Running coach Mary Jennings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Its quite simple: if you are out of breath, you are going too fast. Pace yourelf. That’s the advice to anyone who begins running, from fitness expert (...)

Michael Flatley and  Taoiseach Enda Kenny pose beside one of Flatley’s paintings. Photograph: Brian McEvoy.

Paintings by Michael Flatley have generated sales of more than €1 million since the former dancer’s debut exhibition in London last month. The origi(...)

 Firedance, an artwork by dancer Michael Flatley. Flatley is set to enter the global art market with a selling exhibition in London. 3:12

  Michael Flatley, the dancer who has embarked on a new career as a painter, is to offer 25 pictures for sale in London at prices ranging (...)

Former Goldman Sachs managing director Jason Lee chose to be tried by a New York state judge on charges that he raped an Irish student at a rental home in  Long Island  almost two years ago

A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc managing director accused of raping an Irish student at his beach house on New York’s Long Island is hoping a judge(...)

Heather Finn, the daughter of two well-known Galway figures, musician Alec Finn and artist Leonie Leslie, continues to draw her inspiration from he(...)

A New York state of mind
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‘P eople always ask me who the biggest diva, the meanest or the coolest star is, but I don’t even think like that,” says Dubliner Nicola Parish, who l(...)

Trainer Willie Mullins and jockey Paul Townend will be hoping Drive Time can make up for last year’s disappointment

Paul Townend and Drive Time have vastly different experiences of the Guinness Galway Hurdle but together they can land Irish jump racing’s most lucrat(...)

Sometimes, observes Michael Horstmann, you dream when you are running. So for him city running tours, like the ones he organises in Berlin, are lik(...)

Gardai at the scene where Zelvys was shot at Greenogue industrial estate. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Three people have been arrested in connection with the murder of Lithuanian criminal Gintaras Zelvys two weeks ago. Zelvys (41) was shot(...)

A tearful  Ronan O’Gara after Munster’s Heineken Cup semi-final defeat to Clermont last Saturday. Photograph: Inpho

Ronan O’Gara’s tearful lap of the pitch with his son Rua last weekend after Munster made their exit from the Heineken Cu(...)