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. (...)

The Gloaming Live at the National Concert Hall in March 2018. Photograph: York Tillyer

The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm Rock star and charity campaigner Bob Geldof leads the names joining Ryan Tubridy on Good Friday’s Late La(...)

Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, who died along with her crewmates Capt Mark Duffy, Ciarán Smith and Paul Ormsby while on a search and rescue mission in March. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
Rest in peace ... They died in 2017
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  • December 28, 2017, 06:00

JANUARY 8 – Peter Sarstedt, English singer/songwriter – Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)? – age 75 9 – TK Whitaker, economist and former public servan(...)

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(...)

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 (...)

Simon and Ruth Fitzmaurice in It’s Not Yet Dark

Over the last few years, Simon Fitzmaurice has become a sort of legend in Irish cultural circles. He is the stubborn mule who, after contracting motor(...)

Magnificent seven plus one: (clockwise from top left) Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Bonny Wright, JK Rowling, Tom Felton, Evanna Lynch and Matthew Lewis

Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) Radcliffe looked to be faltering for a while. He admitted to excessive drinking and gave up the booze in 2010 as Pott(...)

Ruth Fitzmaurice at Ladies’ Cove in Greystones, Co Wicklow

Element Pictures has signed a deal for the film rights to author Ruth Fitzmaurice’s forthcoming debut book I Found My Tribe. The book is about her h(...)

Simon Fitzmaurice directed ‘My Name is Emily’ – a crowd-funded production – from a wheelchair, while struggling with the symptoms of motor neurone disease. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An extraordinary awards season for the domestic film industry comes to a close on Saturday night with the Irish Film and Television Academy (Ifta) Awa(...)

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