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ONLINE CULTURE HAS RESHAPED THE POLITICAL LANDSCAPE: QUIZZES, MEMES AND SOCIAL INFLUENCERS ALL PLAYED ROLES IN THE OUTCOME OF LAST WEEKEND'S ELECTI(...)

Gwyneth Paltrow: She knows you hate her, and she doesn’t let it wreck her buzz. In fact, she monetises it. Photograph: Amy Sussman/Getty Images

I’ve never understood why Gwyneth Paltrow gets so much grief, particularly from other women. I’ll admit I did balk a bit at her most recent foray int(...)

Leonard Nimoy as Spock in Star Trek. Spock is an enigma, ostensibly impassive, but with boiling emotions underneath

Here’s all you need to know. There are two types of people in this world: those who like Star Wars and those who like Star Trek. And people who are in(...)

The Epic careleavers group. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Last week I went to interview some young men and women in anticipation of Care Day, next Friday. The interviewees are all “care leavers”, that is peop(...)

While recording their third studio album, The Undivided Five, A Winged Victory for the Sullen experienced the capricious extremes of life and death. Photograph: Jonatan Gretarsson

While recording their third studio album, The Undivided Five, A Winged Victory for the Sullen experienced the capricious extremes of life and death.&n(...)

Eoin Fitzpatrick, principal of Bunscoil Chríost Rí in Cork: movement breaks are vital for school children. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Sit still – it’s the mantra of most classrooms, but not at primary principal Eoin Fitzpatrick’s school in Cork. In between lessons the pupils close t(...)

Mairead O’Leary from UCD LawSoc speaks during the semi-final of the Irish Times Debate 2019-2020 in the cadets’ mess at the  Curragh Camp. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Speakers from Trinity College Dublin and the Solicitors’ Apprentice Debating Society of Ireland (Sadsi) have secured the last three places in the 60th(...)

Andrew McCabe, then-acting director of the FBI, testifies at a Senate intelligence hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, in 2017.  Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

The US department of justice dropped charges against former deputy FBI chief Andrew McCabe on Friday, almost two years after he was investigated for i(...)

Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Major world stock indexes were little changed on Friday as investors further assessed the economic fallout of China’s coronavirus outbreak, while oil (...)

Lieut Col Alexander Vindman: The decorated veteran who testified at  the impeachment inquiry  was escorted from the White House. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst

As senators weighed whether to convict US president Donald Trump during his impeachment trial earlier this month, one recurring question presented its(...)

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