Get the gardener in your life a book they will ahve forever

I’ve really enjoyed browsing through the pages of The Irish Garden by Jane Powers (£40, hardback, Frances Lincoln). Beautifully produced, artfully wr(...)

“In tough times, he just listened to me over pints”. John Grenham, left, and Jonathan Hession. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

John Grenham is a genealogist who has developed genealogical software, Grenham’s Irish Recordfinder. He writes ‘Irish Roots’ column in 'The Irish T(...)

Irish Roots

One piece of popular science that lingers in the public imagination is the notion of menstrual synchrony, the way in which the monthly cycles of women(...)