Textile designer Aoife Mullane and designer Grainne Walley. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Gráinne Walley Designer Walley (21) is a final-year student at NCAD who is applying hand-crochet methods to oversize chunky natural yarns – linen and(...)

A judge has ordered the arrest of a youth facing trial over the Jobstown anti water charges protest last year during which Tánaiste Joan Burton was al(...)

The wreckage of the crashed Cessna on the Carlow-Wexford border. Photograph: Dwane Doran

Verdicts of death by blunt force trauma have been returned by a jury at an inquest in Carlow into the deaths of a pilot and his passenger in a crash(...)

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(...)