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Swan Hennessy. Photograph: Roger Viollet via Getty

The recent transformation of the fortune of the Irish-American composer Swan Hennessy has been remarkable. If you haven’t heard of him, don’t be surpr(...)

Swan Hennessy, whose father was from Cork

A cursory glance at the cover image of the latest CD from RTÉ Lyric FM might suggest that the broadcaster has decided to espouse the cause of US compo(...)

The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) said it was unaware that the Institute of Economic Affairs, which held a debate on smoking in the college’s premises at Kildare Street in Dublin on Wednesday night, receives support from British American Tobacco.

One of the Republic’s leading medical organisations that campaigns against smoking has admitted it rented out its premises this week for a debate orga(...)