My room bore a striking resemblance to Vincent van Gogh’s Bedroom in Arles, although that probably didn’t have an en-suite bathroom, unlike mine

Among the underappreciated charms of Paris is the old, one-or-two-star family-run hotel, with tiny lifts, creaky floorboards, narrow corridors full of(...)

Record companies are always on guard for a hook on which to hang a potential hit song or album, but with Pop Psychédélique one has, if you’ll excuse t(...)

Director Aoife Kelleher: ‘The first spring in lockdown was hard, but there was a strange novelty to it.’

For the first few months of the first lockdown I was ghostwriting a memoir with Majella Moynihan, so I was quite insulated. My husband was doing all t(...)

Grainne Humphreys: ‘George Michael was a consummate artist yet so bloody catchy.’ Photograph: Chris Cuffaro

Looking at my playlist of songs I’ve been listening to during the pandemic, I realised that I’ve been stuck in the 1980s. I was surprised because I wo(...)

Lives Lost: Caroline Crowley

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

It would have been completely understandable if Baxter Dury had spent his career shying away from the family name. After all, the shadow cast by his f(...)

As Amazon currently scouts the United States in search of a location for its new HQ2 city mayors from several major cities have been using their best chat-up lines to woo the retail giant. Photograph: David Ryder/Getty Images

I always found it hard to watch British comedy series The Office. Its intense reliance on cringe comedic value made me feel the same way others do abo(...)

French singer France Gall performs during the Eurovision Song Contest on March 1st, 1965. Gall has died at the age of 70. File photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

Singer France Gall, whose hits made her an icon of French pop music, has died aged 70. Gall passed away on Sunday after a two-year struggle against (...)

Ana Maria Pacheco’s Hairy Legs of the Queen of Sheba.  Courtesy of the artist and Pratt Contemporary

Many centuries ago a young Portuguese girl was said to have been so determined to remain chaste, she prayed to be made ugly. God granted her a beard. (...)

Leonard Cohen onstage at the Three Arena in 2009. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A number of years ago, RTÉ television ran a satirical sitcom set in a CNN-style newsroom, complete with newsreader, cutaways to reporters, graphics an(...)

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