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Matt Healy of The 1975 performing on the main stage at Electric Picnic 2019. Photograph: Dave Meehan for The Irish Times

THE 1975 ★★★★ Main stage In recent years, The 1975 have established themselves as some of the most compelling commentators on the present state of t(...)

Galway’s Tara Kenny celebrates at the final whistle of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship semi-final win over Cork at the  LIT Gaelic Grounds in  Limerick. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Galway 0-14 Cork 1-10 Galway produced a performance of real steel to match their talent to return to the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie(...)

Una Ryan and  Claire Gough of Macra na Feirme

Members of Macra na Feirme marched in the Dublin Pride parade this weekend, marking the first time in the organisation’s history that it has been offi(...)

Jennifer Zamparelli. ‘She has a monotone delivery, pitched somewhere between manic and sarcastic’

For anyone looking at the chaos wreaked in the US by Donald Trump and smugly thinking it couldn’t happen here, events last week should comprehensively(...)

Sea of Solitude marks the moment mental health themes go mainstream in gaming.

The all-male Trinity College Dublin society at the centre of an alleged ‘hazing’ controversy, has claimed a college investigation has concluded only t(...)

Modelled after a Victorian brothel, Lillie’s Bordello quickly established itself as a celebrity stomping ground and later became synonymous with  excesses of the Celtic Tiger.

‘End of an era’ and ‘Where will we go now?’ were the common refrains as partyogers of a certain vintage flocked to Lillie’s Bordello for one final dan(...)

My Dad’s Blind: Anna Sheils-McNamee’s play was named best production at Dublin Fringe Festival

The marathon Dublin Fringe Festival – 80 productions and 554 performances over 16 days – ended on Sunday night with the announcement of this year’s fr(...)

Japan’s Naomi Osaka won her first Grand Slam tennis title at the weekend, giving a brilliant display to take the US Open title, but her achievement ha(...)

 Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship: Cork’s Laura Treacy celebrates at the final whistle. Photograph:  ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

Camogie can’t keep having finals like this. For the second year in a row, Cork beat Kilkenny by a point in a tight, nervy game where no goal was score(...)

Tess Arbez competes in the Women’s Slalom during the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Switzerland. She one of Ireland’s two Winter Olympics hopefuls. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Ask most Irish people to explain the terms “slalom” or “giant slalom” and chances are they’ll struggle. “Is it a type of… exotic sausage? A Hebrew gre(...)

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