Campaigners ahead of a protest on rising motor insurance costs, at Buswell’s hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

There will be no dramatic lowering of car insurance costs as part of the Government’s attempts to address spiralling premiums, Minister of State at th(...)

Jeff Buckley on stage at Wetlands, New York, in 1994, the year ‘Grace’ was released. Photograph: Steve Eichner/Getty Images

Some albums are born great and some have greatness thrust upon them with time. And some, like Jeff Buckley’s Grace, are a bit of both. Released(...)

Niall Horan of One Direction performing in the O2 last year. He now ranks among the richest music performers in Britain and Ireland. Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Despite not touring since 2011, U2’s combined wealth makes them the third highest-grossing music millionaires in Britain and Ireland. Wi(...)