The teenager was working on his grandfather’s farm in Kilmeedy in the west of Co Limerick at about 2.45pm yesterday afternoon when the incident occurred. Image: Google Maps

Mourners yesterday attended the funeral Mass of a “spirited young boy with the world at his feet” who died suddenly while working on his grandfather’s(...)

Jack Lyons: “I was a struggling mod. A failed mod. I never had a scooter with 24 lamps or wing mirrors.” Photograph: Seamus Murphy

It was 1962 and Jack Lyons, a painfully shy 19-year-old from Cork, sneaked out from his aunt and uncle’s London home to go to his first dance.“There w(...)