New Year’s Eve fireworks go off in Sydney Harbour, December 31st, 2015. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/EPA

Still deciding how to ring in 2016? There are plenty of celebrations taking place around Ireland on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day for all ages, fr(...)

Members of Macnas performance group in Temple Bar, Dublin, during ’the Summoning’, part of last year’s Bram Stoker Festival. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

From Bram Stoker to personal wellbeing to all that jazz, there’s a range of enticing events on nationwide this Halloween bank holiday weekend. The 15(...)

Since releasing his 2011 debut, Ryan Sheridan has all but managed to shake off the “glorified busker” tag and has became a solid fixture on th(...)

 CoderDojo:  Ireland’s young coders are set to battle it out this weekend to win the title of CoderDojo Coolest Project.   Photograph: Eric Luke

The best and brightest of Ireland’s young coders are set to battle it out this weekend to win the title of CoderDojo Coolest Project. The projects cov(...)

The Strypes will perform at the New Year’s Eve concert in Dublin’s College Green along with Ryan Sheridan, MKS and headliners Madness. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dublin and Limerick will be the centrepiece locations for tomorrow night’s New Year’s Eve celebrations. The capital will hope to solidify its growing (...)

Dublin fans celebrate in Merrion Square Dublin where Dublin City Council held a reception for the Dublin All Ireland football champions. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Dubs’ homecoming party took place just up the road from the National Maternity Hospital, where many’s a nervous father has paced the floors over t(...)

 President Michael D Higgins is welcomed to the Young Social Innovators 2012 Awards by students and awards founder  Sr Stanislaus Kennedy. Photograph: Alan Betson

took top honours at the Young Social Innovators of the Year awards announced in Dublin yesterday. Students from Eureka secondary school,(...)

There’d be more hope of banging out some algebra classics on an abacus made of live eels and mussels than trying to count every festival happen(...)

Voice of Ireland winner Keith Hanley celebrates with fellow contestants after hearing the final result last night. Photograph: Kyran O’Brien/KOBPIX

RTÉ’s talent contest The Voice of Ireland has been won by Cork teenager Keith Hanley. (...)