August 1960: George Harrison (second right), Paul McCartney (centre),   Stuart Sutcliffe (fourth left) and Pete Best (right)  of the Beatles’ then current line-up, with members of their touring party, at the Arnhem-Oostberbeek War Cemetery, the Netherlands,  as the band journeyed from Liverpool to Hamburg. File photograph: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Researchers claim to have discovered the first World War grave of the grandfather of former Beatle George Harrison in northern France. Pte Henry Harr(...)

A self-portrait by Sarah Cecilia Harrison, 1889. Collection: Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane

Earlier this year I found myself on a cold wet March day in the ruined priory at Holywood, Co Down, placing a bunch of spring flowers on the grave of (...)