Joe Rooney: the comedian chokes up when he tells Ryan Tubridy that his mother died when he was 11

As revelations go, the news that Irish families aren’t always the happiest of entities is akin to saying that Donald Trump isn’t renowned for his mode(...)

Dan Grubert, chief executive of the Celtic Worm Company Ltd,  with some tiger worms at his farm in the Borlin valley, West Cork. Photograph: Niall Duffy

Worm farming sounds easy. There’s no danger of being chased by an angry worm or crushed in a pen by one. “People think growing worms is (...)