In a word

All’s well? Yes and no. No, being the operative word.In his address to the Royal Shakespeare Company on his State visit to the UK last April, Presiden(...)

Irish President Michael D. Higgins gives a speech on stage in front of the cast of Henry IV Part I at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Statford-upon-Avon, during the first State visit to the UK by an Irish President. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 11, 2014. See PA story ROYAL Ireland. Photo credit should read: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

In his address last month to the Royal Shakespeare company at Stratford on Avon, President Michael D Higgins spoke of differences between Irish and En(...)

Seán Lysaght: reads the natural world. Photograph: Jan von Holleben / The Gallery Press

Seán Lysaght’s new collection, Carnival Masks (Gallery Press, €18.50), begins with Lysaght’s speciality, lyrics that ari(...)

The Red House, Youghal, Co Cork

“Look!” says Helen Keane as she shifts a rug on the floor at the Red House. “When we lifted the old carpets this is what we found.” She has exposed a (...)

Obituary: Robert Welch
  • People
  • March 16, 2013, 06:00

Robert Anthony Welch, who has died aged 65, was an academic, writer and critic. He produced a wide range of publications – poems, plays and nov(...)