Sally and Alex Burnham have renovated a house in Greystones that had been divided up into different small businesses. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Primary school teacher, Sally Burnham and her husband Alex, a cyber-security consultant, are more than a little fond of Emily House – the pretty, Vict(...)

Rob Delaney with his two-year-old son, Henry, who died last January. Photograph: Rob Delaney/Facebook

The actor Rob Delaney has been speaking about his family’s grief at their first Christmas without his two-year-old son, Henry, who died last January. (...)

Vicky Phelan is to meet the Taoiseach regarding the CervicalCheck debacle. Photograph: CourtPix

The “vast, vast majority” of the 221 women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy had their screenings misread through negligence, a solicitor for (...)

Fever Ray: headlining the Body and Soul stage on Friday at the festival

Body & Soul Stage Friday, June 22nd 00:30-01:45 Olof Dreijer DJ Set 23:00-00:15 Fever Ray 21:10-22:10 Fatima Al Qadiri 19:40- 20:40 FAK(...)

Just Walliams: David Walliams received the international recognition award at the Irish Book Awards in Dublin last month. Photograph; Phillip Massey/Getty Images

David Walliams is by some distance the bestselling author in Ireland in 2017. Children’s author Walliams has sold an astonishing 177,045 books to dat(...)

Do not buy somebody a Christmas present just because you think it’s fabulous and would love it for yourself. That is the golden rule of gift-giving a(...)

Children explore artefacts at the Medieval Mile Museum in Kilkenny.

How do I annoy my children? Here’s a typical example: After a trip away recently, we were driving back home along the motorway. My daughters were grim(...)

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Here are the shortlisted entries for this year’s Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2017. TheJournal.ie Best Irish Published Book of the Year The(...)

Ruth Fitzmaurice with her children at the funeral of her husband, film director Simon Fitzmaurice, at St Kilian’s Church, Blacklion, Greystones, today. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Film director Simon Fitzmaurice remained “full of humour” and “jolly and courageous” right up until his death, despite his difficult battle with motor(...)

Ruth and Simon Fitzmaurice and their children Jack, Raife, Arden and twins Hunter and Sadie in their home in Greystones, Co Wicklow

“I’m, well, to be perfectly honest, a bit of a stubborn bastard,” Simon Fitzmaurice told The Irish Times in 2016. “I believe in the power of people’s (...)

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