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Hidden Assets is the second RTÉ criminal caper this year developed by Kin creator Peter McKenna

Hidden Assets (RTÉ One, 9.30 pm) is an Irish-Belgian-Canadian co-production and arrives on the screen as a bit of a slapped-together hodgepodge. It st(...)

  Eddie Dunbar during the  UCI Road World Championships in 2019: racing cyclist says his training has gone perfectly ahead of the Olympics road race. Photograph:  Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

In a normal year it is easy to know which riders will shine in a major competition held six days after the Tour de France: those who did the Tour. The(...)

 Laurence Sterne: the reputation of his comic masterpiece, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, has endured. Hulton Archive/Getty Images

On Wednesdays, classes in Coláiste Mhuire Mullingar in 1970 finished early but the school bus did not depart until 4.30pm. I spent the two hours in th(...)

A cyclist of Russia’s Tinkoff cycling team carrying feeding gfbottles for his teammates rides during the Tour de Frnace. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images. /

Alex Howes, an American cyclist on the EF Education-Nippo team, heard a familiar sound from roadside fans at the Itzulia Basque Country race in Spain (...)

 Imogen Cotter during a training session at her home in Ruan, Clare. Photograph:  David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

‘Get off that computer game!’ is still the war-cry of many Covid-addled parents yet, when it comes to cycling that is literally where all the action r(...)

Gordon Elliott with Quilixios after  winning the Tattersalls Ireland Spring Juvenile Hurdle  during the Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The six month ban to Gordon Elliott was announced just before Friday’s six o’clock news but in many ways the punishment was immaterial. In the Era of (...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar  arrives for leaders questions at Dáil sitting in Dublin’s Convention Centre last week. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has suggested that “we have lost our way” in relation to the commemorations marking the decade of centenaries. Mr Varadkar sug(...)

The burning of Cork on December 11th, 1920. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

In the aftermath of the burning of Cork City 100 years ago, the Irish Labour party and the Trade Union Congress published a long pamphlet blaming the (...)

Terence MacSwiney, the Republican martyr, became an enduring symbol of self-sacrifice and stoicism even before he died on hunger strike 100 years ago.

Terence MacSwiney, the Republican martyr, became an enduring symbol of self-sacrifice and stoicism even before he died on hunger strike 100 years ago.(...)

Sam Bennett celebrates on the podium after his green jersey victory. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/Getty/AFP

Traditionally the only thing as epic as the last day of the Tour de France down the Champs-Élysées is the epic after-party for each of the jersey winn(...)

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