David Rawle and Chris O’Dowd in Moone Boy

Moone Boy, the hit comedy series co-written by and starring Chris O’Dowd, unveiled its third season at a special screening in Dublin’s Royal Hospital (...)

Dancing at the Metropole in Dublin in 1968. Photograph:  Kevin McMahon

The way Danny Hughes tells it, the first disco in the country happened like this. It was May 1965, and the 18-year-old was looking for an alternative (...)

Host Graham Norton during filming for “The Graham Norton Show” in London. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

In this autumn-winter autobiography season, two memoirs should leap out to both aspiring broadcasters and anyone even vaguely interested in how on-air(...)

 Graham Norton during filming of the Graham Norton Show for the BBC in  London. Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA

It’s all too easy, and increasingly prevalent, particularly in the biographies of our sporting heroes, to use the stories of their life and times as a(...)

 President Michael D Higgins  has been  awarded the freedom of Limerick by the newly merged local authority.

President Michael D Higgins has said he is humbled to have been made a freeman of Limerick. Almost 1,000 invited guests gathered at a ceremony in the (...)

The Script: Mark Sheehan, Danny O’Donoghue and Glen Power
Sticking with their Script

It is March 2008, and The Script are huddled in a suite at the Herbert Park Hotel in Dublin. They are excited, giddy, unexpectedly chatty. “The last (...)

Lahinch Golf Club: the links course counts Irish rugby captain Paul O’Connell, multi-major winner Phil Mickelson and broadcaster Terry Wogan among its members. Photograph: INPHO/Getty Images

Lahinch Golf Club last year “steadied the ship” as profits jumped 22 per cent to € 355,649. The 122-year-old club recorded a su(...)

President Michael D Higgins: accompanies by group of key officials and dignatories. Photograph: Alan Betson

At least eight key Government advisors and senior civil servants attended last week’s royal banquet at Windsor Castle for the (...)

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore , Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London greeting President Michael D. Higgins, on his arrival at a Youth Workshop at City Hall  in London earlier today. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ireland and the United Kingdom can enjoy a era of “boundless possibilities”, President Michael Higgins has said on the back of political change tha(...)

 President Michael D  Higgins and his wife Sabina with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip before the banquet  at Windsor Castle. Photograph: Alan Betson.

Britain and Ireland shall “no longer allow our past to ensnare our future”, Queen Elizabeth said last night. In an addr(...)