Madonna: ‘I’ll never stop playing music to suit someone’s political agenda.’ Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty

Madonna has rejected calls to scrap plans to make a guest appearance at Saturday’s Eurovision final in Tel Aviv on Saturday, insisting she would never(...)

A spokeswoman for the NTA said: ‘If widening of the road is required we would seek for this to occur by agreement between the NTA and the parties involved.’ Photograph: The Irish Times

Parts of gardens of some of Dublin’s most expensive properties, including embassy lands, are set to be acquired as part of the National Transport Auth(...)

A building commissioned by the city of Dessau and designed by the founder of the Bauhaus, Walter Gropius.

One hundred years ago, this year, an art and design school opened in Germany. It would remain in operation for just 14 years, under three different di(...)

Concrete jungle: the US embassy in Dublin, designed by John M Johansen and completed in 1964. Photograph: Paul Tierney/Dublin City Council

Ugly, hated and dated, it can feel as if the years between 1940 and 1970 were wilderness ones in Ireland: decades that taste and time forgot. As our n(...)

Mick Wallace: The TD’s new clothes

The Ceann Comhairle, brave man, hosted members of the Leinster House press gallery to dinner in the Members’ Restaurant on Thursday night to mark 100 (...)

 Palestinian children arrive to their UNRWA school during the first school day at al-Jalazoun refugee camp near the west bank city of Ramallah, on  August 29th. Photograph: Alaa Badarneh/EPA

Palestinian refugees reacted with dismay on Saturday to a United States decision to halt funding to a UN agency, warning that it would lead to more po(...)

Elgin Road in Ballsbridge, home to more embassies than any other road in Dublin, takes its name from James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, the colonial admi(...)

Ruth Negga as Tulip O’Hare in Preacher. Photograph: Michele K. Short/AMC/Sony Pictures Television

Inside the American Embassy Monday, C4, 10pm With a new UK Ambassador, Robert ‘Woody’ Johnson IV, in place, a major relocation from Grosvenor Square i(...)

Béatrice Dalle: ‘I don’t have a car, I don’t own my place, I don’t have a house in the country.’ Photograph: Didier Baverel/WireImage

Can it really be true, I ask Béatrice Dalle, that you seduced the English actor Rupert Everett? “Bah ouais,” she replies as we chat in a cafe near her(...)

 A Palestinian man assists a wounded protester during clashes with Israeli security forces near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, east of Jabalia on Monday. Photograph: Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images

Israeli soldiers have shot and killed at least 58 Palestinians and left another 2,700 injured during mass protests along the Gaza border, health (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Next
  • Last »