Have you heard who is on The Irish Times Women’s Power List?

All of the women on the BBC programme’s list, which was released this week, “have an exceptionally large impact on our lives, not just because of t(...)

Mama Lou: If she had kept her job in human resources at Axa financial, it would have all been so different

  A joyful circus full of performers and artists told the story of her life in a funeral celebration set to the Rocky soundtrack, with a s(...)

Jack Dorsey: “My entire focus is to make sure that Twitter is going to be amazingly successful.”  Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

For the past two years, the normally dapper Jack Dorsey has hardly been seen at the offices of Twitter, the social networking company he co-founded, e(...)

Terse: Taylor Swift criticised the Princeton Review, a firm that helps US students prepare for exams, for misquoting one of her lyrics in a test paper. Photograph: Kevin Mazur/Wireimage/Getty

A man walks into a bar and orders two cappuccini. The barman stares blankly at him. Someone who is already in the bar (that would be me) feels boun(...)

“If these figures suggest that these songs still matter to people, then we’re knocked out. That’s all any songwriter wants,” Bono said in response to a survey claiming U2’s songs were more popular on Apple iOS devices than material from any other musicians. File photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

U2’s Bono has said he is “knocked out” by an independent survey claiming the band’s songs were more popular on Apple iOS devices than material from an(...)

Halpin hand: Katy Perry at Super Bowl XLIX. Photograph: Christopher Polk/Getty

February 1st was a good day for quite a few people who happened to find themselves in Arizona. It was a good day for fans of the New England Patriots,(...)

Hozier performs “I Put a Spell On You” with  Annie Lennox at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Photograph: Reuters. 2:35

Bray singer Hozier missed out on a Grammy for song of the year, but stole the show with his duet performance with Annie Lennox at the 57th annual Gram(...)

Nothing does excess and wholesomeness quite like the Super Bowl, and as the halftime show proved, Katy Perry remains the unchallenged queen of that particular flavour of apple-pie popPhotograph: Christopher Polk/Getty Images 1:21

Nothing does excess and wholesomeness quite like the Super Bowl, and as the halftime show proved, Katy Perry remains the unchallenged queen of that pa(...)

There’s no doubting the fact that children can surprise you with the things they come out with – and my daughter is no exception to that rule. (...)

One Direction hold their three awards for Artist of the Year, Favorite Band Duo or Group - Pop/Rock and Favorite Album - Pop/Rock at the 2014 American Music Awards in LA. Photograph: EPA/Paul Buck 2:25

The boy bands were clear winners in the top award categories at the 2014 American Music Awards, held in Los Angeles on Sunday. One Direction led the c(...)