A Victorian iron ‘Famine Pot’ used as as planter, with orange T. vvedenskyi ‘Henry Hudson’ in Angela Jupe’s Offaly garden. Photograph: Richard Johnston

Using architectural salvage and occasional vintage pieces in the garden in combination with up-cycled or unconventional building materials has alwa(...)

‘MAN COMES as a novice to each stage of life,” wrote Chamfort, the great French aphorist. As we stand at the threshold of these episodes, we generally(...)

The senior orchestra at Newpark Music Centre in Dublin has a membership of 30

In the recent film Quartet , a group of retired opera singers and musicians come together fo(...)

The Man in the Woman's Shoes

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

Brendan Maher of Tipperary and JJ Delaney of Kilkenny with GAA President Liam O’Neill. Photograph: Info/Donall Farmer

Kilkenny city will be the centre of attraction as the Bank Holiday weekend gets underway. The Kilkenny Roots Festival takes place across the w(...)

The oul’ fellow
  • People
  • April 27, 2013, 07:00

I find it hard to believe that I am now officially an oul’ fellow. But I was 70 last January, so that’s that. Yet when I start talking about be(...)

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(...)