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JoAnn Falletta:  whatever about San Francisco, she is surely a leading authority on the distance between Buffalo and Belfast, because for several years earlier this decade she was simultaneously the leader of the Ulster Orchestra and the Buffalo Philharmonic.

‘It’s a long way to Buffalo,” sang Van Morrison on his great 1971 song St Dominic’s Preview. But as he added: “It’s a long way to Belfast City too”. A(...)

Designer and author Helen James: Moving to New York with three small children was scary, but pizza and Irish tea  made a memorable first meal. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Throughout Food Month people will share with us their most treasured food memory. You can share yours at magazine@irishtimes.com In 20(...)

In 1902, police followed a ‘priest’ through Dublin after a chance encounter on North Earl Street. Photograph: iStock/illustration

Seargent Sheehan approached a middle-aged priest standing on North Earl Street in Dublin city centre. It was a Friday morning in winter 1902 and the o(...)

 Soviet Georgian chess player Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian playing American Bobby Fischer in in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1971. Photograph:  Keystone/Getty Images

For the most seismic showdown in chess history, the Soviet authorities assembled an extensive support network of 35 grandmasters to travel to Iceland.(...)

Oliver Jeffers and his son Harland who has proved an inspiration to his doting dad.

Looking at Oliver Jeffers, you cannot help but think he himself would make a wonderful illustration. Wide-eyed, expressive and still boyish at 40, in (...)

US producer Harvey Weinstein faces an avalanche of claims of sexual harassment, assault and rape. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The actor Rose McGowan has alleged that Harvey Weinstein raped her and that Amazon Studios ignored her complaints and dropped her show after she spoke(...)

‘Can’t wait to worship with you tomorrow!’ @C3Brooklyn on Twitter

I’m outside the Music Hall of Williamsburg on a Sunday morning. As one of the many venues owned by Bowery Presents, this is a place mainly known for h(...)

Political couple: Jane and Bernie Sanders in Los Angeles in 2015. Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

It’s late September in the picturesque city of Burlington, in Vermont, and the famous New England fall is not yet in its full autumnal glory. Along th(...)

James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem on stafe in London on September 22nd, 2017. Photograph: Burak Cingi/Redferns

Olympia Theatre, Dublin LCD Soundsystem gigs are not a place for recrimination. If 30-somethings need a safe space, then this is it: basking in the g(...)

In a recent study, eight of the top 10 gassiest beers were lagers.

Ever been left feeling uncomfortably bloated after a few pints of beer? Many of us overinflate and may even need to let the belt out another notch, or(...)

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