Alex Collins in action for the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL. Photograph: Getty Images

Baltimore Ravens running back Alex Collins has revealed the secret behind his excellent footwork - Irish dancing. Collins even has a dancing nickname(...)

This bird was seen dancing in Trinity College Dublin.

“Hi, it’s Niamh Towey from The Irish Times here. Great to be Friday, ha? “So, em, I was just wondering, could you tell me why seagulls were dancing (...)

13.8 per cent of the data transferred during Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann was used by Snapchat. Photograph: iStock

Sarah Burns Snapchat was the most used social media channel in terms of data transfer amongst Wi-Fi users during the Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann in En(...)

Michael Flatley with members of the Lissycasey Set Dancers at the opening of Fleadh Cheoil 2017 in Ennis on Sunday. Photograph:  Eamon Ward

“How cool is this?” Irish dancing maestro Michael Flatley asked as he surveyed a crowd of over 10,000 music enthusiasts before kickstarting the 2017 F(...)

Georgina Sixsmith (48), is accused of two counts of assaulting police officers and one charge of being drunk and disorderly after trouble erupted  at the Palace Theatre in Manchester on April 11th, the opening night of the latest  Lord of the Dance show there.

A woman has appeared in court after a brawl broke out at a theatre last month during a performance of Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance. Georgina S(...)

Michael Flatley and his Lord of the Dance company: reports of eight people fighting at the Palace Theatre in Manchester at his latest show. Photograph: Jo Hale/Getty Images

A brawl broke out at a theatre during a performance of Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance. Police scrambled to reports of eight people fighting in t(...)

Section from   “Self Portrait (1988)” by Michael Kane. Estimate: €2,000-€4,000. (Painting formerly thought to be a portrait of the late poet and novelist Anthony Cronin)

The late poet and novelist Anthony Cronin, who died in December, might have been amused to see the print catalogue for Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers c(...)

Liam Neeson has been named the richest Irish actor in the Sunday Times rich list. Photograph: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

The Weston family have kept their title as the richest family in Ireland for another year, as a record number of Irish billionaires join the rich list(...)

Danú Dubai founder Pádraig Downey: “I have been fortunate to make friends with many people from the UAE, which is not typical here.”

Theatre is not the first thing that springs to mind when you think of the United Arab Emirates, but in the desert there is always an oasis, and Dubai (...)

Comedian Mario Rosenstock and Justin Green, of Wide Awake Communications, at the launch of Let’s Celebrate: The Cultural and Economic Contribution of Live Entertainment Events in Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

How much is the live entertainment industry in Ireland actually worth to the country? How many people go to concerts, plays, comedy and other forms o(...)