Andrea Corr

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Margaret: ‘One day in 1956, as I was crossing the football field of my high school, it occurred to me that I was not going to be a botanist, or a home economist, after all. Photograph: Arden Wray/New York Times

Today is Nollaig na mBan, or Women’s Christmas – a day that is also celebrated in the Christian calendar as the feast of the Epiphany. To mark both da(...)

At Our Lady’s Hospice the emphasis is on caring for the whole patient, not just treating the illness. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Mike is propped up on pillows in his bed in Our Lady’s Hospice in Harold’s Cross in Dublin, listening to news coverage of the UK election on his phone(...)

Dubray Books managing director Maria Dickenson: “I think Irish readers love communication and coming into the store where they meet the staff and other customers.”
Keeping it in the family

Ireland’s SMEs have shown incredible resilience and flexibility over the years. One wonders how some of them are still standing, having endured some o(...)

Dermot Desmond: he owns almost 30%  of Mountain Province Diamonds. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A large group of shareholders at Mountain Province Diamonds (MPD), whose biggest investor is Irish businessman Dermot Desmond, withheld their support (...)

Dervish are to be given a special reception by Sligo County Council to mark the band’s 30 years of performing. Photograph: Colin Gillen/framelight.ie

Sligo-based traditional music group Dervish are to be given a special reception by Sligo County Council to mark 30 years of the band performing. The (...)

At Jonathan Wilkes 26th birthday party, August, 2004: Wilkes’s mother, Declan Donnelly and Kerry McFadden.  Photograph:  ShowBizIreland/Getty Images

It’s the end of an era – an era in which we happily lost the run of ourselves. Being a regular at Lillie’s Bordello in the 1990s was like living in th(...)

When it began, Gay Byrne’s ‘The Meaning of Life’ looked like a hobby for a veteran broadcaster. He made it compelling TV

Does He exist, this divine figure we imagine? If so, how does He allow bad things to happen? And what would you say – following a long and eventful li(...)

Nobody’s fool:  Anthony Hopkins. Photograph: Ed Miller

King Lear Monday, BBC Two, 9.30pm A mad king rules over a totalitarian military dictatorship in England, and pretty soon everything descends into chao(...)

The bookies do not anticipate that Ireland’s Brendan Murray will make it to the final.  Photograph: Michael Campanella/Getty Images

If the bookies are to be believed, our national Eurovision disgrace is set to continue at this evening’s semi-final. They do not anticipate that Irela(...)

Ed Sheeran’s Divide: ‘imagine a Tesco music version of When We Were Young, created to skip paying royalties and to soundtrack your bulk Andrex shop’. PhotographL Isabel Infantes/PA Wire

★ Ed Sheeran is, in PR terms, an influencer. While he’s not selling you detox tea on Instagram just yet, through his own music and the songs he write(...)

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