Nick Bramhill lives in Greystones, County Wicklow, where he is married with four young children. Bramhill has extensive national newspaper experience in Ireland and has been working full-time as a freelance journalist since 2010.
Pogues legend front man MacGowan defends his use of the word "faggot" in the 1987 song as it suited the character in the Christmas classic.
Importers of Irish food products are enjoying a seasonal surge in sales as homesick emigrants stock up on tastes of home.
Help is at hand for sufferers, as experts are available now to work out pre-Christmas solutions for people with eating disorders.
Relationship experts warn that cheaters in Ireland are most likely to be caught out during the Christmas season.
A group representing over 1,000 Catholic priests in Ireland has warned that the vocations crisis has become so critical that basic sacraments such as baptisms and marriages are likely to "disappear".
Bob Geldof has launched another stinging tirade over Brexit, describing the ongoing political stalemate as "nuts beyond nuts.”
Despite the deadline for Brexit fast approaching the average graduate salary in Ireland has broken the $30,000 for the first time.
Irish rugby fans are betting with their heads rather than hearts – and backing England to lift the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Lisdoonvarna love doctor Willie Daly admits that so far he hasn't had much luck finding matches at the LGBT matchmaking festival in County Clare, The Outing.
Daniel O'Donnell has confirmed he will dramatically cut back on touring next year in a bid to "recharge the batteries.”