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A gallery assistant adjusts the minute hand of the Royal Observatory clock in Greenwich. In 1968, Daylight Saving Time was adopted on an experimental basis in Britain and Ireland. Photograph: Johnny Green/PA

The sun dial was one of the earliest pieces of solar-powered technology, dating back about 3,500 years. While reliable timekeeping has been available(...)

Police investigate a pickup truck used in an attack on the West Side Highway in Manhattan, New York. Photograph: Reuters

An Uzbek immigrant accused of a deadly truck attack on a New York cycle path has been charged with providing material support to a terrorist group and(...)

Donny McCaslin
The best jazz gigs to see this week
  • Music
  • October 20, 2017, 05:00

Saturday 21st Zrazy. Baggots Hutton, Dublin, 8.30pm, €12, baggotshutton.com –Jazzy-pop (or is that poppy-jazz?) duo Zrazy - singer/flautist Maria Wal(...)

Some Dublin cafes have hit back the prospect of yet another Starbucks in the centre. Photograph: Alan Betson

Starbucks, oh how people love to hate you, and yet there’s always a queue at your tills. Every second someone somewhere in the world is forking o(...)

'Molly’s is a very traditional pub, and one of our strengths is that we don’t change'

In some New York neighbourhoods every other bar seems to be either Irish-themed or Irish-owned. In a city that remains the spiritual home of the Great(...)

The bedrooms at Qbic Hotel are suitably funky to fit in with the area.

I doubt if this is what Anish Kapoor had in mind when he created his 114.5m-high red steel sculpture for the London Olympic Park in 2012. I remember t(...)

I never understood how she gets away with it. Year after year. I refer to Flora Pilo. I used think her surname was spelled Peelo and that she must be (...)

Jamie Clarke in action against Donegal: “It was being over there and spending time away that made me realise what was at home.” Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Presseye/Inpho

Yep, this is the spot alright. There’s a dude with a hairy beard in the corner rolling a cigarette, ping-ponging smalltalk with a girl in saucer-wide(...)

Loudest Whisper: Paul McCarthy, Paud O’Reilly and Brian O’Reilly. The band expands to nine members to perfom The Children of Lir, with two choirs,  at the National Opera House in Wexford in February

The august surroundings of the National Opera House is a far cry from playing in a shed with rain rattling off the galvanised roof to but that’s the j(...)

Gayle Dunne, wife of property developer Seán Dunne, has been directed to discover documents related to alleged transfers to her of assets valued at about €100 million. File photograph: Frank Miller

A High Court judge has directed Gayle Dunne, wife of property developer Seán Dunne, must hand over certain documents related to alleged transfers by h(...)

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