Richard Harris

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Phil Coulter at the launch of his book, Bruised Never Broken, with broadcaster Eamon Dunphy who said the book was ‘fantastic’. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Writing his memoir was “up there” with the many challenges Phil Coulter (77) has faced in his professional career, he said at the launch of Bruised Ne(...)

Phil Coulter and a wall of gold records in 1984. Photograph: Tim Roney/Radio Times/Getty

THE EUROVISION WINNER, ‘ANTHEM’ WRITER AND HITMAKER LOOKS BACK ON HIS DERRY CHILDHOOD, OFTEN TRAGIC FAMILY LIFE AND MANY ADVENTURES IN THE MUSIC WO(...)

Richard Harris in 1972: the actor recorded a poem titled There Are Too Many Saviours on My Cross. Photograph: Tony Russell/Getty

This report details the press conference Richard Harris held to announce the release of his record, and was originally published in the Guar(...)

Dr Sinéad Flanagan qualified as a  doctor in May of last year after

It’s a good year for the Roses and an even better one for Crescent College in Limerick. The Jesuit school that produced such distinguished alumni as(...)

Eoin Cannon as Frank McCourt in Angela’s Ashes The Musical.

One doesn’t so much have a conversation with Malachy McCourt as furnish him with an audience. To chat with him is to be pelted with brilliant one-line(...)

Iconic: the revolving door of the Shelbourne hotel, on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin. Photograph: Tom Flemming

Who knew that fancy hotels could be among the riskiest places in Dublin? Compensation culture has claimed its latest victim, and the city’s purists ar(...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

Richard Harris’s former childhood home, a 19th-century redbrick on Limerick’s Ennis Road, is for sale for €785,000

In the 1930s actor Richard Harris swung Tarzan-like from the trees in the gardens of Overdale, a tall, elegant, early 19th-century redbrick on Limeric(...)

Bram Stoker Festival: the Dublin event runs from Friday until Monday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall

The final bank-holiday weekend before we give up the ghost for the year has, happily, plenty of ghostcentric events – and a whole lot more besides, ri(...)

Peter Broderick: will release a new EP, Two Balloons, on November 9th

I first heard of Arthur Russell from people saying I sounded like him. This happened for years before I heard his music. When I finally did hear it, I(...)

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