On Thursday evening two police officers escaped injury after their car was shot up to eight times by a gunman armed with a military assault rifle in the Rossnareen Avenue area of the city.

The PSNI is working closely with An Garda Síochána in an effort to track the movement of a car used during a gun attack on police in west Bel(...)

Ebano in Ballinteer recently started offering a 75-minute hot oil candle massage for €80.

Over the last 10 months or so, I’ve popped into quite a few Dublin salons to try out an array of treatments. I have my regulars, my spl(...)

Weather fanatic Johnny O’Loughlin (8) from Ennis meets his hero meteorologist Evelyn Cusack. Photograph: Andres Poveda

For those of us who stayed up past our bedtime to watch the Late Late Toy Show this year, we didn’t regret the decision. From rapping fa(...)

Kevin McLaughlin playing for Ireland for the last time, against New Zealand in 2013. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

“I carried the ball into contact again, leading with my shoulder, and was out cold. There was no impact to my head.” Edinburgh against Le(...)

Manfred Eicher: one of the most influential figures in contemporary jazz

Manfred Eicher is leaning over a mixing desk, lost in concentration. Dressed in his trademark grey, white shoulder-length hair hanging down ov(...)

Zapatero’s government introduced a one-stage ‘express’ divorce law. The incidence of divorce jumped from 51,000 divorces in 2004 to 127,000 in 2007, and eventually levelled off at roughly double the 2004 rate. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

During the last divorce referendum, we were told that it was imperative to introduce a right to remarry. It was claimed that here was a g(...)

Former taoiseach Jack Lynch (right), with David Andrews (centre) and Sean Barrett at the official opening of the first multi-denominational school, Dalkey school Project National School, in 1984. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Are the snakes coming back? That was the question posed in 1976 by a nasty, sectarian and anonymous pamphlet circulated in response to the Da(...)

At this year’s Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards, JP Donleavy received a deserved Lifetime Achievement Award. His seminal novel, The Ginger(...)

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Alex White (left) and Niall Greene, chair of Salmon Watch Ireland, at the annual salmon conference in Dublin.

Rights to salmon fishing were enshrined in the Brehon Laws – a uniquely Irish legal system that existed during medieval times. The ancient law allowed(...)

The Cork North Pole Outpost Experience includes a ride on the Elf Express Train from the hidden Elf Station. Photograph: northpolecork.com

I Believe in Santa I Believe in Santa is among the first of the Christmas season events, moving the former Clery’s Santa to a new home in (...)