Great BT Charity Shops Challenge: BT volunteers Garreth Fennell, John O’Driscoll and Mike Cormac at the Irish Cancer Society store in Rathmines

Most companies like to think of themselves as socially responsible – and they like their employees, customers and the wider public to think of them t(...)

David Bowie at Slane Castle on July 13th, 1987. Photograph: Dermot O’Shea / The Irish Times

David Bowie’s live performances were something to behold and it’s said that the singer, who passed away at the age of 69 on Sunday evening, had a cer(...)

She reclines suggestively on the window sill, her white skin barely covered by a tiny sheet. She is the Lady of the Rock, and she’s become a famili(...)

Many of us flatter ourselves that we have original minds but there are some stock phrases we can find ourselves relying on every Christmas, even th(...)

Country/Western singer Johnny Cash in recording studio. (Photo by Michael Rougier//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Johnny Cash was a conflicted soul, torn between God and the devil, pop and country music, family life and the temptations of the road. He was a(...)

Neil Young and Crazy Horse pictured performing in the RDS in June. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Neil Young and his band Crazy Horse are returning to Ireland next year, a year after a controversial concert which many regarded as self-indulgent. Yo(...)

Fionnuala McKenna, of the Purple Root Cafe, Westport, serving up raw vegan food and beverages with her twin sons, Calum (left) and Luke (right), and daughter Roadhán. Photographs: Michael McLaughlin

Chefs and health professionals are coming to the agreement that kids who cook with their parents are more likely to grow up having a healthy, well-bal(...)

Matt Berninger: his intense performance is not an act
The National

The National The O2, Dublin***There’s a loud thump coming out of the PA system during The National’s concert at the O2 on Sunday night. Is there a loo(...)

Space cadet: Bob Geldof is due to head up in an XCOR Lynx spacecraft. Montage: Paul Scott/The Irish Times

On Cmdr Bob Geldof’s first mission into space everything goes like clockwork. Of course, the launch date had to be moved back because, as Geldof said,(...)

Rod Stewart performing at the RDS on Saturday. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

On the same night his former bandmate Ronnie Wood rocked Glastonbury with the Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart was treating delighted fans to a greatest hi(...)