The remains of Karl Shiels are carried from church followed by his partner, Laura Honan.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Fair City actor Karl Shiels, who died suddenly last Monday aged just 47, “filled his life and lived it to the full”, his funeral Mass has been told. (...)

Brenda Donohue encountered the perils of the post-Christmas slump as guest host of the Ray D’Arcy Show

In radio as in life, January is a time of lean pickings for both broadcasters and listeners. For a sense of just how fallow January can be for talk-sh(...)

Scotsman David Milne: The Aberdeenshire homeowner has been standing up to the Trump organisation for some years now. Photograph: Michal Wachucik/AFP/Getty Images

‘It can’t happen here.” When Ryan Tubridy utters these words on his show (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) three days after Donald Trump’s inauguration, he is (...)