Concerns that the increase on cigarette prices will lead to increased criminality leading to it being called a “Nidge” tax.

Another touch of Frost in the Kildare Street air and it had nothing to do with the change in the weather. Michael Noonan was moved to quote American p(...)

Miley Cyrus does her twerking thing with  Robin Thicke during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in New York in August. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

What links Miley Cyrus, Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan, twerking and a crystal meth dealer from New Mexico? All four have appeared at the top(...)

Hat’s entertainment: The cast of Il Cappello di Pagalia di Firenze

So I’m sitting in a Mexican cantina (an exotic version of Fibber Magees where the clientele have higher vitamin D levels) having an in-depth discussio(...)

‘Are there actually three festivals happening in Ireland every week?” A common response whenever I try to explain the obsessive festival behaviour I’v(...)