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Written by Roddy Doyle, Rosie tackles the homelessness crisis with great economy

There was a time when we didn’t really make feature films. It wasn’t all that long ago that the nation would have collective hysterics if such a rare (...)

Murphy & Gunn BMW garage in Milltown, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

One of Dublin’s best known BMW dealerships, Murphy & Gunn in Milltown, will close down at the end of the month after losing its franchise with the(...)

Pamex founder Tom Murphy: “I knew we were getting into something that could potentially be very expensive.”

Pamex is small pharmaceuticals marketing and distribution company based in Castlebar, Co Mayo. Chauvin is a large French ophthalmic company, owned by (...)

 Cooling down, people pictured enjoying the summer heatwave on Portmarnock Strand. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Many parts of Ireland had the driest and sunniest summer for more than than 20 years, Met Éireann has revealed. June and July were gloriously sunny a(...)

Come On Home ★★★ Peacock at The Abbey Theatre  Familial estrangement, religious hypocrisy, sexual repression, provincial suffocation: as a wri(...)

Phillip McMahon and Rachel O’Riordan’s  new play, ‘Come on Home’, runs in the Abbey Theatre on the Peacock Stage  from July 13th to August 4th. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Almost 20 years ago, the writer and director Phillip McMahon took a year out to travel, to discover and to party. For a young gay man of 20, it was a (...)

What is your average breakfast? Lorraine: I grab a banana and eat it in the car. But at the weekends I have pancakes, it’s a thing me and my daughter(...)

Foyle Punt is inspired by and written with the Donegal boat builder Philip McDonald

Furniture and Shelter Mick Lally Theatre, Galway. Performed in repertory: Previews July 12th-14th 5pm/8pm Opens July 15/16-29 (Sat mat 3pm) €18-€26 gi(...)

Michael McDowell SC, for Sgt Maurice McCabe, said it would serve no useful purpose to refer issues of journalistic privilege to the High Court. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The chairman of the Charleton tribunal has said he will not go to the High Court to require journalists to answer questions where they claimed journal(...)

Nina Hynes: ‘Our sense of worth became about how much we were earning, as opposed to valuing a piece of music or art on its own merits.’

A group of Irish artists living in Berlin have organised a new festival, Craw, to explore what’s “stuck in their craw” about Ireland. Ahead of the fes(...)

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