Robert  Curgenven in St Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Austria

When you enter CIT’s Wandesford Quay gallery in Cork, there is a maze made of black fabric. Inside the maze, voices speak over one another: tongue-twi(...)

A general view of High Street in Skibbereen where John Ustic (51) was found dead on Monday. Image: Google Maps.

Gardaí investigating a fatal assault on an Englishman in west Cork have renewed their appeal for anyone who may have assisted the man after he was fou(...)

Former British soldier Dennis Hutchings (left), who has been charged over the fatal 1974 shooting of a man in Northern Ireland, takes part in a protest to call for an end to prosecutions of veterans who served during the Troubles, on Horse Guards Parade, London. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Hundreds of army veterans have marched in Westminster alongside a former soldier who is facing prosecution in connection with the death of a vulnerabl(...)

High flyer: the ruddy shelduck. Photograph: Getty

An orange and brown duck species similar in size to the mallard has been recorded flying at altitudes of up to 6,800 metres (22,000 feet) to cross the(...)

Denis Naughten: ‘Globally people are looking to Ireland because we are the first country in the world to bring high speed broadband to every home in the country’

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has claimed Ireland will be the first country in the world to bring broadband into every home. The Indepe(...)

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla at Mullaghmore, Co Sligo, during their visit to Ireland in 2015. Photograph: Eric Luke

The visits to Ireland by the Prince of Wales and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, have cost the Garda more than €2 million to police, according to n(...)

One of the huge achievements of Debbie Horsfield’s adaptation of the Poldark novels is its determination to dramatise, alongside the bodice ripping, the core social conflicts experienced by the first industrial generation. Photograph: Robert Viglasky

The BBC drama series Poldark is becoming eerily relevant to our times. The hero, George Warleggan – a dashing banker and mining entrepreneur – has suc(...)

Euro-Toques Ireland young chef of the year 2016 Maeve Walsh with guest judge Nathan Outlaw, with whom she will begin working in the UK next month

Maeve Walsh, the young Co Waterford woman who was named Ireland’s best young chef last year, has been offered a full-time job at Restaurant Nathan Out(...)

Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner) and saintly wife Demelza (Eleanor Tomlinson). Photograph: Robert Viglasky

18th century mining mogul, stealth Irishman and professional hunksman Ross Poldark is very fertile. As someone who has studied 18th-century medicine ((...)

It looks like Demelza (Eleanor Tomlinson) and Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner) are on good terms again. Photograph: Robert Viglasky

Gather up your corn dollies, hoist your corset stays and wield your scythe with purpose, because it’s back. Poldark returns this Sunday, cementing its(...)