Gay Byrne’s interview with Stephen Fry on “The Meaning of Life” notched up 6.6 million views

The marriage equality referendum, the Late Late Toy Show and Gay Byrne’s interview with Stephen Fry were among the biggest drivers of traffic to RTÉ’s(...)

 Soundwave founders Brendan O’Driscoll, Craig Watson and Aidan Sliney.

Music streaming company Spotify has bought Irish startup Soundwave for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will see the music analytics firm integrat(...)

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has paid tribute to ‘magnificent actor’ Alan Rickman on his death. Photograph: Jas Lehal/Files/Reuters

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has paid tribute to “magnificent actor” Alan Rickman on his death aged 69. “There are no words to express how shocke(...)

In 1950, New Yorker television critic Philip Hamburger wrote about a new programme called Candid Camera, in which members of the public were gently p(...)

Caitlyn Jenner as she appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine. Photograph: Annie Leibovitz/Vanity Fair/Handout via Reuters

Ghastly, ghastly last year is over. Let’s cheer ourselves up by saying goodbye to 10 moments of high baloney from the previous 12 months. It’s the fi(...)

Colin Farrell in The Lobster, a film by Yorgos Lanthimos

Six Irish films are to play at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah next month. It had already been announced that Rebecca Daly’s Mammal, a(...)

 Katie Holly at her three-bedroom home on Wolseley Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Amid the current debate about the under-representation of women in Irish film and theatre, producer Katie Holly is breaking all the rules. Havi(...)

Leonard Rossiter who played the title character in the TV adaptations of David Nobbs’s Reginald Perrin noveks. Photograoh: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Comedy writer David Nobbs, best known for creating the television character Reginald Perrin, has died. The 80-year-old from North Yorkshire also cont(...)

The Honduran people are warm and open, but living in a climate of violence and intimidation has taken its toll

Waking up in a hotel in San Pedro Sula, said to be the most dangerous city in the world, is much like waking up in any other city – until you read (...)

Singer Miley Cyrus tweeted in response to the same-sex marriage referendum result: ‘Fuck yeah Ireland!’ Photograph: George Pimentel/Getty Images

Celebrities around the world were quick to voice their support for people of Ireland voting to legalise same-sex marriage. The State has become the fi(...)