Sufjan Stevens performs at The Helix on August 28, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. Photograph:  Kieran Frost/Redferns

The stage, at first bathed in half-light, hosts five musicians waiting to begin, as old Super 8 footage of Sufjan Stevens’ family flickers above. W(...)

Surrendering to the yarragh: Van Morrison at Orangefield High, his old school in Belfast, in August 2014. Photograph: Exile Productions

(...) very young,” the late Ralph J Gleason wrote in 1970 in a review of Morrison’s album Moondance, “I saw a(...)

Rumpus, Los Angeles Review of Books and McSweeney’s. His debut is warm-hearted, funny and insightful in(...)

The subject tells the story:  the American writer Robert Drake in Where I Am, on RTÉ, about the 1999 attack, in his adopted home of Sligo, that left him with brain injuries

(...) own purpose. It shows the impact of the tragic event and the contrast between the urbane, handsome(...)

(...) number preceded by implausible silence – has none of the loose, continuous feel of an outdoor dance event(...)

Philip Casey in 1999: That Casey is held in high regard by his peers is reflected in the fact that tonight’s event could not be opened to the public due to limitations of space, because so many of Casey’s literary colleagues wanted to be there in person to celebrate the man and the work. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Selected Poems will take place. Co-hosted by Dermot Bolger and myself, this event will celebrate Casey(...)

DUP leader Peter Robinson (centre) will meet British prime minister David Cameron   (right) to try to avoid the collapse of the Stormont institutions. Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has repeated his party’s position that the IRA ‘has gone away’.

(...) a drink or meet at an event, but is that a meeting of the IRA? No it is not, the IRA have gone, they(...)

Making waves in the River Liffey. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

(...) would contend that Jack B Yeats’s The Liffey Swim (1923), painted three years after the inaugural event(...)

A giant crane is used to remove wreckage of the plane on the A27 at Shoreham in West Sussex where 11 people are believed to have died. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

(...) investigation are completed. The crash was the third - and by far the most deadly - at the event since 2007. In(...)

Bertram Allen and Team Ireland won’t be going to the Rio 2014 Olympics after their appeal was rejected by the FEI. Photograph: Getty

(...) going through post-event appeals channels. Ireland finished an agonising 0.380 penalties behind third(...)