Archive: Massive Attack

(...) they kept going for another nine months, making a return Irish trip to Cork last summer, before(...)

Irish-owned packaging giant Ardagh is likely to press ahead with a €2 billion flotation of its metals business on the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

(...) about €2 billion. The group, controlled by Irish businessman Paul Coulson and which has its roots in(...)

Over the years, Irish surnames have received a good deal of careful attention, from Fr Patrick(...)

Portrait of the artist: Brian Friel in one of Colin Davidson’s portraits of the late playwright

(...), the ‘facts’ of history that shape us, but images of the past embodied in language”. Deep roots For(...)

Brian Friel: “He was, quite simply, a giant, not only of Irish, but of World Theatre,”  the Arts Council said in a statement. 2:04

Kenny said the nation and the world “have lost one of the giants of theatre.” “The consummate Irish(...)

RTÉ chairwoman Moya Doherty with a bust of broadcaster Gay Byrne on RTÉ’s Donnybrook campus. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish dance with new potency – felt like a powerful cultural twist. The seven minutes that changed her(...)

Mary Hannon (10), wearing her great-grandfather’s old IRA service medal, with Sgt Amy Hopkins and Lt Stephen Cunningham  at a Defence Forces ceremony at St Raphael’s Special School, Celbridge, heralding  the centenary of the 1916 Rising. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 1:16

One of the major 1916 centenary initiatives is the presentation of the national flag and a copy of the Proclamation to every school in the country. T(...)

Patricia Hopper: I feel proud and nostalgic that I will read from Kilpara in the very tenement building in Temple Bar that holds my childhood memories. Through coincidence it has become Connolly Books

(...) took a bit getting used to – and this is in town. Few Irish live in West Virginia, but there are many(...)

(...) forgotten its roots in the Irish dissenting tradition. Surely the members of a church who, like the(...)

‘Chileans are resilient, as the country suffers from all sorts of natural disasters, including volcano eruptions, floods, earthquakes and tsunamis. They get on with things in the aftermath.’

(...) were shaking furiously from the roots up. The dog was losing the plot in the kitchen, and the cat came(...)