Oisin Mcgann

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‘Listen to everyone around you and always be willing to learn, unless it’s Boris Johnson.’ Photograph: Ruth Medjber

What is the biggest challenge you have faced in your life? Having children. No one teaches you how to raise them; you need a license for a dog but no(...)

Johan Wellton at the Street Performance World Championship, during the Cork Midsummer Festival in 2018. File photograph: Clare Keogh/Provision

Cork Midsummer Festival Cork City, June 13th-23rd; corkmidsummer.com The Rebel County's family-friendly festival takes place in venues all o(...)

Castlecomer Discovery Park, in Co Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

GET BACK TO NATURE Dublin City Farm St Anne’s Park, Raheny; free; dublincityfarm.com Dublin County Council’s first urban farm has only been open(...)

If the home-learning environment isn’t positive, promoting education and giving attention to education, then children aren’t going to value it. Photograph: Thinkstock

If weekday mornings in your house are a bit of a nightmare and the school “run” another stress, you probably sigh with relief at getting your offsprin(...)

A Dublin Fairytale: a troll on the Ha’penny Bridge in Nicola Colton’s picture book

With its simple but quirky illustrations, this year’s treat for young Dubliners is, unquestionably, illustrator Nicola Colton’s first picture book,(...)

Digit Game Studios launched a game with the biggest budget in Irish history yesterday with venture capital funding of €3.5 million.

Digit Game Studios launched a game with the biggest budget in Irish history yesterday with venture capital funding of €3.5 million. Digit’s publishe(...)

Ionia and Mairéad Ní Chróinín of Moonfish. Photograph: Eric Luke

When Mairéad and Ionia Ní Chróinín were small, their father, Dáibhí, would read them the tale of Pinocchio, which had been translated into Irish direc(...)

Past master: Eoin Colfer. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

HG Wells’s The Time Machine is not, perhaps, as widely read as it once was, but the signifi(...)