The new coin officially marks the 70th anniversary of Gallagher’s birth at the Rock Hospital in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, in 1948, where he spent his early years before the family moved to Cork.

He may have offered some salutary advice on money in Bankers Blues back in 1972, but little could guitarist Rory Gallagher have predicted he would one(...)

Designs of Emmet Mullins and Michael Guilfoyle’s €2 commemorative coins

The statue of Hibernia and key words from the Proclamation of the Irish Republic will feature on two special coins commemorating the centenary of the (...)