Colm Toibin

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The funeral of Eugene McCabe  was told that his ‘love of literature, or writing, was matched only by his love of nature’. Photograph: The Irish Times

Renowned writer Eugene McCabe was defined by his “love of nature,” his funeral Mass in Clones, Co Monaghan, heard on Saturday. McCabe, a playwright a(...)

There was no Galway International Arts Festival this summer, but there will be an autumn version for arts enthusiasts. The festival opens on September 3rd with John Gerrard’s Mirror Pavilion, above. See giaf.ie for details

“It felt like we were in the wrong town,” says John Crumlish, managing director of Galway International Arts Festival, recalling what it was like to w(...)

Irish Lives Matter T-Shirts for sale on Amazon.

A senior group of Irish-American political and cultural leaders has urged Irish-Americans to boycott the sale of “Irish Lives Matter” T-shirts in the (...)

Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar Jones as Connell and Marianne in the TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Normal People. Photograph: Enda Bowe/Element Pictures

I was born in Toronto and moved to Ireland as a boy. I spent some formative years in Shannon, the planned, Khrushchevian-style satellite town in south(...)

Pandemic: the first cases of coronavirus in Gaza were reported in March. Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP via Getty

Irish artists have joined international colleagues as signatories to an open letter published yesterday that urges an end to Israel’s siege of Gaza am(...)

Great Irish movies: Eamonn Owens as Francie Brady in The Butcher Boy, directed by Neil Jordan

IN VERY PARTICULAR ORDER, HERE’S OUR (CURRENTLY DEFINITIVE) PICK OF THE GREATEST IRISH MOVIES EVER MADE No sane person will sincerely claim that(...)

Author Tim Robinson  near his home in Roundstone, Connemara, Co Galway. Photograph: Brian Farrell

The acclaimed Connemara-based author, artist and cartographer Tim Robinson has died in London from coronavirus at the age of 85. Mr Robinson, who was(...)

Avolon chief executive Dómhnal Slattery with Leo Varadkar. The aircraft leasing company is among the world’s largest in that sector. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

“All bets are off” when it comes to the impact of coronavirus on the airline industry, according to the chief executive of one of the world’s largest (...)

Colm Tóibín: Whose job is it to solve the crisis? How strange that now, in the light of a housing crisis, one aspect of de Valera’s legacy (...)

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