Sally Mulready is a former resident of a mother and baby home on the Navan Road, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Sally Mulready, the London- based Irish community campaigner, has welcomed an inquiry into Ireland’s mother and baby homes and has sought a meeting(...)

Sean Moncrieff: an accomplished radio performer who flirts with flippancy.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

He has a reputation as an erudite and informed chap, so it comes as something of a surprise to hear Sean Moncrieff (Newstalk, weekdays) suddenl(...)

Food lovers are in for a treat at the West Waterford Festival of Food in Dungarvan this weekend.  Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Rugby: Ulster v Connacht Connacht travel to Ravenshill tonight with (...)

Former Irish Times editor Geraldine Kennedy is among the speakers at Women in Media

A conference celebrating the success of women in Irish media will take place in Kerry this weekend. Women in Media aims to provide an important(...)

Ray Nolan: didn’t hold back on Wednesday at the Investec conference in the Convention Centre Dublin

Tech entrepreneur Ray Nolan didn’t hold back on Wednesday at the Investec conference in the Convention Centre Dublin, which was packed with abo(...)

For anyone with an aversion to boybands, it is a cruel irony. After their seemingly endless domination of radio playlists, Westlife’s break-up (...)

Dublin archbishop Diarmuid Martin said the same-sex marriage debate in Ireland had got off to ‘a bad start’.

Archbishop of Dublin Dr Diarmuid Martin has said that some people in the Catholic Church may be homophobicSpeaking on the RTÉ’s This Week programme to(...)

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield speaking at the Convention Centre Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland’s new tourism ambassador, Cdr Chris Hadfield, has seen more of his adopted country than any Irish person has. Sixteen times a day for five mon(...)

 The Second Captains team, from left: Simon Hick, Ciaran Murphy, Ken Early, Eoin McDevitt and Mark Horgan, Malachy Logan, sports editor of The Irish Times (centre left) and Malachy Clerkin, sports reporter (extreme right). The team’s sudden departure from Newstalk’s Off the Ball programme was one the biggest talking points in Irish radio this year. Photograph: Dave Meehan

In a year when Irish radio went through more upheaval than in the previous three combined, one sudden exit stands out, one that left a station bereft (...)

The Soulful in The Sugar Club, Dublin. Photograph: Dylan Madden

Singing in unison has a kind of magic that connects us all. You can’t be mad at a choir. One of the biggest advocates of choirs is longtime chorister (...)