Neil Armstrong

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Family tree: Séamas O’Reilly in a family photograph taken in 1990

My father may have been a widowed parent to 11 children, but that wasn’t going to stop him bringing us on holiday – which meant caravan parks, gett(...)

Photograph: Tooga

Now for a story that might be titled From Roscommon to the Dark Side of the Moon. I heard that, you down there at the back. Manners, please! What is i(...)

Command Module (CM) pilot Michael Collins practices in the CM simulator at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Photograph: Nasa handout/EPA

American astronaut Michael Collins, who stayed behind in the command module of Apollo 11 on July 20th, 1969, while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin trav(...)

Kerry’s own Jessie Buckley in I’m Thinking of Ending Things. Photograph: Netflix

Savour canny acquisitions and ambitious original productions. And catch the classics while you can. They may not be there next month. There h(...)

 Covid survivor Josephine Silo celebrates her 104th birthday at the Sacred Heart Residence nursing home in Raheny.   Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Few can say they have lived through two pandemics. Not only can Josephine Silo lay claim to that achievement but, celebrating her 104th birthday on We(...)

Prof Denis O’Sullivan. Analysed moon rocks brought back by Neil Armstrong on board the Apollo 11 spacecraft. Photograph: Eric Luke

If you are resorting to virtual table quizzes to break the Covid-19 lockdown boredom, try this question: who links these three things – moon rocks, hi(...)

KiwiCo camps kick off online from June 22nd, and offer loads of free content for 3 to 11 year olds

AS SUMMER STRETCHES OUT AHEAD OF US WITH ACTIVITIES CURBED BY COVID-19, THERE ARE STILL PLENTY OF CHEAP AND CHEERFUL WAYS TO KEEP THE CHILDREN OCCUPIE(...)

Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon lock horns on The Morning Show, from November 1st on Apple TV

November 1st is the worldwide launch date for Apple TV Plus, Apple’s new subscription service, available on your iPhone, iPad, Mac and other Apple dev(...)

The 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong taking his first steps on the moon was marked this year

Are you one of those people who felt the chill hand of mortality on their shoulder when they heard this summer that it was 25 years since Portishead h(...)

Qing dynsasy lacquer cinnabar box achieved €15,000 against its reserve of €50-€100 through Mullen’s

Auction results Tuesday, July 23rd Fonsie Mealy, Chatsworth Summer Fine Art Auction Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny Vivien Greene’s dolls houses achieved t(...)

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