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Mayoman  Sheamus Heneghan: Nursing home staff played his  own CD, Caught in the Surf: Sheamus Heneghan and Family, as he slipped away.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

Gina Murphy, owner of Hugo’s restaurant on Merrion Row. Photograph: Damien Eagers

Restaurateurs with little to no space for outdoor dining have responded to the plan for reopening the hospitality sector with anger and upset. Hotel(...)

Consultant plastic surgeon Nora Nugent says that working in the NHS, things are sometimes “more structured with more formalised processes” than with the HSE.

Plastic surgery is sometimes misunderstood by those not involved in it, says Dr Nora Nugent. For the Tipperary native, a consultant plastic surgeon wi(...)

Hang sandwich: Irish people also used to eat hairy bacon and cabbage in the middle of the day. Photograph: iStock/Getty

It was my sister who reminded me the other day that I used to do the exact same thing as Mini-Madam Ada. At 18 months, her new obsession is wearing he(...)

JP of Durkan’s Butchers in Louisburgh: “When we have the Dubs down,” he says, “they do spend a lot of money.” Photograph: Peter Murtagh

The fields are full of spring lambs, lolling in the sunshine or playfully scampering about, up and down banks, some bristling with yellow primrose flo(...)

Christopher Lloyd in Senior Moment

It seems appropriate for a man whose most famous role had him struggling with the nature of time that Christopher Lloyd arrives for our interview half(...)

The Widow Sammon waged a heroic battle to regain her right to the two-acre holding and the small cottage in which she had borne eight children between 1881 and 1894

As bullets tore through her thatch on a summer’s day in June 1921, she sat by her open fire smoking her clay pipe, unscathed and unconcerned about the(...)

US stocks advanced on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq jumping more than 3 per cent to recoup its losses from the previous session, as US bond yields retreated and investors picked up battered technology stocks.

European stocks ended Tuesday decidedly higher after extending gains from their best session in four months a day earlier, as a rise in shares of oil (...)

Wayne Hurst of Hurst Heating and Plumbing Supplies in Castlebar, with some of the wood-burning stoves which have been selling well following the bituminous coal ban. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Six months after the burning of smoky coal was banned by the State in Castlebar, the Mayo town is showing slight, but encouraging signs of an improvem(...)

Writer Tom Coyne made 103 room reservations and over 40 tee times. By the end of the trip he had hit 4,531 shots, lost 129 balls and visited 196 pubs. Photograph: Inpho

At first it was a crazy idea. A trip from the United States to Ireland to play every links course on the island - with a few parkland along the way - (...)

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