Lydia Gratis, Nick Reynolds, Jeanne Nicole Ní Áinle, Aghogho Sophie Okpara and Nubi Kay. Photograph: Tom Honan

GINA AKPE-MOSES Gina Akpe-Moses is a 21-year-old athlete who came to Ireland from Nigeria at the age of three. From a very early stage, Akpe-Moses sh(...)

Green Party deputy leader  Catherine Martin was appointed as Minister for Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The sharp-eyed among you will have noticed that what most people think of as the Department of Arts has changed its name again. The Department of Cult(...)

A small group of young white-tailed eagles arrived into Kerry airport on Saturday from Norway as part of a project to bolster the breeding population of this once extinct species in Ireland. Photograph: iStock/Getty.

A small group of young white-tailed eagles arrived into Kerry airport on Saturday from Norway as part of a project to bolster the breeding population (...)

Lisa Hannigan and Loah performing with Kevin Murphy, left, in the Shaw Room at the National Gallery of Ireland as part of the Other Voices Courage series. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In 1995 a computer programmer named Craig Newmark set up a free and simple bulletin board where people could post ads for apartment rentals, second-ha(...)

The draft programme for government contains ‘interesting stuff’ for the media, says the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. Photograph: iStock.

Who wants to be Minister for Media? The job that most Irish media organisations would like to see advertised might not ever come into existence, thoug(...)

Lenny Abrahamson said RTÉ did not have the financial resources to develop the adaptation (above) of Sally Rooney’s novel Normal People, which has became an international sensation.  Photograph: Enda Bowe/Element Pictures

Film director Lenny Abrahamson has said he and the producers of Normal People took it to the BBC first because of the “chronic situation in terms of f(...)

KiwiCo camps kick off online from June 22nd, and offer loads of free content for 3 to 11 year olds

AS SUMMER STRETCHES OUT AHEAD OF US WITH ACTIVITIES CURBED BY COVID-19, THERE ARE STILL PLENTY OF CHEAP AND CHEERFUL WAYS TO KEEP THE CHILDREN OCCUPIE(...)

Skellig Michael, Co Kerry. While the World Heritage Convention offers a global tool for conserving our heritage, climate change will continue to create risks and issues for conservation. Photograph: Chris Hill/Getty

For almost 50 years, Unesco’s 1972 world heritage convention (WHC) has been the foremost global instrument for the protection of humanity’s natural an(...)

A period of uncertainty lies ahead for Ireland’s students and universities alike. Photograph: Getty

Before the pandemic, colleges and universities were creaking due to a decade of underfunding. Now, with vital income from international students, comm(...)

Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan.  There is a legitimate fear that when it comes to crunch time in political negotiations and budgetary discussions, high-flown words about the importance of the arts are swiftly forgotten. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

As the country cautiously starts to emerge from lockdown, with restrictions gradually being incrementally lifted on various activities, the airwaves a(...)

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