of Jill Meagher who was murdered in Australia) a National White Ribbon Advocate, calling for an end to men’s violence against women. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

“There’s a lot of privilege that comes from the idea that public spaces are men’s spaces and they can do anything they want to you,” Tom Meagher told (...)

Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

“Only a few months ago, I moved out of a flat that was small. It was a room . . . I called it ‘the shoebox’ and lived there for two years, but I li(...)