Maureen O’Carroll playing with her sisters Cathleen and Patricia. Photograph courtesy of Leora O’Carroll

The concert at the Sydney Opera House was about to start. A cellist, Maureen O’Carroll, had bravely informed the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s managemen(...)

Mrs Brown’s Boys: Refrain from actually watching it and it’s easy enough to believe it’s a masterpiece

This has been a difficult time for elitist media snowflakes. We peer at one another through monocles while harpsichord music spills across the Regency(...)

Brendan O’Carroll pictured with Eva Crean, Stepaside Dublin (right) and Ella Hannon Moss, Mountmellick, Co Laois, at a press conference on Moore Street, Dublin on Monday, announcing him as St Patrick’s Day parade grand marshal for 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Brendan O’Carroll of Mrs Brown’s Boys fame has been named as the St Patrick’s Day 2015 grand marshal, capping off a successful year for the actor and (...)

How can you tell for certain that you’ve arrived? Well, if you get to be interviewed within an exhibition dedicated to your most famous creation, t(...)