Patrick Kavanagh

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Anthony Bourdain at John Kavanagh’s ‘The Gravediggers’ pub in Glasnevin with Ciaran Kavanagh, and Alfreda O’Brien Kavanagh. Photograph: John Kavanagh’s ‘The Gravediggers’
Anthony Bourdain’s Dublin

Chefs’ and journalists’ work by their very nature touches and connects with people. One of the things that made the late Anthony Bourdain special was (...)

A flag with the logo of the Fifa World Cup 2018 in front of the Kremlin in Moscow. Photograph: Maxim Shipenkov/EPA

The approach of another World Cup means it will be four years next week since I became a retired car owner, with permanent effect (so far). I’m remind(...)

35 Waterloo Road, Dublin 4

Waterloo Road’s prestige and desirability are nothing new. In the 1840s, when the Earl of Pembroke began leasing portions of his Ballsbridge estate fo(...)

Bob Barnes, with family members at the funeral of his wife former TD, Senator and member of the Council of State, Monica Barnes. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Former Fine Gael senator and TD Monica Barnes was described as “open and optimistic’’ by her daughter, Sarah, at her funeral in Killiney, Co Dublin. (...)

“On closer inspection, the bearded Irishman also turned out to be a preacher”

Booking a hotel in London for the rugby weekend, and bewildered by the multiplicity of choices, I opted for a place in Ealing. It was a spur-of-the-mo(...)

Climb Croagh Patrick, whichever way you want. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Any list of things you must do before you die runs the risk of sounding bossy, pompous or just plain exhausting. But the world is vast, and our time o(...)

John McGough: he grew up fast

If there was a prize for the GAA’s most authentic-sounding club name, the shortlist might include Blackhill Emeralds in Co Monaghan. Located just west(...)

Glenroe’s Miley and Biddy – but was Fidelma his true romance?

When you hear the “Irish romantics”, do you think WB Yeats and Patrick Kavanagh? Or Miley and Fidelma rolling in the hay? We won’t judge: there’s some(...)

In a Word . . . Sated

Hello. And it’s goodbye to 2017. Tomorrow I feel I will wake up and it’ll be “goodbye to 2018”. Life is flying. They say it’s a sign of ageing when (...)

Ships at anchor in Cork. Image courtesy of the Anthony Barry Photographic Archive

To give the late Anthony Barry his due, he always warned the family when he wanted to use the bathroom. “There were red lights everywhere, and then th(...)

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