The fact that ghee – which, to be clear, is actually clarified butter – had the same name as a Dublin slang word for a certain female body part never made any odds to my brother.

My brother is home. He wants to make ghee. This is what happens when your siblings go off to live in faraway places. They come home chatting about gh(...)

If you tick “No religion” you are striking a small but important blow for equality in the Irish education system.

Almost more exciting than the fact it is finally cherry blossom season – they spark joy in me – is that it’s Census Eve. I can’t wait to fill up my(...)

Róisín Ingle: Cyclists are punctual and are never held hostage by an untruthful bus timetable. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

I’ve been freewheeling around Dublin town since the red letter day aged eight or nine when I inherited a thoroughly banjaxed third-hand bike that once(...)

See, I’m fond of Bressie. Not like that, I swear. It’s in a more wholesome way. I don’t generally see age (he’s much younger) or relationship status (he’s in one)

Such are the wonders of modern technology that the other day I found myself on Twitter sort-of volunteering to do a triathlon. I say sort-of because I(...)

Billy Elliot: The Musical. Photograph: Alastair Muir

Behind the reception desk of Working Title Films in Marylebone, London, there is a large board displaying graphics from each of the 100-odd films pro(...)

Wasn’t email supposed to make communication effortless and more efficient?

Once you begin the process of putting your house in order – at a conservative estimate, I reckon 50 bin bags full of stuff have gone to charity shops(...)

Peace comes dropping quickly on Achill, on Keel strand where a little black dog makes friends in a gale so strong it makes you afraid to get out of the car.

This column comes to you from Mulranny, Co Mayo, where the awesome Atlantic ocean and lunar landscape have been bringing to mind my ongoing battle wi(...)

Alan Moller of the Ulster Aviation Society. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

In the Ulster Aviation Society’s crew room, there’s a sign on the wall. “If a man says he will fix it, he will,” it reads. “There is no need to remin(...)

Kim and Kylie Kardashian didn’t suffer from the same problem when face swapping

Always thrilled to languish a long way behind every curve going I find myself behind another one, looking on in horror and bewilderment. I can report(...)

Caitlin Moran: “Irish people have the ability of being able to monologue on and on and on and on”

Caitlin Moran (40) is a British journalist and author of books including the bestseller How to Be a Woman, which served as a rallying call to a new g(...)