Gastro Gays’ Cherry bakewell porridge

To celebrate National Porridge Week, three chefs offer their favourite breakfast recipes. Ross Lewis, of Michelin-starred restaurant Chapter One offer(...)

Ms Justice Margaret Heneghan was appointed to the High Court just two years ago. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The President of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter Kelly, was left in what one observer called “a biblical rage” after learning that a High Court judge(...)

The Guns and Guitars gun store in Mesquite, Nevada, where mass murderer Stephen Paddock allegedly purchased some of the weapons used to kill 59 people at a country music festival in Las Vegas on October 1st. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA

It was approaching 10pm on a warm Sunday night, and Paola Bastista was doing what she likes best: enjoying country music at one of the final outdoor m(...)

KBC economist Austin Hughes said a number of factors may be driving the monthly rise, including confirmation that the repayment of water charges would be largely completed before end-year. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Irish consumer sentiment rose to an 18-month high in September despite downbeat expectations about next Tuesday’s budget and the ongoing uncertainty a(...)

Know the code: a whole new tongue – the language of computers – will be what separates the educated from the ignorant masses of tomorrow.

The island of saints and scholars is as redundant a phrase as any other Irish cliche we choose to perpetuate. That being said, the nation’s reputati(...)

The new Irish Ferries ship, which cost €144m – a big boat that needs a big name – and the public is being asked to choose it

Brian Ferry? Ferry McFerryson? Ferry Cake? Ferry lights over the Irish Sea? The Sound and the Ferry? The Fast and the Ferryious? It’s not easy to co(...)

 Waterford hurlers on board an open-topped bus are greeted by thousands of fans in the city on Monday evening. Photograph:  Patrick Browne

If longing won All-Irelands then the current Waterford team would be crowned champions in the morning such was the warm reception they received Monday(...)

1 Stephen O’Keeffe (Ballygunner) Twitter: @sok91 Age: 26 Height: 6’ 2” Weight: 13st 3lbs Mr Dependable. A brilliant shot-stopper and has ad(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams said he would not use his contacts with the IRA to help in the investigation into Tom Oliver’s murder because of his experience with the Stack family. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams said jailing the IRA killers of Tom Oliver would be “totally and absolutely counterproductive”. Mr Adams said he disa(...)

Fresae Oviedo (6)  hugs her mother Nora Pelayo at a temporary shelter at the George R Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.  Photograph:   Tamir Kalifa/The New York Times

This has been a harrowing year for the hundreds of thousands of unauthorised immigrants who have put down stakes in Houston. Stepped-up enforcement of(...)