Avril Stanley at Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath, venue for Body & Soul festival from June 19th to 21st. Photograph:  Shantanu Starick

Avril Stanley, originally from Galway, is director of the Body & Soul festival. She lives in Dublin with her son Jarah (6). What first insp(...)

Within half an hour the structure had collapsed amid the flames. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A timber memorial to people who have died was ceremoniously burned in Derry on Saturday night in front of a massive crowd.Messages from thousands of p(...)

The Temple of Juno is set ablaze at the 2012 Burning Man festival. Photograph: Philip Volkers

David Best is a 69-year-old Californian artist who is planning to turn Northern Ireland’s fascination with bonfires on its head by building a massi(...)

 Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton is seen projected on a video screen as she delivers a keynote address during the 2014 DreamForce conference  in San Francisco. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Traffic has ground to a halt on San Francisco’s Howard Street in the Mission District. Funk music pumps onto the sidewalk. Young men – and they are mo(...)