Dublin singer Imelda May. Photograph: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

The GAA has announced that Imelda May will entertain the crowd at Croke Park on Sunday during half-time of the All-Ireland senior football final. Las(...)

 Gennady Golovkin training for his forthcoming showdown with Canelo Alvarez on September 16th. Photograph:  Harry How/Getty Images

When the story of professional boxing in the 21st century is written, Saturday, August 26th, 2017 may well be a date of some significance. That was w(...)

Fans  watch the live coverage of the Conor McGregor V Floyd Mayweather boxing match from Las Vegas in a Dublin city pub. Photograph: Tom Honan

Was it worth staying up for? Was it worth, indeed, going out and sitting in a pub all night for? Views were mixed as the tenth round opened at the T-(...)

Golden Discs flagship store on Patrick’s Street in  Cork:  In its latest annual accounts for the period to the year ended December 2016, the group returned a net profit of over €172,000.

Record store chain Golden Discs has returned to profit partly as a result of vinyl sales, the company said on Tuesday. In its latest annual accounts (...)

Dublin singer Imelda May (centre) featured in the Ordinary Level paper. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Students at St Michael’s Community College in Kilmihil, Co Clare, were “very happy” with the Higher Level Junior Cycle Paper 1 in Irish. Teacher Rut(...)

Eunice Adeleye was born in Ireland to Nigerian parents in 2007. In school her favourite subject is maths. She loves to dress up and get her hair done. Photograph: Kim Haughton

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best, and Kim Haughton’s project Portrait of a Century is genius in both its simplicity and impact. The Irish pho(...)

 Little Mix are one of the acts scheduled to play this year’s Live at the Marquee concert series in Cork. File photograph: Ryan Phillips/PA Wire

The country may be going soccer mad over the Republic of Ireland’s appearance in Euro 2016 in France, but not even the boys in green can quell Cork’s (...)

The artist Hugh O’Donoghue  in front of an epic new painting The Wasteland (8ft x 24ft), which features in a major new exhibition of work commissioned by the Galway International Arts Festival. Photograph: Colin Crisford

New shows from Enda Walsh and Hughie O’Donoghue are at the heart of this year’s Galway International Arts Festival (GIAF). Arlington [a love story] (...)

‘Awakening’ on the main stage of the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. Photograph: Conor McCabe

RTÉ’s Centenary programme has been met with general acclaim following last night’s broadcast. The hour-and-a-half long show filmed live from the Bórd(...)

Children from the Rainbow Drama School commemorate the children who died in the Rising, one of many events in St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. Photograph:  Maxwells

The Reflecting the Rising Easter Monday event was billed as the biggest public event in Irish history and it was already a success before it even sta(...)