Caitlin Moran’s new book  How to Build a Girl is about the uncertainties experienced by girls growing up. 3:43

Caitlin Moran has described how the teenage protagonist of her new book How to Build a Girl is based on fellow writer Julie Burchill and is someone(...)

Gordon D’Arcy: “How do you tell someone now not to play when something could go wrong or may not go wrong in the future? Statistically it’s going to affect somebody down the line, you just kind of hope you’re not one of those statistics.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Rugby player Gordon D’Arcy has discussed the risks involved in modern rugby especially those associated with concussion but admits it is difficult (...)

Former Irish Times editor Geraldine Kennedy is among the speakers at Women in Media

A conference celebrating the success of women in Irish media will take place in Kerry this weekend. Women in Media aims to provide an important(...)

Sarah O’Connell (4) at the Launch of National Giving Week. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Today marks the beginning of Philanthropy Ireland’s National Giving Week, which organisers hope will spark debate and discussion on the relevance of p(...)

Gordon Snell (left), husband of Maeve Binchy, with Roisin Ingle and Denis Staunton of The Irish Times at the book launch last night. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The best way to get to know Maeve Binchy was simply to read her reports in The Irish Times, the newspaper’s Literary Editor, Fintan O’Toole, said last(...)

Björk on the main stage at Electric Picnic Festival Stradbally Co Laois.Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons /The Irish Times

Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand and The Knife are among the acts that will bring the 10th installment of the Electric Picnic to a close in Co Laois (...)

A file image of broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan, who was presented with the inaugural Mary Cummins Award for Outstanding Achievement in Media. Photograph: The Irish Times

Hell was mentioned twice this last weekend in Ballybunion, Co Kerry, where the inaugural Women in Media event was held. It was first evoked by Sinn(...)