Eurovision 2019: Sarah McTernan performs 22 for Ireland in Israel last Thursday. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty

Ireland didn’t quite score nul points in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, but it may as well have. The Irish entry, 22, sung by Sarah McTernan, came(...)

Sasha Hamrogue (left) and Venetia Quick, hosts of the podcast  ‘Grief Encounters’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

“It’s like you’re in a different club,” muses broadcaster Venetia Quick over a cup of coffee. “You might have friends for 40 years and then suddenly y(...)

At Jonathan Wilkes 26th birthday party, August, 2004: Wilkes’s mother, Declan Donnelly and Kerry McFadden.  Photograph:  ShowBizIreland/Getty Images

It’s the end of an era – an era in which we happily lost the run of ourselves. Being a regular at Lillie’s Bordello in the 1990s was like living in th(...)

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’s new host, Jeremy Clarkson. Photograph: PR company handout

The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ 1, 9.35pm As Eurovision mania kicks into gear with Ireland’s Ryan O’Shaughnessy all set to sing Together in the first s(...)

Marco Pierre White and Paul Harrington.

We know he can sing, he’s got that Eurovision gong and a career spanning more than three decades to prove it. But who knew Rock ’n’ Roll kid Paul Harr(...)

Throughout Food Month people will share with us their most treasured food memory. You can share yours at magazine@irishtimes.com Earli(...)

 Ryan Dolan, who is representing Ireland at this year’s Eurovision in Malmö, during his  first    rehearsal at  Malmö Arena.   Photograph: Thomas Hanses/EBU

Dolan’s Travellers Rest service station in Strabane may be quieter than usual this week, because much (...)