The Hardy Bucks: We haven’t seen Eddie, Buzz, French toast and The Boo since 2015

Yee-ha! It’s redneck heaven on the telly this month, with the return of those good ol’ Trailer Park Boys to Netflix at the end of the month, preceded (...)

Bill Schindler (foreground) with Jason O’Brien (left) and Aidan O’Sullivan at the Centre for Experimental Archaeology & Material Culture, at UCD Belfield, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

I’m sitting on a large log in a reconstructed early medieval roundhouse in the middle of suburban Dublin. There’s a fire burning in the middle of the (...)

Members of Act UP Dublin LGBT activist group protest outside the Department of Health in Dublin on the eve of World Aids day to highlight the rise of new HIV cases in Ireland.  Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

Unique among diseases today, HIV seems to carry its own judgment. It is understood that the condition arises most often from preventable behaviour, es(...)