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A total of 353,874 tickets were sold   for Pope Francis’ Mass in the Phoenix Park on the first day they went on sale. Photograph:  Andrew Medichini/AP

Bookings for World Meeting of Families events in Dublin next month “before it ever starts, has already exceeded all records,” Bishop of Kildare and Le(...)

 Ciarán Cannon, Minister of State for Diaspora: ‘As it moves from generation to generation that sense of Irishness begins to become diluted. If we allow that to happen, then we have a problem.’  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Before Ciarán Cannon was appointed Minister of State for Diaspora 13 months ago, he admits he was only “vaguely aware” of the Government’s policy on d(...)

An image of  Trinity College Dublin’s plans for its ‘Grand Canal Innovation District’. Photograph: TCD

Not so long ago, tech firms and multinationals preferred to base themselves in isolated campuses on the edges of cities. “The problem is the coffee i(...)

Pioneering computer programmer Kathleen ‘Kay’ McNulty Mauchly Antonelli

In 2004, the pioneering computer programmer Kathleen ‘Kay’ McNulty Mauchly Antonelli reflected on her career: “All the years I gave talks about the EN(...)

Phorest, which offers management software for hair and beauty salons, has been growing at around 40% annually.

Irish-founded software firm Phorest has raised €20 million in funding from US investment firm Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE). The company, which wa(...)

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

US special counsel Robert Mueller filed new charges against Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his associate Konstantin Kilimni(...)

Pope Francis will attend the Festival of Families in Croke Park on the evening of Saturday August 25th. Photograph:   Tiziana Fabi/AFP

One of the main ticketed events for the Catholic Church’s World Meeting of Families (WMoF2018) in Dublin at the end of August is already sold out. Or(...)

“Confused, always worried you wasn’t black enough,” howls Pusha T on The Story of Adidon

Rap feuds haven’t been the same since their 1990s heyday, when the very streets of Compton and Queens seemed paved with delicious slabs of pure, premi(...)

Roseanne Barr and John Goodman appear in a scene from ‘Roseanne’. Photograph: Adam Rose/ABC via AP

It was the entertainment comeback of the decade. In March this year, the hit TV sitcom Roseanne returned to screens across the United States as ABC re(...)

Emily Weinman (20) of Philadelphia, was shown being struck while held down on the sand during the incident on Saturday in New Jersey. Image: Screenshot from ‘Guardian’ Youtube video

Police bodycam footage of a woman who was punched in the head by an officer on a beach in the US shows she was told “you’re about to get dropped” and (...)

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