Murph's Bistro at the Derragarra Inn, Butlersbridge, County Cavan. Photo: Adrian Donohoe.

There are two scary things outside the Derragarra Inn in the Cavan village of Butlersbridge. The first is a shawled mannequin who stands on the roof (...)

Tommy Hilfiger  with models backstage at his show  during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Park Avenue Armory. Photograph: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Tommy Hilfiger

The lobby of my fancy New York hotel is filled with fashionable people staring at their phones. They are largely dressed in black and have studious e(...)

Glow: Cork’s winter wonderland

From festive music to cracking comedy and atmospheric markets, there is plenty for grown-ups to give themselves some cheer this Christmas. For dram(...)

 Niamh (33), from Tramore, Co Waterford, met Glasgow-born Brendan (34) on a night out in Brisbane where there were both backpacking. He as(...)

Rod Stewart performing at the RDS during a show on June 19th, 2013. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Rod Stewart will play Nowlan Park in Kilkenny next summer. The first major outdoor concert announcement for next summer was made on Friday morning. (...)

The fountains of the Bellagio light up in the middle of the Las Vegas strip

For much of the summer, I flitted in and out of the United States. I revisited some favourite cities and discovered some new ones. I love America m(...)

Songwriter Gerry Goffin poses at the BMI’s 60th annual Pop Music Awards in Beverly Hills, California on  May 15th, 2012. Photograph: Fred Prouser/Reuters

Gerry Goffin, the prolific and multi-dimensional lyricist who with then-wife and songwriting partner Carole King wrote hits such as Will You Love Me T(...)

Documentary award recipient Malik Bendjelloul posed at the annual Directors Guild of America Awards in Los Angeles last year. Bendjelloul died in Stockholm yesterday. Photograph: Phil McCarten/Reuters

Malik Bendjelloul, the director of Oscar-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man, died yesterday evening in the Stockholm area, police said. He wa(...)

Only previously owned by the Beckhams, this silver soft-top has just 8,012 miles on the clock

Football fans and car enthusiasts are being given the chance to Drive it Like Beckham as the superstar’s BMW is listed for sale on Auto Trader.(...)

Sen Catherine Noone at the Oireachtas charity fashion show in support of Motor Neurone Disease Research held in the Shelbourne Hotel.

News has reached us of a distressing episode involving Mattie McGrath, his suitcase and a revolving door. It happened last Thursday week, but n(...)