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Nadine Coyle performs on stage with her dancers at G-A-Y Heaven on September 16, 2017 in London, England. Photograph: Jo Hale/Redferns

Nadine Coyle’s career has been built almost entirely on chance and as the Derry singer and Girls Aloud star takes a second shot at a solo career, you (...)

Geraldine McLaughlin of Donegal celebrates scoring a goal. File photograph ©INPHO/Tom Beary

Donegal 4-11 Monaghan 0-15 Geraldine McLaughlin fired Donegal to a second TG4 Ulster senior football title in three seasons on Sunday afternoon, as (...)

The Maori have tribal tattoos; the Indians have henna skin dye. We prefer to adorn ourselves with sun damage from neck to ears and fingertip to bicep

On Saturday afternoon at the Body & Soul Festival, I’m hosting an Irish Times panel all about Irish culture with comedian Alison Spittle, writer E(...)

Portugal’s Salvador Sobral celebrates with his sister Luisa after winning  the Eurovision song contest  in Kiev, Ukraine. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

The winner of the 62nd Eurovision song contest is Portugal’s Salvador Sobral who wrung his hands delightfully while singing the sweetly, string-laden (...)

 Irish Eurovision entrant Brendan Murray performing at the Eurovision semi-final. Photograph: Andres Poveda.

Brendan Murray’s balloon has deflated. The Irish man sadly failed to make the final of the 62nd Eurovision song contest with ‘Dying to Try’. Before t(...)

Brendan Murray performs  “Dying to Try” at a dress rehearsal for the Eurovision Song Contest’s second semi-final  in Kiev, Ukraine, on Thursday. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

On Thursday night, 20-year-old silver-throated boyband veteran Brendan Murray will glide across a cloud-filled stage on a hot-air balloon, while singi(...)

Sharon Courtney after Monaghan beat Cork in the 2012 NFL Division One final. “Our big motto since the start of this year has been about hard work.” Photograph: Inpho

Just after Christmas, a team meeting was called for the Monaghan women’s footballers. Last year’s championship campaign dissolved at the All-Ireland q(...)

The scene of a fatal fire in St Colman’s Park in Macroom, Co Cork. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Gardaí are to prepare a file for the coroner’s court following the completion of a technical examination on the scene of a fatal house fire in Macroom(...)

Noel O’Mahony:  Portraying his stage character Leon Haymoon and The Ghost Town Tumbleweeds

Tributes have been paid to Macroom fire victim Noel O’Mahony who achieved a reputation as a popular entertainer in mid-Cork and surrounding areas in t(...)

Members of the Irish Great War Society acting out a scene from the Rising in Smithfield, Dublin. Photograph: Maxwells

We love a good day out. Publicise it, and they will come. These may be heady days when hope and history rhyme, but the words “free” and “entertainmen(...)

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