Paul Howard with the Ross O’Carroll-Kelly statue in Dublin city centre. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

1. Where Ross Doesn’t Drink Heineken (1998) It all started in the autumn of 1997. I was in the Sunday Tribune newsroom one Friday evening talking to (...)

Millers Cottage, Milltown Road, Ashbourne, Co Meath

Millers Cottage has all of its original solidity and comfort with, after a refurbishment carried out with much style, the comforts and solidity of a c(...)

Elisabeth Moss poses with her Emmys for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and Outstanding Drama Series for The Handmaid’s Tale. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Streaming service Hulu made Emmy history on Sunday by becoming the first digital platform to win a top series award with its dystopian saga The Handma(...)

 Bruce Forsyth and Beryl Reid (right), singing ‘Piccadilly,’ on stage at the old Brixton Music Hall.

Bruce Forsyth, who has died aged 89, was associated with some of the most successful shows in television history, from Sunday Night at the London Pall(...)

The Us Securities and Exchanges Commission said shortcomings in KPMG’s audit of Miller Energy Resources, meant investors were “misinformed about the energy company’s value”. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

KPMG has been fined more than $6.2 million by the US Securities and Exchanges Commission after it signed off the audit of an oil and gas company that (...)

Ireland captain Niamh Briggs has been ruled out of the WRWC with an achilles injury. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Just eight days before the World Cup on home soil, Ireland are forced to stare into a gaping leadership void. The loss of Niamh Briggs to an Achilles(...)

 Pádraig Harrington  plays a shot from the rough on the sixth hole  at Royal Birkdale. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Johnny Miller tells a story about playing the last two rounds of the British Open at Royal Birkdale in 1976. The man who would sign his winner’s card (...)

Andy Serkis as Caesar in War for the Planet of the Apes. Photograph: Twentieth Century Fox

Some 15 years have elapsed since the biotech advances of Rise of the Planet of the Apes accelerated primate evolution while simultaneously wiping out (...)

EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker speaks in the European Parliament, in Strasbourg, France. Photograph: EBS via AP

Jean-Claude Juncker blew a gasket in the European Parliament on Tuesday when hardly any MEPs turned up for a session reviewing Malta’s EU presidency. (...)

Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond told the Commons on Thursday the UK government will fund abortions for women coming to have them in England from Northern Ireland. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The UK government has announced a major concession to give Northern Irish women access to terminations on the NHS in Great Britain, in an attempt to h(...)