Tommy Tiernan, who was perfectly paired with Kevin Barry. Photograph: Nuala Grogan

With a line-up that includes interviews with an array of acclaimed authors, and workshops on publishing and the craft of the short story, there is (...)

“What makes us stand out from the rest is that we offer stock that nobody else has. We have to be doing something different”:   Jimmy Redmond of Redmonds off-licence in Ranelagh

There’s been a Redmonds on Ranelagh Road in Dublin 6, near the triangle, since 1943. It was originally a grocery, run by Mary and Jim Redmond. “Eve(...)

Actor Brendan Gleeson signs autographs at the ‘Calvary’ premiere during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival earlier this month. Photograph: Getty

John Butler’s comedy The Stag and John Michael McDonagh’s state-of-the-nation piece Calvary have topped the charts in the nominations for the upcom(...)

Inez Flynn from Whyte's Auctioneers with an origional recording of a young and unknown Elvis Presley from July 5th, 1954. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A pop and rock memorabilia auction in Dublin at the weekend includes rare acetate and vinyl records, autographs, photographs and other items f(...)