ActorJohnny Murphy, pictured at the funeral service for Mick Lally in 2010, has died. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The actor Johnny Murphy, best known for his portrayal of Joey “The Lips” Fagan in The Commitments, has died at the age of 72. In addi(...)

The so-called Rhinelander Mansion on Madison Avenue, which houses the Polo Ralph Lauren store, is reportedly to go on the market.

For such an enthusiastic investor in some of the highest-profile shopping streets in the world, Limerick man Aidan Brooks is a pretty low-key guy. He(...)

Property investment company, Iris Reit, generated a pre-tax profit of €30.8 million last year, up from €7.9 million in 2014, on the back of strong re(...)

‘I don’t think “Cyprus Avenue” is a loyalist play. It’s about loyalism,’ says Stephen Rea, who appears in the play at the Abbey Theatre in February 2016. Photograph: Dave Meehan

This is a safe place. Cyprus Avenue, a new play by the Belfast writer David Ireland, begins with gentle reassurance. “Here it’s okay to say anything y(...)

TRADITIONAL MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR: Kevin Burke. A fiddler of virtuosic talent and one of the most influential artists in Irish music

There’s a certain coming of age evident in this year’s TG4 Gradam Ceoil Awards: a recognition of the complexity of contributions that knit the tradit(...)

The computer-generated image of the IWML building shows the bright and expansive reception area

Listed property firm Hibernia Reit and US investor Starwood Capital have arranged a €46.7 million debt facility with Deutsche Bank to fund the develop(...)

The feature in question concerned the sexual politics of high heels

Here at the Society for the Preservation of Gender-specific Third Person Singular Pronouns (SPGsTPSP), we are not opposed to progress. On the contrary(...)

Michelle Morrison (centre) outside the Four Courts with her sister, Laura (left) and her daughter, Claudia for the continuation of a High Court hearing last month. Photograph: Collins Courts

Michelle Morrison will have to pay the costs of her abandoned High Court case over sea views from her Dalkey home against a neighbour, a judge ruled. (...)

North-South relations: “Despite working in and around Leinster House for more than a decade and studying Irish at school, I’m still self-conscious of my pronunciation of the word ‘Dáil’ and even ‘Taoiseach’.”

The humble Nordie settled south of the Border is often misunderstood. At the risk of adding to the stereotype of the “whingeing Northerner”, I think w(...)

Throughout Food Month we will have a daily “Guilty Pleasure” feature where well-known faces share their secret treats, from the delicious to t(...)