Bus Éireann chief executive Martin Nolan said if the Government wanted smaller towns and villages on commercial routes to be serviced, it would have to pay a subsidy. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Planned cuts to some of Bus Éireann’s rural routes have been condemned by farm groups and organisations of rural and older people. The national bus se(...)

Senator Marie Louise O’Donnell with Patsy McPhillips and other members of the Men’s Shed Monaghan at Leinster House, Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Fifteen members of the Men’s Shed Monaghan visited Leinster House yesterday and highlighted the growing phenomenon in Ireland, where there are now som(...)

Brian Eno: his work focuses on the avoidance of cliche and short-circuits of understanding.

‘If you sit in Hyde Park just far enough away from the traffic so that you don’t perceive any of its specific details, you just hear the average of th(...)