How many babies do you know who can walk?

(...) to pay for the subsequent lifetime of therapy he will need. This is Jennifer O’Connell's final(...)

‘Thanks your for email. I’m out of the office on monthly leave, reclining on a chaise longue with a hot-water bottle, being fed Maltesers by golden-ha(...)

There were grand plans for Smithfield but, due to bad planning and a lack of commercial or public investment, what evolved was a depressing, Stalinist space. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

(...) lost in a sea of cider cans and the stench of urine: O’Connell Street, Wolfe Tone Park, swathes of(...)

Even if you only dip into Facebook once in a while, or occasionally rely on Google Maps for navigation, you still leave a data trail glistening in your wake. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

A few days ago, I got a tweet informing me I have been on Twitter for exactly five years. I was a slow starter: in the first five months, I tweeted on(...)

A friend worked for a brief stint in a Dublin firm for a man he described as like ‘a cross between Fran from Love/Hate and David Brent’

Bof. That’s a big, Gallic shrug in response to reports that French ecology minister Ségolène Royal is a tough boss. If recent leaks are t(...)

Vegemite, made from leftover brewer’s yeast, is part of the national diet

Every year, more than 15,000 Irish people board flights for a new life in Australia, content in the knowledge that they are going somewhere jus(...)

Arklu’s Pirate Queen doll

I like to think that, even as a child, I was realistic about the opportunities the adult world presented to me. When I grew up, I wanted to be (...)

Norrie, who identifies as a ‘spansexual’

Meet Norrie May-Welby - or simply ‘Norrie’ as zie (no, that’s not a typo: bear with me) is known to the Australian media - a Scottish-born, Sydney-(...)

We are used to seeing newspaper photographs of a sad-looking Jennifer Aniston. When is the last time you opened the paper and saw a miserable-looking ‘childless George Clooney’. Photograph: Stefania D’Alessandro/Getty Images

(...) mothers, and photographs of a sad-looking Jennifer Aniston. It may also be the world’s first(...)

Patrick Nulty: will scuttle off into that murky place in our consciousness reserved for public figures who once did something wrong, only no one can quite remember what. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Patrick Nulty’s behaviour – sending creepy Facebook messages to female constituents, including one of 17 – was sordid and wrong. Once it had be(...)