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Pat Rice in his kitchen which lies on the border – his left leg is in Northern Ireland and his right is in the Republic. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Pat Rice’s house is divided by the Border. It is an invisible one - for now. Straddling the geographical divide between the Republic of Ireland and N(...)

Leitrim Surf Company: one of the nicest ways to explore Leitrim’s tiny but lovely coastline is on stand-up paddle tour

LEINSTER Cycle Wexford’s Euro Velo and the Norman trail Wexford has just launched its 120km section of the EuroVelo 1 route from Rosslare harbour to (...)

The drawingroom of Dr Edward Haughey’s mansion at 9 Belgrave Square, London. According to Sotheby’s, his “extraordinary London home formed the backdrop to life at the highest level of British society”.

He once lashed out at his housekeeper for making the wrong choice in silver serving dishes, but nobody could have accused the late Dr Edward Haughey o(...)

Bruce Springsteen fans queuing up a day early outside Croke Park on Thursday to secure front-row places at Friday night’s gig. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Bruce Springsteen fans are nothing if not loyal and the diehards know their place. Getting a spot in the pit for any concert is usually a chaotic af(...)

The 3Arena in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The firm operating Dublin’s 3Arena has been awarded €45,000 damages against a businessman whose company put down a surfacing on the venue’s floor that(...)

 Dr Edward Haughey, founder and owner of veterinary pharmaceuticals giant Norbrook. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Eddie Haughey, Northern Ireland’s wealthiest entrepreneur and head of Norbrook Laboratories, is among four victims of a helicopter crash in eas(...)

Mary McAleese led mourners at requiem Mass for the late Paddy Leneghan. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Senior State and church figures joined hundreds of mourners in Co Down yesterday for the funeral of Patrick (Paddy) Leneghan, father of former preside(...)

The funeral Mass for Paddy (Patrick) Leneghan (88), father of former president Mary McAleese, takes place today. Photograph: Frank Miller

The funeral Mass for Paddy (Patrick) Leneghan (88), father of former president Mary McAleese, takes place at St Mary’s Star of the Sea Church(...)