Gerald O Hara

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   You can strut while playing the flute, something much harder to do with bagpipes or accordions. Photograph: iStock

If you’re Irish and the owner of a flute – of the musical variety, I mean, not the champagne glass or any other kind readers have in mind – you may fe(...)

Blackstone’s stock price has risen about 21 per cent this year Photograph: iStock

Blackstone Group plans to convert to a corporation from a publicly traded partnership, a step that opens up the stock for inclusion in indexes, after (...)

Blackstone Group is making a dent in its war chest of cash, finding opportunities even as asset values rise. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Blackstone Group is making a dent in its war chest of cash, finding opportunities even as asset values rise. The world’s largest alternative asset man(...)

Prince Charles and Princess Diana  on their wedding day on July 29th, 1981. Photograph: RC/HO REUTERS

Diana: In Her Own Words Channel 4, Sunday, 9pm As publicity goes, it was a bumper week for Channel 4, which couldn’t have asked for more opinion piece(...)

“What’s in it for the darkie?.” Hugh McElvaney demanding sterling for his troubles. Photograph: RTÉ

You will recall Cllr Hugh McElvaney demanding sterling for his troubles. The question for the next generation of pub quizzes will focus on how precise(...)