Eamon Dunphy

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Nonagenarian jam makers and celebrity tractor crimes – excellent work, Big Week on the Farm.

On Monday’s Big Week on the Farm: Harvest (RTÉ1, Monday to Thursday) I watch two hair stylists giving a makeover to some cows. “It’s finally happening(...)

 President Michael D Higgins, with one of his dogs, and his wife, Sabina,   with Pat  and  Michael English at the Presidential Concert, celebrating Irish country music in Áras an Uachtaráin.

Friday was National Bring Your Dog to Work Day. Michael D brought along Síoda and Bród for his working day. But there is nothing unusual in that. In(...)

Former RTÉ soccer pundit Eamon Dunphy

The media firm of former RTÉ pundit Eamon Dunphy returned to profit last year after posting losses of almost €40,000 in 2017. The company had a cash p(...)

Daenerys Targaryen in Dublin’s Waxwork Museum. Photograph: Conor Pope

Winter has come to the Dublin Waxworks Museum just as Game of Thrones reaches its bloody climax. On Wednesday morning, the Dublin city centre tourist(...)

Maximum Media founder Niall McGarry at the company’s office in Fumbally Lane in Dublin.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When online publisher Joe released a mash-up in the UK this month of Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg as Pulp singer Jarvis Cocker, the internet almost (...)

RTÉ head of sport Declan McBennett: “I’m not going to apologise for coming from Monaghan where hockey and hurling were not big things.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Don’t call him the Gah Man. Just as it used to grind Ryle Nugent’s gears to be known as Mr Rugger when he was RTÉ’s head of sport, Declan McBennett ha(...)

You never know what you’ll find in the ridiculous room. A small bear for €450? A baseball cap for €175? Photograph: iStock

I spent much of last Monday evening smelling like a carnal flower. Drawn to its arresting name, I couldn’t help but wonder if the unfamiliar perfume I(...)

‘Between you and me and the post’ – Like sentry guards, Jack McCaffrey and umpire Tom O’Kane watch the ball squirm away from the goal, one of the few moments of danger for Dublin in a relatively straight-forward semi-final win over Galway. Photo: “A Season of Sundays 2018”/Sportsfile

The Best Tony 10 by Declan Lynch and Tony O’Reilly – Gill Books, €16.99 The story of Tony O’Reilly, the Carlow postmaster who stole €1.75m(...)

Management at Lillie’s Bordello said they had “exciting plans coming down the tracks”.

There will be wailing and gnashing of teeth among Ireland’s minor celebrity set this weekend after news broke that Lillie’s Bordello is to close its d(...)

Glenn Whelan during Ireland training ahead of the friendly international against Northern Ireland. Photo: Bryan Keane/Inpho

A decade after Giovanni Trapattoni handed him his debut, Glenn Whelan departs the international stage tonight full of gratitude, he says, for the oppo(...)

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