Oscar Wilde

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Show some respect: the Molly Malone statue on Suffolk Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

I wish to include the internationally famous fishmonger, Molly Malone, in the current movement against sexual harassment. On a visit to Dublin recent(...)

Janet Moran in 'A Holy Show'

It’s here, starting tonight, in venues (and on the streets and on a bus and wherever you’re having yourself) across Dublin. The enormous, varied, chal(...)

Who do you think you are kidding Monsieur Barnier/We’re preparing to kill each other for a can of Spam.

Given the trouble British industry is facing, I am happy to offer a sure-fire winner to its entrepreneurs. There is bound to be a huge market in T-shi(...)

“To misquote Oscar Wilde, to lose money once in a crisis can be viewed as a misfortune, to do so twice is careless.” Photograph: istock

On this day 10 years ago, Katy Perry’s I Kissed a Girl was hurtling up the charts almost as quickly as deposits were hurtling out of the Irish banks.&(...)

A Dublin Fairytale: “Look, there’s Trinity College of Sorcery”

In Sarah Bowie’s charming picture book Let’s See Ireland, the protagonist, Molly, embarks upon a national tour with her parents and a stowaway cat. As(...)

In 1888 Mike 'King' Kelly published the first autobiography ever written by a baseball player, and his fame reached new heights.

Earlier this summer, Belfast native PJ Conlon garnered significant media attention when he debuted for the New York Mets and became the first Irish-bo(...)

Writer Sonya Kelly: irony and insight. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Furniture ★★★★ Mick Lally Theatre, Galway Sonya Kelly’s magnificently funny new play for Druid begins with an unseen minister’s encomium for classic (...)

Irish Ferreis says repairs on to Ulysses  more serious than originally anticipated and it will be out of service for up to two weeks. Photograph: Eric Luke

Several hundred holidaymakers who were forced to rearrange their travel plans after Irish Ferries cancelled all sailings of the WB Yeats to France thi(...)

A CGI version of the delayed Irish Ferries ship WB Yeats

Irish Ferries have yet to re-arrange more than 800 bookings that were cancelled due to delays in the completion of a new vessel. The company have rea(...)

Marvel’s Luke Cage: second series starts Friday. Photograph: David Lee/Netflix

The Best of The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm A look back at some of the best moments of the season, featuring a sing-along with the man who (...)

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