Members of the local party faithful were at a Fine Gael function in Coady’s pub in Castlebar  shortly after the February election, when Taoiseach Enda Kenny introduced his daughter Aoibhinn. File photograph: Google Street View

Quite a few people in the Taoiseach’s home town of Castlebar were scratching their heads yesterday after reading a headline in the Connaught Telegraph(...)

Mel Gibson in Dublin where he is scouting locations for his upcoming movie with Sean Penn in which the Irish capital will double for Oxford. Photograph: Cathal Burke/Vipireland.com

It has been confirmed that Mel Gibson and Sean Penn will be in Dublin this month to begin work on a film adaptation of Simon Winchester’s 1998 bestsel(...)