Numb: Diary of a War Correspondent. Published by Liberties Press. Ghostwritten by Louis La Roc, pseudonym for former Fermoy solicitor Colin Carroll.

The “memoir” of a British war correspondent who purportedly committed rape, murder and other crimes before dying last year was initially written sever(...)

“I do think we will be living in Gorse Hill next year otherwise we wouldn’t be taking our cases,” Blake O Donnell, son of solicitor Brian O’Donnell. Pic: Collins Courts

Blake O’Donnell, whose family is fighting eviction from Gorse Hill in Killiney, has said he is confident they will still be living in their south Dub(...)

Abducted: April Jones, whose parents, Coral and Mark, told Ryan Tubridy about their ordeal. Photograph: Dyfed-Powys Police/PA Wire

Stalin’s adage about one death being a tragedy but a million being a statistic may be callous, but when it comes to the intimately scaled medium of(...)

Simon Higgins of Fighter Food

Restaurant-standard meals to order Simon and Lucy Higgins, who are brother and sister and are both chefs, run their family’s three food business(...)

Talk radio and the listeners

Sir, – RTÉ is to be admired for trying to keep Radio 1 as a station open to all. To do this, it has settled on the chat show as a flexible form. It c(...)

Vogue Williams steps in as ‘Jen of the Week’ on RTÉ Two’s ‘Republic of Telly’. The comedy show’s first Snapchat was an attention-grabbing video of Williams sitting on the toilet.

For the latest – and bravest – in Irish media and marketing digital innovations, look no further than the nominations in the Best Experimental Format (...)

File image of  Charlie Marks. Photograph: Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

A former consultant neurosurgeon at Cork University Hospital has been found guilty of poor professional performance at a Medical Council fitness to(...)

Talks on pay between the Government and public sector unions are due to get underway shortly, with unions seeking the full restoration of pay cuts imposed on their members since 2009. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The full restoration of public service pay rates which were cut during the economic crisis is possible but only in the context of full employment, (...)

Geraldine Kennedy, former editor of The Irish Times, will  present with the Mary Cummins Award at the Women in Media event. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

The third Women in Media conference is this year inviting men to discuss the common challenges and issues that they both face working in the media and(...)

Hyperactively chirpy: Derek Mooney

Having departed the daytime schedules, Derek Mooney can now be found on the nocturnal airwaves, hosting a new show devoted to his trademark enthusiasm(...)