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Sixth class pupils from Gaelscoil Eoghain Uí Thuairisc in Co Carlow with Rachel Joynt’s sculpture Dearcán na nDaoine/The People’s Acorn, which was unveiled at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

In 2015 President Michael D Higgins initiated a competition to find a piece of public art which would remind future generations of how the centenary o(...)

Bosco meets Erik Sprague aka The Lizardman in Dublin’s Smithfield for the 2016 Laya City Spectacular. This year’s event takes place from July 7th-9th (Dublin), 15th-16th (Cork). Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

JANUARY Out to Lunch January 6th-29th Take a trip to Belfast for a mind-expanding programme that includes music from James Vincent McMorrow, a live(...)

From left, Liam Burke, PJ Brady, Angela Harding, Sheila Flitton and Michael Judd at the Irish Theatre Institute, Dublin. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

You can hear the actors before you see them: five spirited thespians reunited after one of their most important projects in years. Between them, they(...)

Catherine Rose, head of Age and Opportunity: ‘There is a very powerful internalised ageism that we all have to work against.’ Photograph: Dave Meehan

It seems ageist to call her sprightly, and sexist to remark on her trim figure, but I’d be happy to look as healthy and energetic when I am 70. Cather(...)

The Man in the Woman's Shoes

‘With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come,” so wrote William Shakespeare in The Merchant of Venice (...)

Did you get out of the wrong side of the bed this morning? Are you hacked off with the weather? Are last night’s dirty dishes still in the sink(...)