Alex Butler from Middleton,  Co Cork won the  Best Dressed Lady prize at the Galway Races. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

East Cork native Alex Butler has won the Best Dressed Lady title at this year’s Galway Races at Ballybrit. Ms Butler from Ballyedmond, Midleton, won(...)

 Ms Justice Elizabeth Dunne who sat as part of the first all-woman Supreme court yesterday. The other judges were the Chief Justice, Ms Justice Susan Denham, and  Ms Justice Mary Laffoy. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

Both the Irish Human Rights Commission and the Equality Authority have secured permission from the Supreme Court to make arguments in a landmark appea(...)

Some of the 1,693 Irish dancers including members of the current Riverdance troupe along the banks of the River Liffey during their successfull Guinness World Record  attempt for the most number dancers performing Riverdance at the one time. The dancers lined the North and South Quays while also crossing the Samuel Beckett Bridge. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

After a quick wave to dancers on the Liffey’s north bank Riverdance’s Jean Butler was off hopping once again as she led more than 1,600 Irish dancer’s(...)