Get stuck in: the not-so-ancient delicacy known as a doner kebab. Photograph: Rob Lawson

Let me take you back to the summer of 1982. Lexicon of Love by ABC was spreading gold lamé glee throughout otherwise miserable nations. And new, excit(...)

Mary Connolly: Discovered busking in Dublin, she sold 64,000 tickets to 28 shows at the  Empire Theatre (now the Olympia),  breaking box office records and saving the theatre from bankruptcy and demolition.

On Sunday June 3rd, 1917, a desperate young woman arrived at Ailesbury Road, Dublin, from a Dorset Street tenement. For months, carefully concealing h(...)

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Gerry Adams: told US politicians there was an opportunity between now and the marching season to deliver the proposals of former US diplomat Richard Haass

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams urged 11 members of the US Congress to press the British government to support the Haass proposals and fulfil the rem(...)

Thirteen Days (2000): Or how the Kennedys saved the world between games of touch football.
Hollywood's JFK

Primary (1960) A group of America’s most talented young documentarians chronicled Senator Kennedy’s efforts to secure the presidential nomination(...)