David Lee: Returning from Kilkenny to live in Dublin in 1979 to be near his teaching base at the RIAM, he became organist of Dún Laoghaire Presbyterian Church, a position he held for over 40 years

The past 18 months have seen the passing of four leading professional organists, each of whom performed regularly in the long-established annual serie(...)

British  prime minister Theresa May: “It is more likely...that history will show that the backstop brought about the collapse of the May government, the succession of Boris Johnson, and perhaps a no-deal Brexit...”

Brendan Simms is the quintessential European. Raised in Ireland, the son of a German mother, he is the grand-nephew of a Irish communist who became a (...)