The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Bord Gáis Energy Theatre **** Feted with awards and bulging with box office receipts, the UK’s Natio(...)

Dr Katherine Sleeman, lecturer in  palliative care, Kings College London, and ex-Supreme Court judge Ms Justice Catherine McGuinness at the End of Life conference in Dublin. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

Ireland may have the highest growing need for palliative care in Europe with the number of people over 80 projected to quadruple over the next 30 year(...)

  A new book will raise funds for the Irish Hospice Foundation. Sons + Fathers will contain an introduction by Colm Toibín and  contributions by Bill Clinton,Gabriel Byrne, Daniel Day Lewis, Colin Farrell, Bono and all members of U2. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

Members of U2, as well as a host of other musicians and writers are contributing to a special new Irish Hospice Foundation book celebrating the unique(...)

Keelin Shanley: holding the fort on ‘Today with Sean O’Rourke’

Even in a year like this one, which we can imagine will have to be spread across five episodes of Reeling in the Years, things still slow down in s(...)

Dogged charm

In Dog Years I’m DeadNew Theatre ***The trauma of turning 30 provides the thematic trope for this double-hander by debutante playwright Kate Heffernan(...)

 Ger Gilroy photographer at the museum in Croke Park in Dublin. Photograph: Frank Miller

It was the end of an era, as swift as it was unforeseen. Ger Gilroy, unexpectedly thrust into his new role as host of Off The Ball (Newstalk, w(...)