The crowd at the 3Arena for a Lewis Capaldi concert in March, one of the last events to take place at the venue before Covid-19 forced the industry to shut down. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It was one of those Waterford Whispers News headlines that was so sharp you could cut diamonds with it and still have a functioning blade. “Culture Ni(...)

Colm Williamson, founder of Waterford Whispers News, pictured in Tramore. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Irish satire publisher Waterford Whispers News (WWN) is launching a new fan subscription option to help compensate for “the realities of shrinking onl(...)

Thousands of people celebrate in Dublin Castle Square as the result of the referendum is relayed on May 23rd. Voters in the Republic of Ireland were taking part in a referendum on legalising same-sex marriage. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The glorious positives from the resounding Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum should not distract from the fact that the campaign was at tim(...)

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland chief executive Michael O’Keeffe: ‘You can be edgy without crossing the line of what’s permissible and what’s not.’

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) will update its complaints system in the first half of this year, making it “more user-friendly”, says the(...)

Party off, GarthMetro Herald, July 4th. After Dublin City Council blocks two of his Croke Park gigs, Garth Brooks starts issuing ultimatums: The great(...)

Colm Williamson, founder of the increasingly popular satire site Waterford Whispers News

With headlines such as “Ryan Tubridy Found Dead Inside”, “Michael Bay to Direct 1916 Rising Movie” and “Jesus Not Coming Back By the Looks of It, A(...)