Wear your mask. Photo: iStock

It is not uncommon for a major event or a significant year to give us new words. D-Day, Watergate (and almost any other word you can think of followed(...)

Gallaghers on Main Street, Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, is one of the oldest shops run by one of the best known people, Mary Gallagher. File photograph: Brendan Gallagher

One of the oldest shops run by one of the best known people in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon is to close down. Gallaghers on Main Street in the town (...)

A planning application for a U2 museum in Dublin’s docklands is set to be lodged in the coming days. Photograph: Brendan Fitzsimons

Plans for a U2 museum on the site of the band’s recording studio in Dublin’s docklands are at an advanced stage, with a planning application set to be(...)

Cork Person of the Year, Louise O’Keeffe. Photograph: Garrett White/Collins

Louise O’Keeffe has been named Cork Person of the Year.Ms O’Keeffe, who was abused by her school principal at Dunderrow National School in Cork in the(...)