Glen Miller

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Cyril Galbraith in Taney Church, Dundrum, Dublin.  Now 95,  he has been ringing bells for over 80 years. “You can’t have machines doing everything,” he said.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

When Cyril Galbraith walked into St Mary’s Cathedral in Limerick as a 15-year-old boy to work out how the bells there tolled, Glen Miller and Judy Gar(...)

“Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” is back to celebrate its 20th anniversary, now hosted by Jeremy Clarkson

Tonight Jeremy Clarkson is returning to terrestrial television but, in an unusual move, he is hosting a programme about aspiring hatmakers. In many re(...)

AJ Pearce's novel ‘Dear Mrs Bird’ is cheerful and hopeful about people sticking together through difficult times. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

I was once at a literary festival where a panel of serious male authors discussed how they mentally and physically prepared themselves for writing the(...)

Jerly Vivas from Venezuela. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

The bicycles go by in twos and threes; there’s a music festival for 55,000 people in a field in Stradbally this weekend. Everyone’s circling the area(...)

 Sonia Akpeuwe Ndukaire and Edmund Chimezie Ndukaire, originally from Nigeria, celebrate Edmund’s Irish citizenship at  the Convention Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

More than 2,000 people gathered at the Convention Centre in Dublin on Friday to become the State’s newest citizens. Since the citizenship ceremonies (...)

The Waldorf Barber in Dublin’s Westmorland Street. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The beard is over and all the dedicated followers of fashion who proudly grew out their facial hair in the heady days of 2013 and 2014 know it. That’s(...)