Isabella Douglas with Ryan Tubridy on the set of the Late Late Toy Show. Photograph: Andres Poveda

More than €6 million was raised for children’s charities during the RTÉ Late Late Toy show on Friday night. The RTÉ Toy Show Appeal, which repla(...)

Mark O’Connell: ‘If Ulysses were set in 2018, somewhere between 150 and 200 pages would just be the two main guys standing around at pedestrian crossings waiting for the green man to make an appearance’

You can tell a lot about a city by the way it treats its pedestrians. Dublin seems at best indifferent to its ambulatory underclass, at worst actively(...)

Deirdre O’Kane: ‘I can’t watch the refugee crisis for another minute. I can’t pass another homeless person in the street.’

The homelessness and the refugee crisis is why I started Paddy’s Night in support of Comic Relief. I can’t watch the refugee crisis for another minute(...)