Ian Bailey arrives at the Four Courts on Monday March 30th, 2015. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

(...) ways, drink, joints, the moon and everything..” (Taped conversation in Garda patrol car between Det(...)

Brendan McCormack: “I was a poet in search of a new literary circle with little to go on but a misspelled poster for an Open Mic night, The pSoken Wrod at De Barra’s Folk Club. I was not holding my breath as I crossed the threshold but inside I was greeted with a warm welcome by award-wining local writer Nick Smith and, contrary to my expectations, the night turned out to be a blast. I had arrived and found more than a circle. I had found a new home and a stage”

(...) creative exercises that take place at the start of each meeting, the winner of which may claim a free drink(...)

Orson Welles in ‘Citizen Kane’. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

(...) castle restrooms so she could drink on the pretext of nature’s call. Gifted comedienne The movie skewers(...)

Players form a guard of honour for Michael Clarke of Australia as he leaves the field during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup final match between Australia and New Zealand. Photo: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

(...) party as good as any of them so I’ll make sure we drink two (beers) at a time tonight, one for Hughesy(...)

 Shane Hegarty: “You’ve got to start from the point of telling a story because you need to tell it. Just write what you want to write and like nobody will ever see it”

(...)’t think of anything else. I didn’t have a life. I didn’t go out. I didn’t drink. I got up at 5.30 every(...)

Mary Berry in Dublin recently. “I know the subject of baking and I’ve just got to be fair, encourage them [the Bake Off contestants] and try to say something nice even when it’s pretty awful”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times 4:58

Mary Berry is very polite and very proper. “Oh, I’d never put my elbows on the table,” she says, when the Irish Times photographer asks her to lean(...)

Amanda Knox speaks to the media during a brief press conference in front of her parents’ home in Seattle, Washington on Friday. Photograph: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

(...) abetted by Amanda and Raffaele in a drink and drugs driven, violent sexual orgy. Yet, if it was not them(...)

The Long Hall. There’s enough of a welcome to make you feel at home, a chat if you need it, and always a farewell. Photograph:Cyril Byrne

When Phil Lynott lifted his sad brown eyes to the camera to sing “I’ve been spending my money in the old town, it’s not the same honey, when you’re(...)

(...) relishing the challenge. “Gin is a drink of empire. The Dutch and the British invented it, so we don’t go(...)

Undervalued and underappreciated, carrots never seem to get the recognition they deserve. Although best known as orange, they come in blue, yellow, wh(...)