Ardal O’Hanlon: Brings just the right combination of frivolity and sincerity

People can be slow to keep a record of pleasure. We remember the serious stuff first: the battles and wars, important dates and deaths, tragedies and (...)

Keeping it country: Big Tom on stage at Cork Opera House (1981).

On Tuesday morning, as the tributes pour in for the late Big Tom McBride on the Ryan Tubridy Show (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays), one song in particular spri(...)

Mary Boyle:  vanished  in Donegal in March 1977.

More than 500 people have attended a walk in memory of missing Co Donegal schoolgirl Mary Boyle. The march, organised by local Ballyshannon resident(...)

Margo O’Donnell: said she believed a YouTube documentary about the Mary Boyle case had created a new spark in the investigation.

The singer Margo O’Donnell has said she believes the truth about what happened to missing Mary Boyle will be discovered if gardaí arrest the man she (...)

Donegal schoolgirl Mary Boyle was six years old when she went missing in 1977

The Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said she cannot direct an inquest to be opened into Ireland’s oldest missing person case. Commenting (...)