Labour MP Kate Hoey: has consistently voted with the government to stop efforts for a soft Brexit or to oppose no deal. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The Brexit-backing, Antrim-born Labour MP Kate Hoey has announced she will stand down at the next election in her ultra-remain constituency of Vauxhal(...)

Bewley’s of Grafton Street: the facade of the landmark Dublin cafe

You’re walking down Grafton Street in Dublin and duck into Bewley’s, that institution of a coffee house that’s so familiar we hardly ever think about (...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

Pro-EU campaigner attends a rally outside of the parliament in London. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Proponents of a second EU referendum are urgently trying to fight back against the impression that the plan might be doomed after a series of setbacks(...)

Flaming Lips at the Big Top  started by releasing massive balloons into the crowd while covering ‘Space Oddity’ in a zorb, which then surfed the crowd.

It’s a warm, damp night in the city, and they’re everywhere. Why are so many people in Galway wandering around wearing red fezzes? Have they taken ove(...)

Full moon in Galway? Photograph: Galway International Arts Festival/Facebook

A “bridge” made of cardboard mounted on kayaks over the river Corrib and a “gargantuan” newspaper installation by Turner prize-nominated artist David (...)

Dominic Fitzpatrick, the Irish News.

Dominic Fitzpatrick has had little respite from the media sector over the course of his life. He grew up in the industry as his father, a lawyer, held(...)

Kelly’s Resort Hotel in Rosslare, Co Wexford

Profits at the four-star Kelly’s Resort Hotel in Rosslare increased by 12 per cent in 2016 as a “bit more confidence” returned to the economy, the com(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Increased prosperity on both sides of the Border and the “almost total peace” are in jeopardy if the wrong decisions are made over Brexit, according t(...)

The stamp featuring an image by Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick, of Argentine revolutionary leader Ernesto “Che” Guevara is held up outside the General Post Office (GPO) in Dublin. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

The first print-run of 122,000 postage stamps bearing a famous image of Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara by an Irish artist has sold out, An Post has(...)

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