Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, Sarajevo

Nestled in a valley on either side of the river Miljacka, Sarajevo isn’t known as the “Jerusalem of Europe” for nothing. In its more harmonious past t(...)

Macnas presents its pop-up theatre spectacle on 6th Street in Austin, Texas sponsored by IDA Ireland during SXSW

The Taoiseach may not have been present at this year’s South By SouthWest (SxSW) Interactive festival but the Queen of Ireland was an appropriate sub(...)

The annual St Patrick’s Day celebrations in New York. While the big US cities have been vital centres for promoting Ireland on March 17th, other locations have come to the fore of late. Photograph: Jon Levy/AFP/Getty

With 140,000 people employed directly by US firms here, encouraging US inward investment has been a policy imperative for successive Irish governments(...)

Dublin Bus: A mid-length journey cash fare that cost €1.60 five years ago now costs €2.70, an increase of almost 70 per cent. Photograph: Cyril Byrne Photograph: Cyril Byrne Dublin Bus jobs loss. Jan16th-08

There is a guy on my bus route who thinks he is Elvis. Or rather, there is a Dublin Bus driver who occasionally drives a route I sometimes take to wo(...)

US president Barack Obama: will address the South by Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas which will be attended by several Irish start-ups.  Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

US president Barack Obama is to speak at the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) festival in Texas, conference organisers have said. A number of I(...)

Minister for the Arts Heather Humpheys on Culture Night. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

When it comes to pre-election arts policies, most political parties speak in hypotheticals. It’s one thing to come up with a neat-sounding idea for a(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan said: “The foreign secretary knows where we stand in terms of our wish for the UK to remain in the EU.”  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has urged Irish businesses to play a part in persuading Britain to remain in the European Union. Speakin(...)

Major Easter Rising commemorations in Dublin city centre in April 2006 for the event’s 90th anniversary. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Some €48 million has been allocated to complete the Ireland 2016 Easter Rising commemoration programme. Most of the money, some €31 million, will be (...)

The Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has announced a 12 per cent increase in its budget for 2016, up to €310 million. The Arts Council (...)

Wicklow film maker Simon Fitzmaurice at  the international festival premiere of his first feature film My Name is Emily at the Toronto Film Festival.

Wicklow film maker Simon Fitzmaurice has attended the international festival premiere of his first feature film My Name is Emily at the Toronto Fil(...)