The greyhound board has promised to reform the industry which receives €16 million in State support every year.

The Irish Greyhound Board has withdrawn its sponsorship of the Rose of Tralee Festival because of online threats arising out of the recent RTÉ Investi(...)

Ryan Tubridy obliterates the competition in a preview image from ‘The Late Late Toy Show’ of 2014, the most-watched programme on Irish television this century. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

As a television extravaganza, The Late Late Toy Show scores top marks. Not only was last November’s show, with an audience of 1.55 million, the most-(...)

In the news: some of the headline-makers of 2018

Answer all 100 questions in our special Christmas Quiz to be in with a chance of winning one of the following prizes: 1st prize: One night (...)

Leah Kelly’s hat resembled a gust of wind blowing through feathers with a mélange of floating quills, according to its creator Derek Montgomery, a milliner based in Mullingar, Co Westmeath.

Ladies Day is not for the faint hearted nor the light of pocket. A queue of hopefuls assembled in the early afternoon sunshine at the RDS, one more el(...)

A delighted Jennifer Byrne is crowned as the 2017 Rose of Tralee onstage in the Rose of Tralee International Festival Dome. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus Ltd

Offaly Rose Jennifer Byrne was crowned the 2017 Rose of Tralee on Tuesday night. The 24-year-old from Clonaderig works as a junior doctor in the acc(...)

Trim Salmon of Knowledge Festival at Trim Castle

If the thought of heading back to homework, uniforms and school lunches is hard to bear, just think how the kids feel. The best way to brush off the b(...)

John Griffin: the London-based millionaire had been to date bankrolling Westport-based Irish TV. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Irish TV, the channel aimed at both the diaspora and viewers in Ireland, is considering its restructuring options. The company has been bankrolled (...)

Newly crowned Rose of Tralee Maggie McEldowney, the Chicago Rose, in the rose garden at Tralee Town Park, Tralee, Co Kerry. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

The 2016 Rose of Tralee Maggie McEldowney has said the festival is apolitical and not the place to air political views. Ms McEldowney (27), the Chic(...)

Sydney Rose Brianna Parkins wrote in The Irish Times at the weekend that the Rose of Tralee is like a “Kate Middleton impersonation competition”. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

RTÉ says it regrets its documentary on the Rose of Tralee International Festival caused upset to some contestants and will review the process for next(...)

Rose of Tralee 2016: Chicago Rose Maggie McEldowney onstage in the Festival Dome, Tralee  on Tuesday night. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

The Chicago Rose Maggie McEldowney was crowned the Rose of Tralee 2016 on Tuesday night. The 27-year-old Chicago native works as director of develo(...)

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