Enjoy a tour of the Aviva Stadium.

There may be hardly a minute to spare as we hurtle towards December 25th but, as soon as the turkey and ham are digested, it will be a different st(...)

David Collins: his friendship with Madonna  is recalled in two photographic prints, dated 2006, by Steven Klein titled Madonna Rides Again. Photograph: Luke White/The Interior Archive
All in good taste

David Collins wasn’t the first – and won’t be the last – star of the Irish Diaspora celebrated overseas and virtually ignored at home. The Dublin-b(...)

Kevin McGee viewing ‘Efforts & Ideals; Prints from The First World War’ at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Parnell Square, Dublin as part of Dublin Festival of History, 2014. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

The late princess Diana’s brother Charles Spencer is to appear at the Dublin Festival of History tomorrow night. Earl Spencer has written a book abou(...)

Quantified self consultant and “mindful cyborg” Chris Dancy  believes if we “make the data work for us” we can become better people

Once upon a time there was an evil overlord known as the internet. The internet commanded an army of iPhones that enslaved humanity by unleashing an i(...)

‘The Tuam Home was, according to the Ryan Report, established in 1925 by the local county council. The council, presumably moved by similar benevolent motives, invited in the Bon Secours Sisters to run it.’ Above, the site of a grave for children who died in the Tuam mother and baby home. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

‘Unwed mothers and their infants were an affront to morality. They were spurned and ostracised both by the public relief and charitable institutions.”(...)

Game of Thrones Series 4: only 9,000 Sky Atlantic viewers in the UK were sufficiently die-hard to watch it at 2am

The Hound orders some chicken. Dennis Taylor pots the black. Ellen DeGeneres organises a Hollywood selfie. These “events” have one thing in common:(...)

Undated file photo of Diana, Princess of Wales as former News of the World reporter Clive Goodman has told the phone hacking trial at the Old Bailey that she leaked royal directories to him. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

The former royal editor of Rupert Murdoch’s now defunct British tabloid the News of the World told a court today the late Princess Diana had g(...)

An inquiry into the deaths of Diana Princess of Wales and Dodi Fayed (pictured) and driver Henri Paul has found no evidence that they were murdered. Photograph: PA/PA Wire.

The SAS was not involved in the deaths of Diana, Princess of Wales, and Dodi Fayed, Scotland Yard has said.It emerged in August that the police were l(...)

It is particularly important that our children absorb some of his message and the significance of his passing. Photograph: AP

Ten to ten on Thursday night, December 5th, 2013, will be one of those moments we will remember where we were when we heard the news. The death of Ma(...)

Lee Harvey Oswald. “The sad preponderance of other lone nuts with guns may  have helped sway opinions. Barely a week goes by without some maniac causing unimaginable tragedy for no good reason. The theory that great conspiracies must surround significant crimes no longer carries quite so much weight.” Photograph: Reuters

Why has so little been said about the 50th anniversary of John F Kennedy’s assassination? Yes, there have been 20 or 30 documentaries on the telly. Tr(...)