Actor Saoirse Ronan attends IFP’s 27th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards on November 27th, 2017 in New York City. File photograph: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for IFP

A little bit of Oscar season touched down in Smithfield on Friday night when Saoirse Ronan attended a VIP screening of Greta Gerwig’s irresistible Lad(...)

 Britain’s Prince Harry poses with his fiance Meghan Markle after announcing their engagement  at Kensington Palace in London. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to marry at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle next May and will go on their first public walkabout on Friday in (...)

Fighting the good fight: Joanne Ryan was first diagnosed with aggressive Grade 3 breast cancer in October 2013.

Born the daughter of a Galway boy and a Kildare girl, I inherited their Irish temperament – and thank God for it, as I truly believe this is what has (...)

The ongoing debate centred on the divesting of Catholic schools has received – and for good reason will continue to receive – significant attention. (...)

A bagpipe band makes its way up 5th Avenue  on St Patrick’s Day. Photograph: Getty

Guinness is back as sponsor of the world’s biggest St Patrick’s Day parade.The drinks giant withdrew its support of the 2014 parade down Fifth Avenue (...)

Bishop of Limerick Brendan Leahy outside St John’s Cathedral in Limerick City.

A Catholic bishop has suggested that the sacrament of confirmation be taken out of primary schools and not administered until pupils reach 16 years of(...)