Yvonne and Shannon Kinsella. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell for the Irish Times

Yvonne Kinsella had watched broken-hearted when her daughter Shannon lost her hair, supporting her as she struggled to cope. Thirteen years later, whe(...)

Flooding around Parteen Weir in Co Clare.  The Shannon-Dublin water pipeline will cost more than €1.2bn and its footprint will be immense.  Photograph: TISC

It is described as “one of the most important [infrastructural] projects in the history of the State”. Though not quite at the scale of Ardnacrusha hy(...)

Richard Branson arrives by Tesla at Powerscourt Estate, having taken a helicopter to the Co Wicklow venue from Dublin city centre. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

When presenter Síle Seoige introduced Ultimo bra entrepreneur Michelle Mone onstage at the Pendulum Summit on Wednesday, the Scottish businesswoman di(...)

Michelle Mone, founder of Ultimo.

Michelle Mone, the founder of the Ultimo lingerie company, told a Dublin conference audience this afternoon that Margaret Heffernan of Dunnes Stores w(...)

Steven Soderbergh  with Daniel Craig on the set of Logan Lucky. Photograph: Claudette Barius/Fingerprint

What are you doing here, Steven Soderbergh? A few years ago, the director of Sex Lies and Videotape, Traffic and the Oceans trilogy told us that he wa(...)

Gilmore Girls: Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel in “A Year in the Life”, on Netflix

Ready the hot-water bottles: Gilmore Girls (Netflix), the ultimate comfort show, is back. Almost 10 years since the series last aired, Rory, Lorelai a(...)