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(...)

Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who, who play Dublin's O2 on Saturday, June 8th

Another year, another traipse around the larger venues to see performers who could, if they wished, travel around for free on public transport inst(...)