John Barron

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Louis Copeland at his premises on Capel Street in Dublin. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Time of My Life is a weekly column about a moment that changed someone’s life – for the better or the worse After national school I went to techn(...)

Donald Trump now: “Back in the 1970s and 1980s, with a shameless talent for self-aggrandisement untethered to fact, Trump was able to turn himself into a celebrity.” Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Much has been made of Melania Trump’s absence from the capital. But our new president’s most intense, primal, torrid relationship is in full War of th(...)

US president Donald Trump  may  have pierced a malaise, as more millennials show interest in running for office. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Listen up, haters. The brief reign of Donald the First has been completely head-spinningly nuts so far. But let’s stay calm and look for the silver li(...)

Republican front-runner Donald Trump: “Paul [Ryan] said to me that he has never seen anything like it because I’m a non-politician and I beat very successful politicians. He was really fascinated by how I won.” Photograph: Rob Kerr/AFP/Getty Images

We are in one of those rare unharmonic convergences when reality is more absurd than satire. So I decided to dispense with satire and simply call Dona(...)