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The film’s most chilling moment comes when Kevin Barry declares that he would welcome the return of the Troubles simply to relieve the boredom

The arresting title of Sinéad O’Shea’s grim documentary helps explain what drew the director towards the unresolved conflicts that stalk the Creggan e(...)

The company appointed Joe Purcell (centre) as chief executive officer in 2015, replacing Kevin Barry.

Kevin Barry, the former chief executive of Irish engineering group Mincon, is to step down from the company’s board following a three year transition (...)

The damaged fender on the Toyota Avensis car, as seen 10 days after the Tuam Road incident, but not visible, according to paramedics, in the immediate aftermath  of the incident.

A High Court judge has awarded a total of €35,000 to three personal injury claimants whose case was earlier dismissed by a judge of the Circuit Court (...)

Boy George appears in ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’  Photograph: Stephen Perry

The famous faces exploring their roots in Who Do You Think You Are? aren’t just tracing their family history, they’re trying to understand their own d(...)

Boy George: his family tree reveals some interesting Irish branches on Who Do You Think You Are. Photograph: BBC

How to Get Rich Quick Monday, C4, 8.30pm Businessman Dave Fishwick – creator of Bank of Dave – attempts to teach people the money-making skills that h(...)

Colin Walsh won last year’s Francis McManus short story prize but says that if you look at the economics of writing, it doesn’t really bode well.

Franz Kafka lived in obscurity and died of the starvation caused by his tuberculosis. William Blake is buried in an unmarked pauper’s grave. Patrick K(...)

Kevin Barry: “I have a worry that the much-vaunted golden age of television is now over.”

Current favourite book? I was a judge for the Goldsmiths Prize last year, and H(a)ppy by Nicola Barker was ultimately the winner. It’s odd and out th(...)

Kevin Barry was hanged on November 1st, 1920, aged 18 in an act that inflamed Irish public opinion

A newly discovered letter written by Kevin Barry on the eve of his execution in 1920 has come to light and will be sold at auction next month. Sheppar(...)

Sally Foran and David Kitt

What subject do you wish you had studied more in school? Sally: I’d like to have taken another language. I did my Leaving Cert on tape, I smashed my (...)

Claudia Boyle will be one of 12 leading Irish singers taking part in the Big Bang! at the NCH on Tuesday. Photograph: Kip Carroll

  Chamber Music Gathering NCH Kevin Barry Recital Room, Dublin, Saturday January 6th, 11am; NCH Studio, Saturday January 6th, 1pm; Newman Univer(...)

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