Jackie Duddy Jackie Duddy (17) was born at Springtown camp, one of a family of 15. He worked at a local factory, but his passion was boxing (...)

Festival goers at the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. Photograph: Guinness Cork Jazz

Loud enough to wake the dead – that might well be the motto for this year’s Guinness Cork Jazz Festival which kicked off Thursday night. The streets (...)

St Brendan’s Community School: from an era when Modernist structures popped up unexpectedly

We need more homes. We need more schools. Listening to Government apologists, it’s tempting to see these as intractable problems, or issues for that o(...)

Tommy Halferty

SATURDAY JUNE 9 Carmel McCreagh/Flo McSweeney/Fiachra Trench Arthurs, Dublin, 9.30pm, €12, arthurspub.ie It sounds simple – two singers, one pianist(...)

Ian Mulligan from Dublin with his record-breaking Rosscarbery golden grey mullet.

The annual report of the Irish Specimen Fish Committee (ISFC) for 2017 once again makes for splendid reading. Founded in 1955, the report sets out to(...)

Seán McGrotty, who was in his late 40s, his two sons Mark (12) and Evan (8), and the boys’ grandmother Ruth Daniels (59) died alongside her grandddaughter Jodi-Lee (14)

“I got a feeling something was not right – I don’t know why,” Louise James told the inquest into the Buncrana drowning tragedy. In a harrowing day of(...)

Slaughtneil 4-12 Ballinascreen 1-11 Slaughtneil defeated Ballinascreen by ten points to retain their Derry senior football title at Celtic Park on S(...)

‘All the evidence shows that drinking to thirst is the only safe method during exercise,’ says Prof Timothy Noakes of Cape Town University

The running boom of the 1970s saw races for perhaps only dozens of well-trained club athletes evolve into the present day mass-participation events fo(...)

Luas-related signal and electronic boxes at College Green, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

It’s not healthy to go out of your way to annoy yourself, but should you be so inclined, I recommend a stroll. Specifically, I recommend a stroll in D(...)

Simon Jermyn

FRIDAY 07 TERRA INCOGNITA Fireplace Dragon Courthouse, Ennistymon, Co Clare (Friday); Black Gate, Galway (Saturday); Arthurs, Dublin (Sunday afternoo(...)

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