As he opened his canvas fold-up seat, and squatted down for duty, it struck Vinny Fitzpatrick the fine folk of Clontarf Harriers were not as far-sight(...)

The former Montrose Hotel, on Stiillorgan Road, Dublin, which has been converted into student accommodation. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Students paying for “three- to-four-star hotel standard” accommodation beside University College Dublin will have to spend the first two weeks of t(...)

Counting the cost of college

The cost of college is a shock. Unless you are lucky enough to have wealthy and generous parents, you’ll have to learn to manage on a tight budget,(...)

Paddy Cosgrave: changed name of Dublin event back to Web Summit because, according to his spokeswoman, The Summit is hard to find on Google.

The two protaganists in the row between Web Summit and Summit Series have trod strikingly similar paths.Elliott Bisnow first showed an entrepreneurial(...)

Host Daithí Ó Sé with Dublin Rose Roisin Lyons prepare for the Rose of Tralee Festival. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire
What’s on for the weekend

The Merriman Summer SchoolThe Merriman Summer School continues in Glór, Ennis, Co Clare until Sunday. Emotional Life in Ireland is the theme, and ther(...)

Lucky Jim, Kingsley Amis (1954) A reluctant professor of medieval history in an 1950s English university, Jim Dixon rebels against the pretensio(...)

Ireland’s first chief rabbi  developed a strong relationship with Éamon de Valera. In 1966, a forest near Nazareth was dedicated to Mr de Valera on behalf of Ireland’s Jewish community. Photograph: Rowley

The Republic’s Jewish population has experienced little or no hostility since the latest outbreak of violence in Gaza, the chairman of the Jewish Rep(...)

Actor and artistic director Cathal Quinn, actor Clodagh Nic Gabhann and dancer Megan Kennedy will perform in Everlasting Voices / Guthanna Síoraí, which centres on the work of three Irish Nobel Laureates, Seamus Heaney, WB Yeats and Samuel Beckett. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The poetry of three Irish Nobel laureates will be brought to life this week in a unique show performed in both English and Irish.Everlasting Voices, a(...)

After graduation, Monica Henchy  taught English for a year in Salamanca, which gave her a lifelong love of all things Hispanic.

Monica Henchy, who has died aged 87, was well known through her regular contributions to RTÉ’s Sunday Miscellany to a large nationwide audience. The p(...)

Everlasting Voices

The work of four of Ireland’s Nobel Laureates comes to the Samuel Beckett Theatre in Trinity College next week. Everlasting Voices/ Guthanna Síoraí(...)