Alan Moore of the Dylan Hotel in Dublin shows Rosita Boland how to make a cocktail. Photograph: Eric Luke

I never really knew what a cocktail was until I lived in the US. Before then, to me, cocktails were absurd concoctions that looked like something from(...)

The exterior of the Romanian Pentecostal Church near Mulhuddart. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Warning notices are likely to be issued to religious groups in the Fingal County Council area who are using warehouses on industrial estates as places(...)

Michael McDowell on Ben Bulben in Co Sligo, where his uncle Brian was shot dead by Free State soldiers in 1922.

In the decade 2012 to 2022, frequently referred to nowadays in Ireland as “a decade of centenaries”, I have been asked in a number of different(...)