Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Celtic manager Ronny Deila starts his second season in charge at Celtic Par. Photograph: PA.

Scottish football does not exactly celebrate diminishing standards but it has been forced to accept them. Inverness enjoyed the finest season of the(...)

Suzanne Burke, Athenry, Caithríona King, Cotofin, and Cathy Dillon, Athrenry, at the Galway Races on Tuesday evening. Photograph: The Irish Times

The big race on day two at Galway was won, interestingly, by a filly called Hint of a Tint. In certain west of Ireland accents, a tint is temporary re(...)

Patrick O’Donoghue in the RTÉ series The Gleneagle. Photograph: RTÉ

In Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart’s Rick famously complains: “Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.” And of all t(...)

To “drop in” is the new phrase for turning off technology and being one with yourself and nature. It’s reminiscent of that 1960s motto “Turn on, tune (...)

Sean Mulryan is known for throwing lavish boomtime parties, the hiatus on which appears to have been lifted in recent times. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Sean Mulryan is the epitome of the Celtic Tiger-era developers who dominated the Irish business community during the boom. When the crash came, Mr Mu(...)

Jurys Hotel in Ballsbridge pictured in 2005. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

Ulster Bank has chosen a consortium including Joe O’Reilly’s Chartered Land as the preferred bidder for the Ballsbridge hotel sites that were acqui(...)

Nassau House, a five-storey retail and office block with shops fronting on to Nassau Street and Dawson Street, Dublin. Photograph: Sara Freund

A substantial retail and office building in Dublin’s south city centre has been offered for sale privately to a number of leading development and inve(...)

New Celtic striked Nadir Ciftci has been handed a six match ban for biting while playing for Dundee United against Dundee on the final game of last season. Photograph: Getty

Celtic striker Nadir Ciftci will miss the first six games of the domestic season after being found guilty of a biting offence. The summer signing from(...)

Dundalk players celebrate David McMillan’s goal in Belarus. Photograph: Ciaran Culligan/Inpho

If Dundalk can overcome BATE Borisov on Wednesday and advance to the third qualifying round of the Champions League they will face a trip to either Wa(...)