“I do think we will be living in Gorse Hill next year otherwise we wouldn’t be taking our cases,” Blake O Donnell, son of solicitor Brian O’Donnell. Pic: Collins Courts

Blake O’Donnell, whose family is fighting eviction from Gorse Hill in Killiney, has said he is confident they will still be living in their south Dub(...)

Labour TD Pat Rabbitte accused the national broadcaster of being “lopsided”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Former communications minister Pat Rabbitte did not mince his words when describing RTÉ as a “recruitment sergeant” for the far left and Sinn Féin on (...)

Ireland fans get a grip on the RBS Six Nations Trophy as the rugby team arrive back to Dublin Airport. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 2:52

The victorious Ireland rugby team arrived back into Dublin Airport on Sunday afternoon to an ecstatic welcome after their Six Nations win. Hund(...)

David Gough: “I understand the GAA’s viewpoint. I completely understand it. There has been no fall-out between me and the powers-that-be in the GAA over it.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

On Saturday night referee David Gough managed to distribute the free count between Dublin and Tyrone 7-25 and yet – apart from a couple queries from J(...)

“The GAA is not a vehicle for other people’s political messages. You leave your politics at the door,” the organisation said.

The GAA has said it cannot allow its games to be used for political purposes after refusing to allow a referee wear a rainbow armband. A spokesman sai(...)

Weekday afternoons before the commuter rush kicks in aren’t the busiest of times for radio listening, but the addition of Ray D’Arcy to the 3pm to 4.3(...)

Zooey Deschanel and Bradley Cooper: both speak with what is known as ‘vocal fry’

Remember uptalk, the practice of ending all your sentences in a question? Even the ones that aren’t questions? You do? You can take your fingers ou(...)

Marian Finucane: her weekend radio show on RTÉ 1 has 366,000 listeners on Saturday, up 16,000 on the last survey, while 351,000 people tune in on Sundays, which is 9,000 more than before. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

RTÉ Radio 1 continued to lose listeners across its weekday schedule, but the station made gains at the weekend and there are signs of stability at 2fm(...)

Claire Byrne: ‘I expect to be respected as a professional person doing a job, not just as a woman doing a job.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

‘A unique, entertaining – no, engaging – current affairs programme” is how the seemingly unflappable Claire Byrne describes her new Monday night TV(...)

Former Rehab director and Fine Gael strategist Frank Flannery has this morning said Fine Gael is ‘possibly’ considering asking him to return to advise the party as a strategist

Former Rehab director and Fine Gael strategist Frank Flannery has this morning said Fine Gael is “possibly” considering asking him to return to advise(...)