Baritone Gavan Ring, who has published a dissertation on Robert O’Dwyer’s Irish-language opera “Eithne”, and conductor Fergus Sheil during the first performance of the work since 1910

“I should like much to hear this opera again, under more favourable conditions – to hear it in a proper theatre, with a proper stage, full scenery, an(...)

Senator Gerard Craughwell said there were only two qualified chain saw operators covering the entire northern section of the country in a line from Dublin to Galway. Photograph:  Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Independent Senator Gerard Craughwell has claimed the Army does not have adequate resources to deal with a weather incident like Hurricane Ophelia. H(...)

The Salon Confidential team (Áine O Neill, Billy Bunzari, Ross McKenna, Stephanie Maher, Nigel Kenny and Lisa Jordan) are here to share your problems, whether you like it or not

The first episode of the four-part Salon Confidential, RTÉ’s most blatant attempt to reach an audience under 35 since Morbegs, aired last night on RTÉ(...)

Kevin Thompson, chief executive of Insurance Ireland said it was “too early” to comment on whether insurance premiums would rise after Storm Ophelia. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

It’s too early to say whether insurance premiums will rise after claims made on the back of Storm Ophelia, Insurance Ireland has said. Speaking on R(...)

Richard Branson: while his behaviour is open and public and there is no suggestion he seeks to bully women, it does create images of beautiful young women in a working environment being bodily manhandled. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Sometimes, it is the silences that are most eloquent, the unasked questions that provide the most interesting answers.  Richard Branson was inte(...)

As a third-level student you will have time to explore many areas of interest. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

Starting college for the first time might seem like a challenge. Even some of the smaller colleges will have thousands more students than your seconda(...)

Sean Hughes

They were Irish comedy’s equivalent of the Famous Five, though nobody ever called them that. Michael Redmond, Kevin McAleer, Ian MacPherson, Owen O’Ne(...)

Extended hours will be in operation at the Peter McVerry homeless youth café on Berkeley Street.  File Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An additional 200 beds are to be made available for rough sleepers in Dublin on Monday evening, The temporary accommodation spaces have been sourced (...)

 Delegates attending the Fianna Fáil Ardfheis had to choose between the Halloween “scare house” on Simmonscourt Road or the “Ireland for All” hot-air house on Merrion Road. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The billboard on the corner wasn’t helpful, confusing visitors before they even set foot inside the door. Pitched on a main junction between neighbour(...)

 Minister for Health Simon Harris said he would like to see a repeal of the eighth amendment. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Health Simon Harris has insisted there can be a referendum on the eighth amendment of the Constitution held next year. Mr Harris was ask(...)