A record attempt for the largest number of Hot Air Balloons to take off simultaneously in a single line will take place at Waterford Airport on Monday, September 22 at 7am as part of the Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championships. Photograph: Patrick Browne/In-Line

All-Ireland football finalsKerry and Donegal will contest both the 2014 minor and senior All Ireland football finals at Croke Park on Sunday. Kerry ar(...)

Adrian Crowley and James Yorkston at Homegame Festival in Anstruther Town Hall in Fife, Scotland. Photograph: James Lewis

To say that it’s been a busy year for Adrian Crowley is an understatement – and as we enter the dregs of 2013, it’s about to get busier.Since the rele(...)

It’s organic and immediate, music you can touch with your fingertips. Thirty Pounds of Bone, aka Johny Lamb, from the Shetland Island of(...)

‘When people ask me what kind of singer I am, I find it hard to answer . . . I always say I’m a folksinger. ‘Folk’ is a huge umbrella – I’m not(...)