Paul Dunne: “I wasn’t hitting fairways at the start, but then I started hitting it well in the middle and gave myself some chances”

Notorious gangster Al Capone once shot himself in the left leg when he played one of his regular money matches at Olympia Fields near Chicago. (...)

Denis Conway in The Gigli Concert. Photograph: Pat Redmond

JPW King is a mess. Alcoholic, dishevelled, adulterous, fraudulent and far from home, he cuts a pathetic figure as the only practising “dynamatolog(...)

Into the west: Tim Robinson in Connemara. Photograph: Brian Farrell

We said goodbye at the gate. His first step took him over the horizon.We stood around his parting footprint.“He must be taller than we thought,” we sa(...)

Dermot Rooney, who died after his prison release

A few months after Dermot Rooney died, his family received a letter from a woman in Donnybrook, Dublin, where he used to sleep rough. She spoke of his(...)

US investigators have shut digital payment service Liberty Reserve and arrested its main founder and four others, claiming that the $6 billion (€4.6 b(...)