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Voices of Ireland: The purpose of the two-part documentary,  presented by Imelda May,  is to sell to tourists a vision of Ireland soggy with stereotypes

You’d best have packed your umbrella because the cliches rain down thick and fast from the beginning of Voices Of Ireland (Sky Arts, 7pm). It starts w(...)

Imelda May with Tourism Ireland CEO Niall Gibbons on  Grafton Street during filming for Sky Arts and Now series Voices of Ireland.  Photograph: Shane O’Neill/Coalesce

Singer-songwriter Imelda May is promoting Ireland as a tourist destination to British visitors in a two-part television series Voices of Ireland that (...)

There is a lingering impression that top presenter Ray D’Arcy is distracted from the job at hand, if not actually bored by it. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/RTÉ

The Ray D’Arcy Show (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) may not be to everyone’s taste, but after the alarming story the host tells it’s a relief to hear him(...)

The days of pigeonholing Imelda May as “the Irish rockabilly singer” are well and truly over. The Dubliner’s stylistic reinvention – kick-started with(...)

Angela Scanlon: ‘It’s quite unsettling to always feel like you’re torn between two places all the time.’ Photograph: Julien Behal

The presenter on feeling Irish through and through, the excitement of live TV and finding an upside to lockdown When she moved to London six yea(...)

This is an exciting time for Irish music. the dreary male with Guitar is being replaced and a wave of multicultural and multifaceted (...)

Clockwise, from top left: Hugh Linehan, Jennifer Bray, Pat Leahy and Harry McGee

It was sad for Inside Politics host Hugh Linehan that his event “New Taoiseach, New Government, New Challenges” – part of the Irish Times Summer Night(...)

Anne Enright: “I looked at how men manage their confidence and their time. I took a few leads out of their book.” Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

“You don’t have to be horrible to be a writer,” author Anne Enright told The Irish Times Summer Nights Festival on Wednesday evening. Take Séamus Hean(...)

Ireland could be “Scandinavia, but more fun” if we took a few simple decisions, David McWilliams told the opening night of the Irish Times Summer Nights online festival

Ireland is just “three decisions away from becoming a perfect country – Scandinavia, but more fun”, economist and Irish Times columnist David McWillia(...)

John Gallagher talks with students from Francis Street  school in 2007. He was chairman of the board of management there for years. File photograph: Kate Geraghty.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at

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