The Australian singer-songwriter’s debut album has been a long time coming. After an uncomfortable spell in the Australian Idol limelight as a tee(...)

 A child at his apartment window, in the unfinished estate of Belmayne, Dublin in 2011. Photo FRAN VEALE

Earlier this year, myself and another colleague from the planning department of Dublin City Council were called in by the management and told that the(...)

The ‘Housing and Ireland’s Older Population’ report found scope for  alleviating the housing shortage by incentivising older people to move out of houses that were too big for their needs

Elder-rights groups have criticised an ESRI report on Housing and Ireland’s Older Population, claiming it is “punishing older people” for a lack of so(...)

Digging the Scene: Joel Coen,Ethan Coen, Josh Brolin and George Clooney on the set of Hail, Caesar!

You can put away that dressing gown. Remember those reports from late last year suggesting that shooting had begun on The Big Lebowski 2? Remember ho(...)

A pre-election survey by the charity Alone has found “poor health” is the primary worry of older people. Respondents were specifically concerned about(...)

Irish people are most afraid of worsening health and having no money as they grow older, according to a new survey by Alone. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Irish people are most afraid of worsening health and having no money as they grow older, according to a new survey released on Thursday. The Alone o(...)

Candidates who agree to advocate for the alliance’s agenda will be profiled on websites of the campaign groups

The next government needs a cabinet minister for older people to deal with problems posed by an ageing population, advocacy groups have said. Launchi(...)

Do you need a digital detox from the constant stream of texts, emails, notifications and reminders on our mobiles or tablets? Time for a game of chess instead?

As we move into a new year, it’s time for reflecting on the way we live our lives and wondering if and how we can make improvements. Often, we promise(...)

The Trocaire charity puts 91 cent of every €1 donated towards its charitable work. Photograph: Kim Haughton

If giving to charity was on your agenda over the festive season, you may wonder how much of your donation ended up going to your worthy cause. It’s(...)

In a time when DVDs are more likely to be gathering dust in your living room than being used, there’s one subgenre of discs that often survives a cul(...)