Pictures: Katie Taylor's glittering career
Listen and win: Heineken Cup podcast plus tickets to Munster v Perpignan
Tony Ward and Paul Wallace on the big games
'Frustrated' Britton fails to seal Euro treble deal
FIONNUALA BRITTON has suffered some painful fourth places before, but none as frustrating as the so-called 'rubber medal' she got at the European Cross-Country Championships yesterday.
Macklin returns to winning ways
IRISH middleweight Matthew Macklin returned to winning ways with a solid unanimous decision over Lamar Russ in Atlantic City.
Gutsy Ryan lands place on podium and in record books
Caroline Ryan became the first Irish woman to win a medal at the UCI Track World Cup when she took bronze in the 3km individual pursuit on the velodrome in Aguascalientes, Mexico at the weekend.
No awards 'hustle' for Adams
Man of Steel star Amy Adams has revealed she would rather her daughter won a trophy at school than she scooped a prestigious award for her latest role.
Fans pay tribute to actor Walker
The roar of high-performance car engines filled the air as thousands of fans, friends and car enthusiasts descended on a Los Angeles suburb to pay tribute to Paul Walker at the site where the Fast & Furious actor died in a fireball car crash.
Gravity and Her split critics' vote
Tinseltown film critics were split between space odyssey Gravity and futuristic romance Her, lending no more certainty to an awards season that has so far been full of contenders.
Kelly Jones dons gladrags for his Irish wedding
HE'S performed to thousands of fans all over the world, but Stereophonics frontman Kelly Jones enjoyed his biggest ever date at his Irish wedding.
EastEnders to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela in special scene tonight
A scene has been filmed for tonight's episode of EastEnders to mark the death of former South African president Nelson Mandela.
I'm love me or hate me: Twink
AGAINST the all-white of her drawing room, Twink, wearing "vintage Lainey Keogh", as she tells me, glows like a dragonfly. There is something Scandinavian about the vivid blue of the knit against the various shades of white and off-white. In the background, twinkling lights strung across bare branches are a year-round thing rather than specifically Christmassy, but they nevertheless add seasonal atmosphere. Her seven dogs, of various sizes and breed, squabble for places beside her on the sofa. The house is very Twink – touches of whimsy, such as the Grecian-style drapery and statues, and quirky colours, but the structure and proportions are impressively large and solid.
Keira's dress has its price
NEVER let it be said that Keira Knightley has ideas above her station.
Niall's just out for a laugh, says his mum
One Direction may sing the song "they don't know about us", but we're all a bit clearer after Niall Horan's mammy gave an interview this week.
One rule for the rich... even in love
OH to be young, beautiful, rich and famous. Apart from the obvious advantages of youth, beauty and wealth – you can keep fame, it's over-rated – the normal rules don't seem to apply.
Warhol's keeping up with Kimmy
WHEN Andy Warhol predicted that everyone will be famous for 15 minutes, one wonders if he also foresaw that his name would be involved in the commemoration of Kim Kardashian.