Conference organiser Myles Dungan: “It was as if the huge journalistic advances of the 19th century had never happened”

RONAN MCGREEVY Irish mainstream newspapers were willing participants in the recruitment of Irishmen into the British army during the first World War,(...)

Irish actor Andrew Scott  will play the character of Denbigh - a Whitehall boss - in the new James Bond film, Spectre. He won’t be playing a villain, as many had initially expected.  Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Irish actor Andrew Scott is to star in the new James Bond film, Spectre. Details of Spectre were announced on Thursday at Pinewood Studios, outside Lo(...)

Michael Harding’s latest book is called Hanging With the Elephant.

Irish Times columnist Michael Harding will make his first appearance on the Late Late Show tonight to promote his new book Hanging With the Elephant. (...)

‘As a filmmaker of Jewish background I fully support the Tricycle’s position,’  Irish director Lenny Abrahamson tweeted after the Tricycle Theatre in London declined to screen the Jewish Film Festival because it was sponsored by the Israeli embassy. Photograph: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

Irish film director Lenny Abrahamson has said he supports the decision by the Tricycle Theatre in London not to show a Jewish film festival because it(...)

Award winner Brendan Gleeson at the 11th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish Film and Television Academy (Ifta) chief executive Áine Moriarty has blamed technical issues for the poor sound quality of Saturday night(...)

 A spectator watches the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin. Photograph: Barry
Cronin/EPA

Irish people enjoy among the highest quality of life and standard of living in Europe, according to the European Union. The news will co(...)

Breda O’Brien: “All we wanted was an apology and was offered a completely inadequate response which was a right of reply. It is not up to you to defend yourself. It is up to the organisation that defamed you.” Photograph: David Sleator

Irish Times columnist Breda O’Brien has stated that she and other members of the Iona Institute only sought libel damages after RTÉ refused to apologi(...)

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Irish parents rate their children as being more sociable than their UK counterparts, a conference heard today. A comparative study of almost 40(...)

The average Irish man born in 1980 is now 1.76cm tall (5ft 9in).

  Irish men are an average of 8cm or almost three and a half inches taller than they were a century ago, according to new research. (...)

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