Army bomb disposal experts have carried out a controlled explosion to make safe a viable pipe bomb left on the doorstep of a house on Cork’s Northside early this morning. Photograph: Barry Roche

Army bomb disposal experts have carried out a controlled explosion to make safe a viable pipe bomb left on the doorstep of a house on Cork’s Northside(...)

None of the 85 horses seized by Department of Agriculture officials in Cork on Tuesday have yet been claimed by their owners . File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

None of the 85 horses seized by Department of Agriculture officials in Cork on Tuesday have yet been claimed by their owners who have a further two da(...)

Minister Simon Coveney: ongoing concerns in relation to the sector. Photograph: Inpho/Dan Sheridan

More than 80 horses were rounded up yesterday in Cork by gardaí and officials from the Department of Agriculture in a day-long operation involving ove(...)

Róisín Donohoe, Róisín Fahy and friends with producer Hans Tanner on the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

It may have been The Who who penned Magic Bus but it’s the legacy of former Beatle John Lennon that has created a different kind of “magic bus” – one (...)