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Billy Bragg (left) accused Morrissey of spreading racism. Photographs: Getty Images

Billy Bragg has condemned Morrissey for sharing what he described as a “white supremacist video” from a YouTube channel that argued that the(...)

David Attenborough at the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, England. Photograph: BBC

World renowned naturalist David Attenborough appeared on-stage at the Glastonbury Festival on Sunday to praise the event’s ban on single-use plastic b(...)

Nothing matches  Le Mans. For roughly €80 a ticket and a few euros for a tent, you get to see some of the best drivers in the world test their mental and physical mettle

It’s 7pm on a sunny Saturday and people are lazing on the grass, sipping beer as, on stage, an ageing French rock band knocks out another Tom Petty co(...)

Termonfeckin beach, where a 14-year-old girl got into difficulties on Friday.

A 14-year-old girl has died after getting into difficulty while swimming at a beach in Co Louth. It is understood she and two other youths who were (...)

Anak, an Asian elephant at Dublin Zoo, enjoys a cooling shower from a keeper. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The warm and sunny weather is set to continue for at least two days for most of the country. Temperatures reached 28 degrees on Thursday at Shannon,(...)

Hozier greeted the Cork crowd with ‘It’s so good to be home’. Photograph: Josh Brasted/WireImage

The summer concerts in Cork’s Irish Independent Park have been subjected to what feels like 40 days of rain, with the perennially anorak-clad Liam Gal(...)

Artist Joe Caslin: ‘I don’t drink much alcohol. I will save it up for big occasions and family get-togethers.’

7.30am I lie in bed thinking about what I have to do that day and how to throw it in order. Then I’m up and it’s black coffee with honey. I only start(...)

k-punk: Mark Fisher’s brilliant writing ranged across popular music, film, TV, politics and literature

For the past two weeks I’ve been feasting on k-punk, an 800-page collection of the writings of the late cultural theorist Mark Fisher. While skip(...)

Glastonbury: the English festival has become almost as infamous for the mountain of rubbish left in its wake as it is renowned for its music. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty

With its sea of discarded tents and litter-strewn fields, Glastonbury has become almost as infamous for the mountain of rubbish left in its wake as it(...)

Black Honey: Tom Dewhurst, Izzy Baxter Phillips, Tommy Taylor and Chris Ostler

“Do you want a drink? We’ve got beer or –,” she gestures, holding up a bottle of Jack Daniel’s. I’m barely in the door and Izzy B Phillips is already(...)

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