Bernie Murphy

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San Francisco: Cork councillor Bernie Murphy’s antics during his trip to the city left Irish officials red-faced. Photograph: AP Photo/HO/John Storey

Colourful Cork councillor Bernie Murphy left some Irish officials red-faced when he went to San Francisco in 1986 with a self-declared plan to get new(...)

Thea Byrne, aged 10, during music class at Scoil Mhuire gan Smál in Carlow, where pupils have been learning how to sing, play tuned percussion, violin and the cello since it partnered with Music Generation. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

On Thursday, Taoiseach Enda Kenny unveiled a Government initiative aiming to give every Irish child access to musical education within five years. S(...)