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 Quarterback Philip Rivers  of the Los Angeles Chargers stands during the national anthem before a game against the Denver Broncos at Broncos Stadium at Mile High  in Denver, Colorado. Photograph:  Dustin Bradford/Getty Images

Towards the end of an NFL regular season in which he often looked a viable candidate to win Most Valuable Player, the Los Angeles Chargers’ Philip Riv(...)

A Dublin Fairytale: “Look, there’s Trinity College of Sorcery”

In Sarah Bowie’s charming picture book Let’s See Ireland, the protagonist, Molly, embarks upon a national tour with her parents and a stowaway cat. As(...)

John Montague. 'When John died, I experienced something like extreme fear, a literal shaking of the body – but my spirit seemed also to shake.' Photograph: Paddy Whelan

In late November 2016, John and I were full of hope and dread. Our hope was like everyone’s, sometimes strong and at others fragile. The dread was bot(...)

Dr Donald Caird  was the leading spokesman for the Southern minority during the “liberal agenda” debates in the 1980s and early 1990s
Obituary: Bishop Donald Caird

Born: December 11th, 1925 Died: June 1st, 2017 Born in Dublin in the early years of the Free State, Donald Caird took pride in his ancestry in the c(...)

For a small nation, we've plenty to boast about

CONNACHT Galway Galway has always been a hub for visitors, notably including Christopher Columbus, who pitched up in 1477 and is thought to have atte(...)

The entrance to the site of a mass grave at the former mother and baby home in Tuam, Co Galway. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

CS Lewis’s Screwtape Letters are written from the perspective of a senior devil, Screwtape, who is instructing a junior devil on how to best to distra(...)

Illustration by Dearbhla Kelly: ‘I went with this because I couldn’t choose a favourite character so I just tried to cram as many references (from memory) in there as possible’

Roddy Doyle I didn’t know Roald Dahl’s books when I was a child and I’ve never read his adult fiction. I started to read his children’s books when I(...)

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Few people reading these words will need convincing that all Christmas stockings – children’s or otherwise – should contain at least one book. With (...)

Fintan O’Toole: “I thought perhaps JG Farrell might have been excluded on the basis that he was half-Irish, but so was Laurence Sterne, and Elizabeth Bowen, CS Lewis, Joyce Cary, Jonathan Swift and Iris Murdoch, none of whom was British, got in. Puzzling”

I was one of 82 foreigners enlisted for BBC Culture’s poll of the best 100 British novels. Each of us was asked to pick a top ten. Only half of mine (...)

An annotated map of Middle-earth discovered in a copy of Lord of the Rings owned by Pauline Baynes, the illustrator of Tolkien’s work. Photograph: Blackwell’s Rare Books

A recently discovered map of Middle-earth annotated by JRR Tolkien reveals The Lord of the Rings author’s observation that Hobbiton is on the same lat(...)

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