Massive Attack

British trip hop pioneers Massive Attack have announced an extensive run of headline European shows, starting with a concert in Dublin’s Olympia Theat(...)

Pope Francis looks at the Statue of Liberty during his US trip. Photograph: Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters

The likelihood of a papal visit to Ireland and the World Meeting of Families due to be held in Dublin in 2018 will be discussed at the Synod of Bishop(...)

Joan Collins TD: Due in court in November. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

United Left Alliance TD Joan Collins has been summonsed to appear in court charged with alleged public order offences at an anti-water charge protest (...)

The remains of Commandant Thomas Kent before the remains are carried into St. Nicholas’ church, Castlelyons, Co Cork by Defence Forces Pall Bearers followed by Nora Riordan (grand niece), Kathleen Kent (niece), Prudence Riordan (niece) and Michael Riordan (grand nephew) during the reinternment state funeral.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The State funeral of Thomas Kent has taken place 99 years after his execution following the Easter Rising. Thousands of people lined the route from Co(...)

Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald said  refugees would start arriving in groups of 50 or 100 within weeks, with more coming before the end of the year. Photograph: Merrion Street

Ireland is to accept at least 2,900 more refugees and migrants fleeing to Europe’s borders. The increase coupled with existing commitments takes the t(...)

Jamaican ska and reggae trombonist Rico Rodriguez photographed in Paris in 1980. Photograph: Chalkie Davies/Getty Images

Rico Rodriguez, the trombonist and composer who performed with renowned ska revival band The Specials, has died aged 80. His death was announce(...)

Jake Hanrahan, Mohammed Ismael Rasool   and Philip Pendlebury have reportedly been moved to a high-security prison.

Three Vice News journalists accused in Turkey of terrorism have been moved to a high-security prison, the online news agency has reported. The men, wh(...)

Paris might be best known for landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower and the 12th-century Notre-Dame cathedral, but for some 600,000 visitors each year a (...)

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It seems the owner of the @alphabet twitter handle was taken as much by suprise as the rest of the world when Google announced its name-change on Mond(...)

This  satellite image shows the far side of the moon as it crosses between the DSCOVR spacecraft and Earth. Photograph: Nasa 0:28

Nasa has released a stunning animation showing a unique view of the moon as it was photographed last month passing between the sunlit side of Earth an(...)