Bono performs with U2 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on the US leg of their d’s Experience + Innocence tour. Photograph: Photograph: Shane Bevel/The New York Times

In time-honoured Irish begrudger fashion, here is even more reason to bitch: U2’s wealth is now an estimated £569 million (€647.7 million) – up a whop(...)

Mick Moloney: concert at Dublin Castle’s Printworks Building on May 21st

Except that both events involve music, it’s probably safe to say there will little comparison between next week’s Eurovision Song Contest and a concer(...)

Artist Chára Nagle in her studio.

Look carefully, and you’ll find evidence aplenty that we’re rounding into a new bout of economic prosperity: cranes puncturing the city skylines. Mich(...)

When the Clarion Hotel rose above Limerick’s Steamboat Quay in 2002, nearly everyone thought that the city had finally “arrived”. With a height of 53m(...)

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(...)

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