Ian Bailey, who has made a series of claims over the conduct of the  investigation into the 1996 murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Collins Courts

Evidence has concluded in the civil action by Ian Bailey against the Garda Commissioner and State over the conduct of the investigation into the murd(...)

Hosts Chris Pine and Academy president Cheryl Boone announce ‘American Sniper’ as one of the Oscar nominees for Best Picture. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

The success of Clint Eastwood’s new movie American Sniper at the US box office has reignited the political debate about the Iraq War. The discussion i(...)

The damaged Claude Monet painting entitled Argenteuil Basin with a Single Sail Boat (1874) at the National Gallery of Ireland on Clare Street, Dublin.

A man has gone on trial accused of damaging a €10 million Monet painting in the National Gallery four years ago and damaging two paintings in the Shel(...)

The Nire’s Conor Gleeson fields the ball with John Galvin of Cratloe attempting tyo block. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Munster Club Senior Football Championship The Nire 1-13 Cratloe 2-8 After extra-time Cratloe’s hopes of a Munster senior club championship double we(...)

Let’s bail: Peter Coonan as David Drumm and and Morgan Jones as Seán FitzPatrick in The Guarantee

It’s only been six years since the imminent collapse of Anglo- Irish Bank inspired the sitting government to guarantee the holdings of that institu(...)

Liberal Democrat MP Michael Moore: “I was born in Ireland, I am proudly Scottish but I am proudly British and I don’t want, or feel the need to choose between them, or want to have to be made to choose,” he says.  Photograph: PA Wire

Michael Moore sits in his Galashiels office in the Scottish Borders. He is calm, but all too aware of the storm engulfing Scotland’s independence ref(...)

The Dirties

Matt (Matthew Johnson) and Owen (Owen Williams) are BFF fanboy film-makers hoping to make some clazz of sub-Tarantino crime flick featuring the bullie(...)

 Pete Seeger photographed in Beacon, New York state, in August 2010. Photograph: Andrew Sullivan/The New York Times

Pete Seeger, who helped create the modern American folk music movement, co-wrote enduring songs such as If I Had a Hammer and became a leading voice f(...)

The Crash Reel
The Crash Reel

In 2008, 20-year-old snowboarder Kevin Pearce claimed back-to-back victories in the annual Arctic Challenge and the Swatch World Tour Championship. By(...)

Big Benn
  • People
  • September 7, 2013, 01:00

Tony Benn has always had something of a special relationship with Scotland; whether in solidarity with the 1971 Upper Clyde Shipyard protests or gener(...)