Jimmy Hughes

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Mary Hanrahan: ‘I try to live in the present and be grateful that I am so blessed.’ Photograph: Tom Honan

After initial uncertainty, retired school teacher Mary Hanrahan is feeling safe and content in her cocoon. The widowed mother of three, who is in her(...)

Team winner Hugh Guidera from TCD Phil during the Irish Times Debate Final in 2015 held at Maynooth University. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

1960 “That this house regrets the divergence of the sciences from the humanities in the modern university.” Team winner: Charles Lysaght and Aidan B(...)

Gavin Corbett: I’m not surprised that I found myself caring deeply about these fictional Caerphiladelphians, that they’re such sophisticated, real-seeming creations, as Tom has been a generous and rigorous developer of literary talent since he took over as the editor of the Stinging Fly magazine. It stands to reason that his work, too, is generous, precisely wrought and full of feeling

The double-page map of Wales in the Longman Atlas for Irish Schools used to fascinate me. Where there weren’t mountains, there were towns, loads of t(...)