Tony Keady at Oranmore, Co. Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Former Hurler of the Year Tony Keady has died in hospital in Galway after suffering a serious illness earlier this week. The 53-year old passed away (...)

Cork manager Kieran Kingston celebrates with his son Shane Kingston after Cork’s win over Tipperary in the Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship quarter-final at Semple Stadium on Sunday.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The eruption of young Cork talent in Thurles on Sunday was in keeping with one theme in the county’s recent hurling history: the production line has b(...)

Former Wicklow county manager Eddie Sheehy. Photograph: Collins

Two Wicklow County Council workers have described to the High Court how they were called to the council’s offices where, in the presence of the now re(...)

 Colin Farrell in Yorgos Lanthimos’ film The Lobster. The experience of independence continues to resonate in the Greek mind. Photograph: Despina Spyrou

I discovered the music of Alexis Zoumbas not from any Greek source but from Donal Dineen’s Sunken Treasure column in The Ticket (November 25th). Zou(...)

Nicholas Gore Grimes in his Sandymount home with a six-arm brass chandelier with multi-coloured enamelled shades by Stilnovo, and a set of eight rosewood ‘Model 83’ dining chairs by Niels Otto Moller, c 1970. Photograph: Eric Luke

Home for Nicholas Gore-Grimes, owner of Dublin’s Cross Gallery, is in a period villa-type property, set on a quiet square in Sandymount. Having bought(...)

Judge said former Tyrone footballer Owen Mulligan was ‘opstrpeuous, awful, aggressive and difficult to handle both inside and outside the garda station’ but he had to dismiss the case. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

A former Tyrone footballer has avoided conviction for refusing to give a blood or urine sample because gardaí failed to inform him of his obligations,(...)

All the musicians from Into the Tradition on stage at the  NCH

Elemental and meandering, our music, songs and poetry have carved themselves into the fabric of who we are, and this celebration of the last 100 years(...)

A man  building  a shelter in the migrant camp  in Calais, France. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The landscapes of emigration, migration, exile and return are complex ones of loss, enrichment, suffering and enduring hope. Every time I hear about t(...)

Detail from Light Touch by Michael Coleman

Little Yellow Cardigan – Michael Coleman Cross Gallery, Dublin ***** Some artists arrive at a medium, a style, a method, and achieve a(...)

Serendipitous connections, odd coincidences and instruments in sublime tunings put many a pep in the steps of Buttons & Bows, who finally retur(...)

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