Bryan Keane (69) and Paul Smith (58) died when their Cessna 172 crashed on the Carlow-Wexford border in May. Photograph: Karl Dickman/Wikimedia Commons

A preliminary report into a fatal plane crash in the Blackstairs Mountains in May has said weather conditions in the area may have led to “poor visibi(...)

Spending on household goods increased by 8.4 per cent in May compared to the same month in 2014

Spending by consumers in Ireland rose by 4 per cent in May compared to the same month a year earlier but was down 0.3 per cent against April, accordin(...)

Niloo Sarafan and Conor McGreevy on their wedding day

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

From left, Hilton Edwards and Micheál Mac Liammóir, the Gate’s founding co-directors and partners, provided the event’s first focus

The relationship between theatre and academia is somewhere between an intimate appreciation and an endearingly awkward encounter. One is attractive(...)

The EBS  company headquarters in Dublin. The banking inquiry has heard that the company did not consult its auditors on its move into commercial and development property lending. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Educational Building Society (EBS) auditors were not consulted about the financial institution’s move into commercial and development property lendin(...)

Spending in hotels, restaurants and bars was up 6.1 per cent while consumers also spent 4.7 per cent more on recreation and culture with transport and communication spending climbing by 4.4 per cent and health and education going up by 1.9 per cent. also benefited from the upswing in the economy, with both categories showing positive growth.

Irish consumers are growing in confidence and have started spending money again according to a new barometer which measures spending across eight key (...)

Andrew Rudd: a chef, event organiser, author, TV and radio presenter, his three-piece suit  is €680 and shirt €120, both  from Reiss. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Andrew Rudd Rudd (40, above) is a chef, event organiser, author, TV and radio presenter. “I tend to wear waistcoats quite a bit with jeans, a n(...)

A video has been released which appears to show Wayne Rooney being knocked out cold by former team mate Phil Bardsley. Photograph: Reuters

A video has been released which appears to show England captain Wayne Rooney being knocked out cold by his former team-mate Phil Bardsley in a sparrin(...)

Gennady Golovkin earned his 29th knockout after he stopped Martin Murray in the 11th in Monte Carlo. (Photograph: REUTERS/Eric Gaillard)

Martin Murray’s quest for a world title at the third time of asking ended in disappointment but not embarrassment when he suffered an 11th-round stopp(...)

Neither musician is exactly a household name, but this collaboration of Paul Smith (Maximo Park) and Peter Brewis (Field Music) is intriguing.(...)