You may not have heard of R. City, but you’ll certainly know their songs. Writing and production duo Theron and Timothy Thomas are respons(...)

Millennial compass point:   Lady Gaga. Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

Hear the word “millennial”, and plenty of images spring to mind. There’s Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, in his hoodie, earning his first billion by the a(...)

Officials announced that 38 members of Pi Delta Psi fraternity at Baruch College in Manhattan had been criminally charged for their participation in the “brutal” 2013 ritual which left Chun Deng dead

The death of a 19-year-old student at a New York university has shone a light on a ritual known as the “glass ceiling”. Young people pledging to join (...)

Miley Cyrus has released her new album for free online.

Track of the week: New Obsession by Frankie We’re obsessed ourselves with this pop confection, in which Frankie shouts out her crushes, asking (...)

For an employee “the journey” may  make change inevitable.  Photograph: Getty Images

In my first job that did not involve beer or sliced ham, I worked in the corporate affairs department of a pharmaceutical company. One day some consul(...)

Stacy Barthe’s credentials have resided in the footnotes. The songwriter’s work for Rihanna, Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus, Bran(...)

1 Bill Murray does not think Bruce Willis is a “jackass”. In a surprise appearance, Bill Murray opens the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con. T(...)

The Leaving Cert diarists from Adamstown Community School: Evelina Siaulyte, Natalia Staroscinska, Henry Kareem, Muntaz Rostam, Emily Kane, Keith Coffey. Photograph: DAVE MEEHAN 3:55

It was to be a model town. Adamstown, at the edge of the Dublin-Kildare border, was hailed as a well-planned new community where families and young p(...)

We’re chaperoning Honor on her first actual date. For South Dublin parents, it’s one of those landmork days in your daughter’s life, like her first visit to the orthodontist, or the first time she arrives home from studying in a friend’s house with the faint smell of spirits off her breath.

From the moment Sorcha walks through the front door, I know that something is wrong. I haven’t seen her face so drained of colour since Brown Thoma(...)

 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Ringo Starr and Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day perform with Sir Paul McCartney and Gary Clark Jr onstage during the 2015 ceremony. Photograph: Mike Coppola/Getty Images

Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist - the last of the four bandmates to earn the(...)