Rebecca Traister: “He shouts into the tape recorder about how uncouth I was.”

“I had the tape recorder on, it was the only weapon that I could think of. Then, he started pushing me and screaming at me, ‘how’d you get in here?’ ”(...)

Paul Carrack: “You gotta be happy with what you’ve got and what I’ve got is not too shabby.”

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Paul Howard with the Ross O’Carroll-Kelly statue in Dublin city centre. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

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have been on tour in the US 15 times in the last four years.

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“If you have a feeling against abortion…then you never need to have one,” says Maria Doyle-Kennedy. “But you can’t decide for people who are not you.(...)

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Feileacáin says it is important that men are encouraged to speak about their feelings about the loss of a child

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Veronica Dunne: ‘I love what I do, I love teaching and I love young people’

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“It has always been a safety rope to pull me out of the bog, music and words,” says Irish musician David Keenan. Hozier, Damien Dempsey and Glen Han(...)