Carmel Harrington author of 'Cold Feet – The Lost Years'

Novelist Carmel Harrington left a career in sales for Aer Lingus and 3M to write full-time and has six books to her name including the recently publis(...)

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 (...)

Independent News & Media chairman Leslie Buckley: an external review was apparently delivered to the board of INM in the past two or three weeks. Photograph: Alan Betson

INM review clears Buckley in relation to Newstalk row According to a report in the Sunday Times, an external review of corporate governance issues at(...)

Tim Feighery: “All my children are Irish citizens also and the connection to Ireland is very strong among us”.

Although Tim Feighery was born in the US to Irish parents, he grew up in Tullamore in Co Offaly. “My parents moved back to Ireland when I was very y(...)

Leslie Buckley, the chairman of Haven Community Foundation, in Haiti.

Haven Community Foundation, an Irish charity co-founded by Irish businessman Leslie Buckley, spent more than €1.33 million on charitable causes in Hai(...)

Ed Sheeran has added extra concert dates for Dublin and Cork after the 300,000 tickets for his first seven Irish gigs sold out in less than 24 hours. Tickets for May 6th at Páirc Uí Chaoimh and May 19th at Phoenix Park will go on sale this Saturday at 9am. Photograph: Isabel Infantes/PA

It is almost a year before Ed Sheeran comes back to Ireland to play to 300,000 (and still counting) people in Cork, Galway and Dublin and already we a(...)

Students at Mount Carmel School in Dublin listening to Cathriona Hallahan from Microsoft at the opening of the school extension. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Kathleen Breadon recalls being taught by one of the 1916 heroines, Margaret Skinnider, with a clarity as if it was yesterday. “She was a very good te(...)

PSNI chief inspector Robert Murdie said antisocial behaviour in the city on St Patrick’s Day   will not be tolerated this year

Debate rages as to whether the south Belfast area densely populated by students is called the Holyland or the Holylands, but what is unanimously agre(...)

Seabass ceviche with quinoa salad. Photograph: Donal Skehan

I’ll be honest, our Los Angeles to San Francisco pacific coast road trip got off to a rocky start. The dreamy idea of leisurely freewheeling up one of(...)

Mother Abbess Máire Hickey and president of the High Court Mr Justice Peter Kelly with Notre Dame’s provost, Thomas Burish before the conferral ceremony at Notre Dame’s new education centre at Kylemore Abbey. Photograph: Keith Heneghan / Phocus

  The north American University of Notre Dame has marked the opening of its new campus in Connemara with a tribute to High Court president Mr (...)