The products will be sold in countries and jurisdictions where they are legal, including cannabis in some places

Seattle-based private equity firm Privateer Holdings has agreed a deal with the estate of the Jamaican reggae star Bob Marley to launch a global canna(...)

RTÉ broadcaster Áine Lawlor was inducted into the PPI Hall of Fame along with Paul Claffey from Mid West Radio, Tony Fenton from Today FM and Walter Love from BBC Radio Ulster at the organisation’s annual awards ceremony last night.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

RTÉ Radio 1 was once again the big winner at last night’s Phonographic Performance Ireland (PPI) Radio Awards winning nine times. Irish Times’ columni(...)

Queen enjoying the high life in the 1970s. Freddie Mercury is second from the left. Photograph: PA Wire

Queen are to release an album of previously unheard material featuring Freddie Mercury. The band found unreleased material in the Queen source archive(...)

(left to right) The Edge, Bono, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr of U2.  Fifteen back catalogue U2 albums have re-entered the Irish iTunes albums download charts.  File Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA

Fifteen back catalogue U2 albums have re-entered the Irish iTunes albums download charts. The highest re-entry is at number five for the “Joshua Tree”(...)

Muslim scholar Dr Ali Selim was congratulated this evening for stimulating debate on inclusivity in education in Ireland. “We owe Dr Ali a great debt (...)

Born in Dublin in 1953, Rev Canon Dr Kenneth Kearon attended Mountjoy School and Trinity College where he studied Philosophy.

Rev Canon Dr Kenneth Kearon has been elected new Church of Ireland Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe. He succeeds The Rt Rev Trevor Williams who retired(...)

On July 13th, 172,000 concert-goers filled two venues in London and Philadelphia, raising over £50 million for famine relief in Ethiopia
1985: The year that was...

Famine, the cold war and the threat of Aids cast long shadows over 1985, the year of the Live Aid concerts.On July 13th, 172,000 concert-goers filled (...)

Get Tacky with Weird Al

You know you’ve made it in the music world when the king of pop parody “Weird Al” Yankovic has covered your song. Sometimes his take becomes more popu(...)

Air Corps aircraft perform a fly-past during the National Day of Commemoration ceremony at Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There was a special emphasis on Irish people who died in the first World War during the National Day of Commemoration ceremony at the Royal Hospital (...)

Albert Sutton, (RAF), left, and Ken McLean, (Royal Artillery) with standard bearers at the commemoration service for those who served in World War II, at Monkstown Parish Church, Co. Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Former servicemen, relatives and representatives from the diplomatic corps, the Defence Forces and the State have taken part in an ecumenical service (...)