Singer Donovan gave a lecture on the White Album, one of a series of 12 lectures on each of The Beatles’ albums taking place to mark the 50th anniversary of the band’s only Irish concert. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Beatles were at the height of their powers after the release of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band in 1967. They could have luxuriated in the be(...)

Donovan  during a soundcheck ahead of his talk about The Beatles’  White Album on the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ only Irish concert which was being celebrated in  the Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin, tonight.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Renowned folk singer Donovan was to speak tonight in Trinity College Dublin on how he influenced The Beatles’ White Album. Donovan spent eight weeks w(...)