The scene outside St Stephens’s Green shopping centre where One Direction fans queued overnight for tickets. Photograph: Ciarán D’Arcy/The Irish Times

Tickets for One Direction’s much-anticipated return to Dublin next October sold out within 15 minutes today, as concert promoters MCD announced an ext(...)

Bridget Hayes, Annemarie Morey, Megan O’Brien and Karen O’Brien queueing for One Direction tickets outside Eason’s shop at Thurles Shopping Centre, Co Tipperary. The queue started at 5.30pm yesterday. Photograph: Damian Cullen

Thousands of “directioners” are expected to brave cold weather conditions over the coming hours to queue for tickets due to go on sale at 9am this mor(...)

Niall Horan of One Direction performing in the O2 Arena in 2012. The band will be back in Dublin later this month. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times 1:50

Young people and their guardians attending the upcoming One Direction concerts in Croke Park have been urged not to start queuing days before the gigs(...)

Sarah Ryan’s drawing of Jennifer Lawrence.

A 16-year-old self-taught artist who has been selling her celebrity portraits online as part of a transition-year project is to have an exhibit(...)

Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Harry Styles attend the world premiere of “One Direction: This Is Us” at the Ziegfeld Theater on August 26, 2013 in New York City. Photograph: Larry Busacca/Getty Images

They may have sold more than 10 million albums, shifted twice as many singles, and have a combined personal wealth of £25 million (according to the Su(...)