In 2018 the house was the scene of an attack on security men employed to secure it. They were forced from the property by a group of masked men and several vehicles were burned. File photograph: Brian Farrell

A High Court judge has said any person occupying a farm in Co Roscommon after 6pm on Sunday is likely to find themselves being jailed for contempt. M(...)

Karl Blau:  ‘Van Halen 1 was the tape that made me realise I needed to play the electric guitar’

In the summer of 1984,  I was nine and Van Halen’s MCMLXXXIV playing on a cassette boombox in Bayview State Park, Washington, sounded like the fu(...)