The late Joe Dolan performs at the INEC, in Killarney: the owners of the venue saw profits fall in 2018. Photograph:  Don MacMonagle

Operating profits at the hotel group which operates the INEC in Killarney last year decreased by 7 per cent to €1.32 million. New accounts filed by&n(...)

Caroline Madden: 'Between house price increases, and 13 years of paying down the mortgage, we were no longer in negative equity'

They say the best time to buy a house is always five years ago. In our case this turned out to be true. I was 26, my boyfriend 27, and we paid €480,00(...)

Electric Picnic 2019: Lina Bebekh, from Clondalkin in Dublin, in the Stradbally drizzle. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Driving into Stradbally on Friday morning, one is immediately greeted by stand after stand of Jehovah’s Witnesses. They have set up shop at the side o(...)

A Cork woman has had her prison sentence for participating in a cocaine “factory” cut in half by the Court of Appeal. Last year Molly Sloyan (26), fr(...)

  Family and friends following the hearse in the Liberties on their way to the funeral Mass of comedian Brendan Grace. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The first sign the coffin was on its way was the arrival of a large wreath spelling out the word ‘Bottler’, in tribute to one of Brendan Grace’s best (...)

Ryan Tubridy again ingratiates himself with the real people of Ireland on this, the latest Late Late Show Country Special.

“Hello, it’s me Big Ryan Tubridy and I eat dinner in the middle of the day. My favourite bullock is called ‘de Valera’ and my favourite song is called(...)

Ciara Geraghty: I was under the impression that I had come to terms with my father not being here, long before he died. And then I found that list.. Photograph: Doreen Kilfeather

I found the guest list for my last book launch. It fell out of a folder and floated to the ground, sort of quiet and apologetic, like the last leaf fr(...)

In the news: some of the headline-makers of 2018

Answer all 100 questions in our special Christmas Quiz to be in with a chance of winning one of the following prizes: 1st prize: One night (...)

Sometimes at Christmas there’s nothing for it but to crack out a board game,  Photograph: istock

Once presents have been played with, the fight over the remote control has led to an impasse, and dinner has been doled out, there’s only one other ti(...)

Conor McGloughlin, Chanchan Yubozhou and Cameron Drumm, of The Palestrina Choir of St Mary’s Pro Cathedral, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

O’Connell Street is abuzz with early-bird shoppers and rain-soaked commuters, but down a side street, past the odd lurking menacing figure or two, lie(...)

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