Joy Danker in her shop at the Royal Hibernian Way in Dublin: “My personal interest is in Irish Celtic revival silver”

Joy Danker owns Danker Antiques in the Royal Hibernian Way on Dawson Street in Dublin city centre. It is a leading specialist in antique Irish silver(...)

 Finlay Bealham is tackled by Munster duo Billy Holland and Donnacha Ryan –  the Connacht man’s  technique around the breakdown was magnificent.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

As soon as the final whistle blew I left the Sportsground. I collected my car at The Connacht Hotel and off to Dublin I went to catch a long haul plan(...)

Lindsey Holmes in the kitchen of her house in Sandymount, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Lindsey Holmes established her own public relations consultancy in 1994, and has represented some of the biggest international and home grown talent,(...)

Robin O’Donnell: ‘I am a complete antiques nut and love everything old. Cars would be my weakness’

Robin O’Donnell, chief executive of Hibernian Antiques Fairs, Limerick. I organise some 30 antiques and art fairs at hotel venues throughout Ireland (...)

Hollywood star Tom Cruise: actor is among the high-profile names associated with the Church of Scientology. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Donations to the Church of Scientology in Ireland increased by 76 per cent last year, newly-filed accounts show. The Church of Scientology Mission of(...)

Oireachtas banking inquiry chairman Ciarán Lynch (centre) with committee members on the publication of the final report at Leinster House yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

It started with a minority report, featuring Socialist TD Joe Higgins rather than Hollywood heart-throb Tom Cruise. And it concluded in the audio-vi(...)

The film business has its own eccentricities. Domhnall Gleeson and I are at the Soho Hotel in central London to discuss (among many other things) his (...)

Saoirse Ronan onstage at the 2015 New York Film Critics Circle Awards. Some commenters on social media have decided they don’t like her ‘Dub’ accent. Photograph: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

What sort of accent do you have? Is it exactly the same as the accent you had when you were a teenager? Does it vary, depending on where you are and t(...)

How many likes would a status from the afterlife get? Probably more than your eggs benedict. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Christmas is a bad time to be on social media. The passive aggressive tweeting about family’s shortcomings, the Instagram feed cluttered with over-the(...)

Jose Mourinho has insisted his players were happy to travel to Haifa ahead of tonight’s Champions League fixture against Maccabi Tel-Aviv. Photograph: Afp

José Mourinho has claimed he had no “Graeme Le Saux” in his Chelsea squad as he confirmed none of his players had expressed reluctance to travel to (...)