Forensic officers inspect the remains of the vehicle  used as a car bomb outside Derry courthouse on January 20th, 2019. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Historian Marisa McGlinchey found herself being assailed for comment and explanation from a number of journalistic quarters following the “New IRA” ca(...)

Nurse Mary Joe Guilfoyle with Aisling. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

The little girl with an incurable neurological condition had become too big for her cot at home and she was entitled to an electric care bed from the (...)

A re-enactment of the Battle of Clontarf carried out in Dublin. File photograph:   Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Modern mathematical techniques – similar to those used to analyse social-networking websites – have shed new light on a centuries old debate about the(...)

This week Delia Derbyshire was honoured with a posthumous PhD from Coventry University for her amazing work at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Derbyshir(...)

Dave Touson and Priya Dev, parliamentary staff and campaign volunteers for Labour MP for Coventry South Jim Cunningham at his constituency office in the city. Photograph: Simon Carswell

Standing next to the naked Lady Godiva statute in Coventry, schoolteacher Steve Davis dismisses the chances of the city electing its first Conservativ(...)

Choreographer Mary Nunan and dancer Katherine O’Malley working through a piece. Photograph: Kristyn Fontanella

In his book Envisioning Information, Edward Tufte shows how complicated timetables or rugged topography can be captured and simplified through innovat(...)

 Ossian, the legendary Scottish bard, may not even have existed. Image: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

A Scottish bard named Ossian who is said to have inspired French military leader Napoleon Bonaparte, English poet William Wordsworth and former US pre(...)

Children want to help with their sibling with special needs, but they also want a normal family life. Photograph: Thinkstock

It’s tough to have to explain to friends that rooms in your house are locked because of your sister. And it’s not easy seeing people stare when you’r(...)