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The OED’s Indian English vocabulary is updated with the phrase “kiss my chuddies”, or underpants, used as a catchphrase by Sanjeev Bhaskar in Goodness Gracious Me

English speakers from around the world have flocked to help the Oxford English Dictionary expand its coverage of regional vocabulary, with a new updat(...)

Kilkenny Cat Laughs: Dylan Moran is bringing his Dr Cosmos show to the comedy festival

Dylan Moran, Tommy Tiernan and Dara Ó Briain have been announced as part of the line-up for this year’s Kilkenny Cat Laughs comedy festival, over the (...)

David Walsh, founder and chief executive of Netwatch: merged the group he founded with two US businesses and one UK firm.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

From significant mergers to multimillion-euro asset sales and important deals, the first three winners of this year’s Irish Times Business Person of t(...)

 Barbara Cafferty, a tour guide at Kilruddery House and Gardens, displaying her talents at the Abbey Theatre  as part of a Fáilte Ireland initiative to develop world-class visitor experiences at tourist attractions. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Beckett, Yeats, Synge – many luminaries have graced the Abbey Theatre, but few have exited stage left to escort tourists around the city. Yet tour gu(...)

Dublin placed 32nd in Mercer’s safety ranking. Photograph: iStock

Dublin ranked in 33rd place, ahead of London, Paris and Madrid, in a quality of living survey that took more than 230 cities into account. Human res(...)

Warren Gatland: has not lost to Scotland with Wales and in his two Lions squads in 2013 and 2017 largely ignored players north of the England/Scotland border. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Aneurin Bevan, the founder of Britain’s National Health Service, said that politics at Westminster were nothing compared to those in Welsh rugby. Ev(...)

A car which went off  the road during Storm Freya in Dunlavin, Co Wicklow. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Met Éireann said it had issued a warning in advance of the snow which nevertheless caught many motorists and airport passengers by surprise on Sunday.(...)

Dublin Airport said the flight cancellations were a result of de-icing. File photograph: Reuters

Furious passengers at Dublin Airport have berated Ryanair for delays of up to nine hours to flights following Sunday’s snowfall. Many passengers wer(...)

Standard Life Aberdeen’s financial planning and advice business 1825 is expanding into the North with the acquisition of BDO Northern Ireland’s wealth(...)

While Belfast’s prices were rising quickly, the average house price is the second lowest in the Zoopla survey at £133,800. Photograph: iStock

Property prices in Belfast rose at the second-highest rate across the UK in the year to the end of January, according to a survey by British property (...)

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