George M Cohan and Ida Darling in Broadway Jones in 1917. Photograph: Wikimedia Commons

To celebrate Heritage Week, we’re focusing on this year’s theme of “past times” - reflecting on the popular culture which came from the movement of Ir(...)

Maryland governor Martin O’Malley, an accomplished musician. Photograph: Elizabeth Malby/Baltimore Sun

Michael Oren enjoys nothing more after a long day discussing the complexities of Middle Eastern politics and diplomacy and on the blower to Benjamin N(...)

Brilliant: The Green Fields of America

In Drogheda tonight there is an event that is both delightful and deeply puzzling. Mick Moloney’s brilliant group The Green Fields of America will pla(...)