Alan Davidson

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Standing the heat: young chefs work long hours in demanding conditions. Photograph: E+/Getty

Roisin Gillen had a heartstopping moment in a kitchen in Chicago this summer when she bumped into a waiter who was carrying a tray of tiny fine china (...)

Kildare’s Tommy Moolick and Down’s Ryan Johnston. Photograph: Philip Magowan/Inpho

Down 0-10 Kildare 2-9 Kildare went three points clear at the top of the Division Two table after a well-deserved win over Down in a feisty affair at (...)

Down’s Aidan Carr attempts a block on Fermanagh’s Che Cullen. Photograph: Inpho

Down 0-10 Fermanagh 1-16 Fermanagh cruised to a nine-point victory over a lacklustre Down in Newry as Peter McGrath’s team looked better in all depar(...)

Timely: this autumn’s supermoons and all the talk of life on Mars give a topical edge to I Was There’s distillation of evolution. Illustration: Michael Viney

How do you inspire an eight-year-old, say, with young delight in sharing with everything else on Earth, atoms born of the Big Bang, 14 billion years a(...)

Warm-water creature: the gooseneck barnacle drifts from the subtropical Atlantic. Illustration: Michael Viney

The BBC’s teatime quiz show Pointless, which rewards its competitors for the most “obscure” answers to an eclectic range of questions, reminds me how (...)

Richie Benaud captained Australia 28 times before becoming one of cricket’s most revered commentators. Photograph: Afp
Richie Benaud Obituary

Richie Benaud, who has died aged 84, was perhaps best known latterly for his work as a global cricket commentator, with his distinctive voice, familia(...)