Shortlists for the British Books Awards are filled with international writing in a time of “insular” politics.
Two stars of Channel 4’s Derry Girls have demanded the decriminalisation of abortion in Northern Ireland as they delivered a 60,000-strong petition to Secretary of State Karen Bradley.
The Voice provided a triumph for ITV over the BBC as it won the ratings battle with The Greatest Dancer.
The Irish border remains a contentious issue for the Government as it tries to find a suitable remedy to the Brexit backstop – but technology has long been touted as a possible solution.
The mother of murdered toddler James Bulger has said the Irish director who made a film about her son’s killers is “obsessed” with the case.
Bono urged people to dig deep into their pockets and bring hope to the homeless as he led a Christmas Eve busk in Dublin city centre.
Powerful Tory backbencher Sir Graham Brady hinted he and other MPs may need “reassurance” over ending the Northern Irish backstop before they can back Theresa May’s Brexit deal.
A plaque has been unveiled in Dublin to mark two Beatles concerts 55 years ago.
Dundee Elite Freestyle Kickboxing Fight School enjoyed a week of growth and medal success competing at the World Championships in Ireland.
A caravan has blown off a cliff with a woman inside as high winds from Storm Ali batter the west of Ireland.
The Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan drowned in a London hotel room bath after drinking alcohol, an inquest heard.
The chair of the Irish Astronomy Society, the most popular of its kind in the world, puts its continued rising membership down to ancient history.
A woman who lost both her parents in the Stardust tragedy has given her support for a new inquest for the first time.
Up to a quarter of a million extra train journeys are planned for the biggest Irish event in 40 years as people travel to see the Pope say Mass in Dublin.
A giant scarecrow version of the Pope has won joint-first prize in a competition in an Irish town.
The Duchess of Sussex says she misses her hit US series Suits.
Satellite images from Nasa show a cloudless Ireland as the country continues into its fourth day of the heatwave.
Hungry Deliveroo customers can now get their favourite foods delivered by kayak.
Hollywood star Chris O’Dowd has said Ireland is experiencing a wave of social progress as his home country voted by a landslide vote to reform its strict abortion laws.
Ed Sheeran has denounced anti-abortion campaigners after they used one of his tracks.