Julien Baker plays Whelan’s, Dublin on November 9th  

Who: Julien Baker What: 21 year-old songwriter signed to Matador Records Where: Memphis Why: Eschewing the established country style of her Tennessee (...)

Music Nations Network has taken legal proceedings over alleged breach of agreements. Photograph: iStock

Music Nations Network, which owns and operates channels on YouTube on which it publishes music videos, has taken legal proceedings over alleged breach(...)

TV host Ksenia Sobchak during a protest in Moscow against the inauguration of Vladimir Putin as president in May 2012. Photograph: Maxim Shipenkov/EPA

Ksenia Sobchak, a famous Russian TV presenter, socialite and fashionista whose late father was a political mentor to Vladimir Putin, has announced pla(...)

One in four people sitting on any plane has at least some fear of flying, with one in 10 suffering badly. Photograph: Getty Images

There was some pretty terrifying footage of planes landing at Irish airports when Ophelia was doing her worst, and that may have been behind Aer Lingu(...)

Travel Gear by Tom Kelly
  • Travel
  • October 14, 2017, 06:00

Teva Ember Moc Teva is something of a go-to name for adventuresome, stay-on sandals. Indeed its first shoes used a Velcro watch strap improvised to a(...)

Press Council chair Seán Donlon: more than 50 per cent of Irish people now receive their news via social media, Mr Donlon told a meeting of the Association of European Journalists in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The press in Ireland is threatened today as never before, the chair of the Press Council, Seán Donlon, has said. Addressing a meeting of the Associat(...)

Arvida Byström: “Literally I’ve been getting rape threats in my DM inbox.” Photograph: Adidas

A Swedish model says she has received rape threats for posing in an advertisement with unshaven legs. Arvida Byström, who is also a photographer (...)

The Ryanair customer service desk at Dublin Airport during the crisis over pilot shortages, which should see the airline fall further down the rankings. Photograph: PA

Ryanair has tumbled out of the top 100 brands in a survey examining customer experience following controversy in relation to its seat allocation polic(...)

Reddit mascots are displayed at the company’s headquarters in San Francisco: Shutting down  forums dedicated to abusive content reduced the levels of hate on the popular online message board. Photograph: Reuters.

There are, and always have been, and probably always will be, trolls, scoundrels and reprobates on the internet. It is a problem that has vexed multi(...)

Drop Dead Weird: life’s unfair, but having undead parents isn’t always the worst

Life would be hard enough already for the three kids who have moved from Australia to Ireland in Drop Dead Weird (RTÉ 2, Monday, 5.30pm). First there(...)