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The Tinder app made “swipe right” a part of popular culture. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images

How did you meet your partner? For a growing number of people, the answer will be “online”, through one of the many dating apps that have sprung up in(...)

  Family and friends following the hearse in the Liberties on their way to the funeral Mass of comedian Brendan Grace. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The first sign the coffin was on its way was the arrival of a large wreath spelling out the word ‘Bottler’, in tribute to one of Brendan Grace’s best (...)

Sugar beet being unloaded at Carlow’s sugar factory. Photograph: Alf Harvey

In 1926, my nice father Franz Schwatschke (1895-1987) was headhunted from Moravia in the Czech Republic for his technical knowledge, to work as one of(...)

 Pichon has been heavily involved in all aspects of the production, coming up with six original storylines for the two-act play

Liz Pichon is probably the most famous author you have never heard of. She has sold more than 4 million books since 2011 and featured in the Top 20 Mo(...)

James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett of Metallica during their sold out concert at Slane Castle, Co Meath, on Saturday. Phorograph: Arthur Carron

If anyone was in doubt that Metallica are still hard-wired to rock, all those doubts were dispelled at their powerhouse, pummelling, bonecrushing show(...)

Book lovers  waiting to enter the Secret Garden venue at last year’s  Dalkey Book Festival. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Later today, well over 100,000 people will congregate at Slane and Malahide to hear, respectively, the venerable sounds of Metallica and the even more(...)

La Stampa hotel on Dawson Street. Photograph: Dave Meehan

AIB sold La Stampa restaurant and night club for €17.5 million despite a €21.5 million offer from an investor recruited by the business’s owner, Louis(...)

Ann Eble and Samantha Mumba at the ‘Battle of the Stars’ for Breast Cancer Ireland. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

1) National Brain Awareness Week, beginning March 11th, aims to promote awareness and understanding of the brain and brain conditions, as well as the (...)

Snow showers are forecast for next week, with moderate accumulations likely. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Temperatures will fall as low as minus five degrees this week with the possibility of snow in parts of the country in the coming days. Met Éireann fo(...)

  ESB archive power station image

The Electricity Supply Board has unveiled a wealth of previously unseen footage commissioned by the organisation over the past 90 years. Released to (...)

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