John Lucy

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One More Yard: Sinéad O’Connor sings the EP’s title track. Photograph: David Corio/New York Times

The words of an Irish teenager who was killed in the first World War have been put to music and turned into a song sung by Sinéad O’Connor. Michael W(...)

Thomas Fitzpatrick. Photograph: courtesy Tom Fitzpatrick

The politician who made a career out of being The Man who Shot Liberty Valance turned out not to be the man who shot Liberty Valance, but the newspape(...)

British Expeditionary Force: Gay Byrne’s father, Pte Edward Byrne, who joined the 19th Royal Hussars, in 1912

When Gay Byrne’s mother, Anne, married his father, Edward Byrne, in 1917, she promised to go to Mass every day of her life if he survived the f(...)