Niamh Buck (left), Maria O’Grady with her daughter Amber (far right) at the Lady Gaga concert at the 3arena in Dublin last night. Photograph: Neil Coles

Bad weather did nothing to deter Lady Gaga’s hordes of fans dubbed “Little Monsters” from donning wacky and weird outfits in Dublin last night. Lady G(...)

BuyandSell.ie chief executive Nóirín Ní Laocha said the letter to Communicorp staff was part of a wider move by the company to tell “everyone and anyone we know” about the relaunch.

Staff at Denis O’Brien’s Irish media group Communicorp have been encouraged by their bosses to sell their “unwanted stuff” and “earn some extra money (...)

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Queen Elizabeth II’s understated but significant words of insight on the troubled history of Anglo-Irish relations at a state dinner in Dublin in 2011 are included in the new edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations: “With the benefit of historical hindsight, we can all see things which we would wish had been done differently or not at all.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

As Scotland goes to the polls today to decide on its independence, it is interesting to leaf through this week’s newly published eighth edition of (...)

Jenny Wallblom and her children Lois (4) and Milo (5) Humphries at Propositions by Hélio Oiticica at Imma. Photograph: Frank Miller

More than 900 venues across the country are throwing open their doors for free, so keeping your evening open on Friday to absorb some culture is a (...)

 Comedian Joan Rivers has died after being removed from life supports following complications during surgery. Photograph: Theo Wargo/Getty Images

Comedian, writer and outrageous television personality Joan Rivers died yesterday aged 81. Best known for hurling cutting barbs at fellow celebriti(...)

Adele: will she show up at the iTunes festival?

Electric Picnic has come and gone, but it not’s quite all over yet for the year’s music festivals: iTunes is currently staging its month-long extravag(...)

Ed Sheeran: four nights in a row at Dublin's O2 in October

One season ends and another begins. As the outdoor shows run out of road, it’s time to return to the indoor halls, clubs and arenas. Many would arg(...)

For some it will always be just The Point or even The Point Depot. It has more recently been the O2 but from now on it will become known as the 3Aren(...)

Kathryn Thomas takes the ice bucket challenge. Montessori teacher Teresina Bell knocked herself out after a similar dousing. Photograph: RTÉ

A video of an Irish montessori teacher taking part in the ice-bucket challenge has gone viral after the young woman ran into a pole and was knocked ou(...)