Harry Bradley: traditional musician of the year

Anyone tempted to think that the traditional music firmament is a finite space populated by known quantities will have their preconceptions shatter(...)

Niamh O’Brien, daughter of Joe O’Brien, after the verdict. Photograph: Mary Browne

A man who killed a 60-year-old grandfather by subjecting him to a “vicious and sustained” beating after an argument broke out in an apartment has been(...)