BBC correspondent Orla Guerin, in Bajaur, part of Pakistan’s troubled tribal belt. What kind of system rewards a news presenter such as  Huw Edwards with vast sums but not correspondents such as Guerin or Lyse Doucet, who put their actual bodies on the line?

A bunch of highly paid women complaining about men being paid even more, innit. You might imagine the BBC gender gap row would be a tough sell in an i(...)

Genius idea: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will text you a relevant piece from its collection, such as Nam June Paik’s Bakelite robot, in response to a text message

Art museums can be intimidating, which isn’t surprising when you think of their origins. The Louvre in Paris was once a royal palace, while the Uffizi(...)

Social media doesn’t help reduce stress in girls, and needs to be kept in bounds because it’s often a cruel place

Leaving Cert stress, peer pressure, snapchat and fidget spinners – Irish young people are bombarded with stressors that make us wish for The Waltons’ (...)

Roller derby women in action

Roller derby is an unholy union of many things: speed, bruises, passion, adrenaline, rivalries and punk energy. Little wonder, then, that film-maker L(...)

Karen Ní Bhroin, who will make her debut with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra on Tuesday.

FRIDAY Julian Milkis, Anna Kiselyova John Field Room, NCH, Dublin, 1.05pm, €15 nch.ie, julianmilkis.com/contact Russian-born clarinettist Julian M(...)

Ciara McGovern, Brussels: ‘People were genuinely gutted that Britain would want to vote to leave a project we all felt so invested in, both personally and professionally.’

This week, The Irish Times is running a series investigating the future of Europe. As Brexit talks are due to begin and the EU is assailed b(...)

Daiga Ancikovska from Latvia who has been living in Ireland since 2009: “I love how diverse it is in Ireland now. Our new neighbours are from all over the world.” Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Daiga Ancikovska felt like the odd one out growing up in rural Latvia. Her two younger sisters loved working on their grandparents’ farm during the su(...)

French far-right Front National (FN) party’s Member of Parliament Marine Le Pen speaks to  the press after French president Emmanuel Macron gave a speech during a special congress gathering both houses of parliament (National Assembly and Senate) in the palace of Versailles, outside Paris, on July 3rd, 2017. Photograph: Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images

Populism has been on the rise in the West for more than four decades. But the earth-shattering events of the past year, the Brexit referendu(...)

Ireland’s European partners may expect a greater willingness from Ireland to subordinate its interests on issues such as tax policy. Illustration: Getty

The slogan emblazoned on the Vote Leave battle bus last year, promising an extra £350 million a week to spend on the National Health Service(...)

John Ryan, Anthony Cronin, Brian O’Nolan, Patrick Kavanagh and Tom Joyce on Sandymount Strand on the 50th-anniversary of Bloomsday, June 16th, 1954.

It feels strange to be celebrating Bloomsday without the living presence of Anthony Cronin. The genesis of our modern Bloomsday celebration is a famil(...)