John Montague: one of Ireland’s most internationally recognised poets. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

To mark Poetry Day Ireland, a country-wide celebration of poetry on Thursday May 7th, The Irish Times is publishing Bird Boy, a new poem by John Mon(...)

MondayI’m 16 years old and in sixth year at Coláiste Naomh Eoin, on Inis Meáin, in the Aran Islands. I started school here the September after my Juni(...)

Where would we be without summer camps? At home driving each other bonkers, that’s where. The summer camps market has exploded in the past deca(...)