The high priest of Co Mayo

Heading whesht to Mayo for the Westport Festival of Music and Food, I was a bit apprehensive. Not only had we been spoiled by the bash in Ballinlough,(...)

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I was turned inside out by #Conservatory at the Peacock last night. A perfect play. Go and see it while you can. @m_r_west — Selina Guinn(...)

Anglo kept three lists of politically exposed persons  or high-profile persons  to ensure it did not offer nor could be perceived to have offered special treatment. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The list of “sensitive” borrowers who were clients of Anglo Irish Bank or Irish Nationwide range from billionaires to bankrupts, demonstrating just ho(...)

Shane Filan: You and Me

Always the most likely to pursue a post-Westlife career, Shane Filan’s solo debut certainly has the big name songwriting teams behind it – but his man(...)

Haley O’Sullivan from Texas is the 2013 Rose of Tralee. Photograph: Domnick Walsh.

Last night 25-year old Texas Rose Haley O’Sullivan was crowned the 2013 Rose of Tralee. The instigator of an outbreak of Harlem Shaking on the (...)

B y Shane Filan’s estimation, he’s been interviewed about 10,000 times. Ballpark. That happens when you’ve sold 44 million records with Westlife. Pops(...)

X Factor judge Louis Walsh’s entertainment firm slipped into the red last year to record a loss of €53,234.Figures just lodged with the Companies Regi(...)

 Shane Filan: payment estimated at  between €476,400 and €595,500. Photograph: Cathal Burke/VIPIreland.com

Former Westlife member Shane Filan is to end up empty handed from a €2.382 million windfall that is to be shared amongst former Westlife members, shar(...)

Nothing’s fur ever: Dionne Warwick in 1960. Photograph: Tony Russell/Redferns

As Wilkins Micawber says in David Copperfield : “Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen pounds nineteen and six, result happiness(...)