‘He was always a very kind man. He was respectful,’ Bertie Ahern said of Liam Cosgrave. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Public figures including the president, former taoisigh and party leaders have expressed their condolences at the death of former taoiseach Liam Cosgr(...)

WT  Cosgrave, former President of the Executive Council of the Irish Free State, and his son  Liam Cosgrave (right) at the Phoenix Park races in 1960

Liam Cosgrave was an uncompromising and often controversial political figure. His record as taoiseach between 1973 and 1977 was mixed but he can be cr(...)

“Like, is it a brilliant ovary?” Vogue asks  her fertility specialist, during a personal examination, as though seeking top marks

Vogue Williams, the ubiquitous media personality who, refreshingly, also seems to have one, has reached the ripe old age of 31. With the attendant ac(...)

RTÉ’s mast in Donnybrook. The broadcaster believes it should be allowed to charge pay-TV operators for its channels. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sky will drop RTÉ from its platform if the Government does not continue to oblige the public service broadcaster to offer its channels to pay-TV compa(...)

Dermot Bannon and construction manager Carol Smillie. The former gushes, while the latter refuses to provide the show with panic

Architecture is drama. When one architect says of her sculpted spiral staircases, intended to rise in seemingly free-floating strands within the enorm(...)

Patients in England are being asked from today to take part in a world-first trial for a universal flu vaccine that offers hopes of a lifetime freedom(...)

Mollie King and her dance partner AJ Pritchard take part in a dress rehearsal before the live show of the BBC1 dance contest ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. Photograph: Kieron McCarron/BBC/PA Wire

It’s October, the days are shortening and the television people are getting serious about entertainment again: Strictly Come Dancing has waltzed back (...)

David Heusel in rehearsals with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra last week. Photograph: RTÉ

The sudden death of American conductor David Heusel was announced on Saturday, less than an hour before he was due to conduct the RTÉ Concert Orchestr(...)

From right to left: Chef Aidan McGrath and his partner Kate Sweeney of the Wild Honey Inn after the Michelin Star announcement,  with their daughter  Levi and son, Reece. Photograph: Marie Claire Digby

The Wild Honey Inn in Co Clare made history on Monday, when it became the first pub in Ireland to be awarded a Michelin star. The pub, in Lisdoonvarn(...)

Housing completions are two-thirds below official estimates, according to a new report from Goodbody

Housing completionsare two-thirds below official estimates, according to a new report from Goodbody. It shows that while the number of houses being bu(...)