Lifetime Achievement Award winner Brendan OCarroll  at the Ifta Gala Television Awards 2015. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Brendan O’Carroll was among the big winners at this year’s Ifta Gala Television Awards held last night (Thurs), when he received a Lifetime Achievemen(...)

Lee Gibson (10) from Ringaskiddy, Co Cork, with his mum, Aileen  outside the Four Courts after the High Court approved an interim payment of €2 million for Lee. Photograph: Courts Collins

A boy alleged to have suffered brain damage during his birth at a Cork hospital has settled his action against the HSE on terms including an interim p(...)

It is the most frequently used word in everyday language but remains repugnant in ever decreasing circles. There, where one dares not speak its nam(...)

Bright Light Studio Fermoy Dance School with Luxe dancing at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Cork City. Photograph: Clare Keogh 1:51

DUBLIN Many native Dubliners are ambivalent about the St Patrick’s Day parade. Many have seen it so many times before. Others associate(...)

You have to admire the chutzpah of the welcome. As he’s leading the way up the stairs, the Scottish wine bar guy has asked whether it’s a first vis(...)

The Late Late Toy Show was Ireland’s most watched programme last year with an  average audience of 1,594,000.

A programme about toys presented by a man wearing a silly jumper topped the list of Ireland’s most-watched programmes in 2014. The Late Late Toy Show (...)

Ian Lewis, director of Sky Movies, and Spider Man ready to race to the rescue

In the age of on-demand services, “is there anything on Sky Movies Premiere tonight?” is beginning to sound like an odd question. Less than hal(...)

Judging panel at Savills event including Paul McNeive as Bono and Ronan O’Hara as Louis Walsh.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney

The great and the good of Ireland’s property industry assembled last week for a rocking night in support of a brilliant fundraising initiative by Savi(...)

Peggy Mangan went missing missing from her home while walking her dog Casper on September 24 last year. Her disappearance was the subject of huge publicity

Pensioner Peggy Mangan died from hypothermia having walked for 23 kilometres with her dog after going missing from her Dublin home, an inquest has he(...)

Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper) in Guardians of the Galaxy. Yes, he's a raccoon

You there. Down the back. Sit up straight. You’ll ruin your innards. Last lesson, we were speaking about the Great Anglophone Divide (GAD), and how th(...)