Lawyers responsible for untangling the multi-million dollar estate of music superstar Prince, who died with no known will, are in court on Monday for the start of what could be a years-long dispute over his fortune. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

Lawyers responsible for untangling the multi-million dollar estate of music superstar Prince, who died with no known will, are in court on Monday for(...)

Irish Jesuit priest Fr John Sullivan. Pope Francis has approved his beatification. Photograph: Jesuits in Ireland website

A miracle allegedly performed more than 60 years ago has led to Irish Jesuit Fr John Sullivan being approved for beatification by the Catholic Church.(...)

An email from Prince: “Brian, I need to talk to you to explain something confidentially. Come and see me in Paris next week and hear some real music.(...)

Prince performing in March  2009 in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: Kristian Dowling/Getty Images for Lotusflow3r.com

It would be hard to assemble a greater bunch of brilliant contradictions than are embodied in the singular life and person of Prince, who has died at (...)

 Music producer David Gest.  Gest has died at the age of 62. File photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Reality TV star and music producer David Gest, the former husband of Liza Minnelli, has died in a London hotel aged 62. The former Celebrity Big Bro(...)

Sabina Higgins will attend a short wreath-laying ceremony at Constance Markievicz’s grave tomorrow. Photograph: Alan Betson

March 25th, 1916 The fate of Irishman Ernest Shackleton’s expedition to the Antarctic was a cause for serious concern in March 1916. Shackleton went(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin performs the washing of the feet ceremony at Dublin’s Pro-Cathedral. Pope Francis said in January the Holy Thursday ritual should no longer be limited to men and boys. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Unitarian Church on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin will hold separate services today to commemorate the dead of 1916 and the Northern Ireland confli(...)

Zlata Filipovic  pictured in Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

On a day in April 1992 Zlata Filipovic’s life transformed forever. The siege on Sarajevo, which lasted 44 months and killed more than 10,000 civilia(...)

Dr Conrad Murray, who was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, at his trial in 2011 in connection with the death of pop star Michael Jackson in Los Angeles. Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Reuters/Pool

The recent death of Elvis Presley’s personal physician is a reminder of the niche practices of celebrity doctors. Especially prevalent in Hollywood, t(...)

Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin. Image: Google Images

Easter Sunday services will now go ahead at Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral following consultations between the Government, the Garda and Church of I(...)