The Irish president said the former Pogues frontman was one of ‘music’s greatest lyricists’.
Graham Norton is to host a new show featuring Irish comedians, including Aisling Bea and Jason Byrne.
The Scots athlete will star in Running In The Family alongside her mother and coach Liz, who was herself a renowned distance runner.
Liam Gallagher, Gerry Cinnamon and Calvin Harris have all been booked to play the Glasgow festival next year.
The 51st International Emmy Awards has hosted by Rhys Darby in New York.
Minister for Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoe said the national broadcaster needed to work within certain parameters.
Dame Prue will share her experience and support for a law change at Holyrood on Tuesday.
Six trees are to be felled at the Dark Hedges in Co Antrim.
No government should be involved in determining how much money a state broadcaster should get, Paschal Donohoe has said.
Actor James Nesbitt said it was ‘heartbreaking’ for the family to be without closure 50 years on from the disappearance of Columba McVeigh.
The Sean Connery Talent Lab in Edinburgh is a newly established arm of the Sean Connery Foundation.
The organisation has also announced plans to reduce its workforce by 400 by 2028.
The Trade Union Group at RTE has expressed concern at a reported reform plan that includes a move to cut 400 jobs by 2028.
Some aspects of the broadcaster’s strategic reform plan, ahead of expected losses, leaked on Monday.
Northern Ireland’s Department of Infrastructure said there is a risk to the public at the Co Antrim site.
Irish industrial designer Shane Holland created the artwork in memory of John Phillip Holland, who developed the first modern submarine in the 1870s.
The Major Individual Awards of £15,000 are being presented by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
MP for East Londonderry Gregory Campbell alleged in the House of Commons that the BBC presenter ‘corrupted’ the recruitment process.
It will be the first time the sword has returned to Scotland since it was made in Perth in 1739.
The classical violinist was chosen to receive the award this year for her role leading the Edinburgh International Festival.