Chris De Burgh

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Abbey Leix Estate

Abbey Leix Estate Address: Abbeyleix, Co Laois Value: €20m-plus Agents: Colliers and Sotheby’s Designed in 1773 by noted architect James Wyatt, and (...)

Extra Ordinary requires epic suspension of disbelief

You couldn’t accuse Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman, writer-directors of this amusing Irish comedy, of selling us short on knockabout content. Extra Ordi(...)

When the owners of a house on a quiet road in Dalkey moved in about 40 years ago, the one thing they sought was to enhance the view of the sea. And so(...)

Jack Reynor’s horror short ‘Bainne’. Photograph:  Madeline Mulqueen

Jack Reynor is returning to the Galway Film Fleadh. “Yes, I am bringing down my spare liver in my suitcase,” he says. The Fleadh does have that reput(...)

The antics of the elusive Dáil rodent have been well-chronicled.

Imagine the scene. Micheál Martin sitting down in the members’ bar having a cup of tea with a party colleague when a dirty great rat scuttles across (...)

Bushey Park: Chris de Burgh’s Co Wicklow home

Chris de Burgh has put his Co Wicklow home on the market for €12.5 million. The singer bought the Georgian mansion, Bushey Park, in 1996; set on just (...)

Amy Worrall and Fátimah Alaya

What is Jailbreak? Jailbreak is Ireland’s largest student-run fundraiser, now in its 7th year running. All proceeds of the charity event are split b(...)

Måns Zelmerlöw, whose winner for Sweden in 2015 was written by a production team who have written for Fifth Harmony and Iggy Azalea. Photograph: Nigel Treblin/Getty

In 2016, while covering that year’s Eurovision, the scale of the event and the power of the songs overwhelmed me and I became very opinionated. “The I(...)

The Irish Times has decided to embrace the Christmas music dirgefest. Photograph: Getty

It’s the most wonderful time of the year when people across the land start decking their halls and dreaming of white Christmas and maybe even wishing (...)

A man fixes a car next to the shore in Cap Haitien, Haiti on Thursday. Photograph:  Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters

Hurricane Irma has ripped through the Caribbean, killing at least 11 people and causing widespread damage. Winds of up to 300km/h have lashed islands (...)

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