Noel O’Mahony:  Portraying his stage character Leon Haymoon and The Ghost Town Tumbleweeds

Tributes have been paid to Macroom fire victim Noel O’Mahony who achieved a reputation as a popular entertainer in mid-Cork and surrounding areas in t(...)

Members of the Irish Great War Society acting out a scene from the Rising in Smithfield, Dublin. Photograph: Maxwells

We love a good day out. Publicise it, and they will come. These may be heady days when hope and history rhyme, but the words “free” and “entertainmen(...)

Head in hands stuff as Palin re-emerges to “stump for Trump”. Photograph: AP Photo

HOT Buffalo Cauliflower The Happy Pear’s Instagram revelation has us dousing cauliflower in Frank’s RedHot sauce Lydia McGuinness In a cast of st(...)

Home safe and sound: Wuffles made it back safely to Linda Malone and her daughter Aoife

Recently at my local bus stop there was a printed-out poster asking if anyone had seen a lost, forlorn-looking collie called Dionne. Dionne was a tim(...)

Irish pride: Dana celebrates winning the 1970 Eurovision, in Amsterdam. Photograph: Keystone/Getty

This month marks the 60th time that Europeans will gather around their electronic hearths to participate in the annual festival of song, performance, (...)

Actor Jenny Dickson and solicitor Gerald Keane will be cooking for a good cause  in Ouzo’s, Blackrock

He fancies himself as a chef, but if his culinary creations go awry, he’ll mount a good defence should you resort to the law. Solicitor Gerald Kean is(...)

Adele King, aka Twink, and her miniature Yorkshire Terrier Teddy Bear, pictured in the run up to last year’s Panto. Teddy went missing from Ms King’s home last week. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Entertainer Adele King, aka Twink, has made an emotional appeal for the return of her dog after he was taken from her home last Thursday. “There’s one(...)

By the skin of his teeth: Late Late Show host Ryan Tubridy with Eurosong hopeful Laura O’Neill and her mentor, Billy McGuinness of Aslan. Photograph: Collins

We know RTÉ has a press department whose job it is to send out good news, teasers, promises of greatness to come, but right now it must feel as(...)

Carnacon’s Cora Staunton in action against Donaghmoyne during the All-Ireland club final at Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon. Photo: David Maher/Sportsfile

Carnacon (Mayo) 1-6Donaghmoyne (Monaghan) 0-8Cora Staunton scored 1-5 for Carnacon as the Mayo and Connacht champions regained the Tesco Homegrown All(...)

A scene from Heartbeat of Home, the electrifying new music and dance spectacular from the producers of Riverdance.

At the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre punters gather to see if Riverdance team John McColgan and Moya Doherty can do it again – reboot Irish identity for an(...)