Billy Byrne

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Tommy Halferty

SATURDAY JUNE 9 Carmel McCreagh/Flo McSweeney/Fiachra Trench Arthurs, Dublin, 9.30pm, €12, arthurspub.ie It sounds simple – two singers, one pianist(...)

One victim died in France about the same time his wife Margaret was shot on the streets of Dublin at Easter Week 1916. Photograph: PA

The village of Hulluch in northern France has unveiled a plaque which remembers the 532 Irishmen who died there during Easter Week in 1916. The men (...)

David Larkin sent photographs of a garden spider (above), one of which he took through the web, showing its underside, which had markings quite different from its topside.

I have two nesting boxes in the garden, yet neither of them has ever been used. I have moved them away from the feeding tray, but still to no avail. (...)

A white swallow at Tacumshin from a photograph by Eric Dempsey. Illustration: Michael Viney

If I were going there this weekend – and I’m sorry I’m not, it’s too far – we would end up taking the road from Wexford to Kilmore Quay and then, a(...)

Kilkenny Design Centre, which is hosting DruidShakespeare's 6.5-hour long cycle of plays in the yard. You can pop inside for a meal during the interval

If there’s one thing Kilkenny does well, it’s food. Although, if we're counting, a second thing Kilkenny does well it’s the arts. So you're in luck(...)

Ian Bailey, of Schull, Co Cork, leaving court  after the High Court hearing. Photograph: Collins Courts

A High Court judge has made orders permitting Ian Bailey and four of his lawyers to inspect recordings of conversations between gardaí in Bandon Gard(...)