Bob Dylan performing at Hyde Park,  London in July last year. File photo:  Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

A few years ago, sitting beneath shade trees in Saratoga Springs, New York, I had a two-hour discussion with Bob Dylan that touched on Malcolm X, the (...)

Darlene Coker is shown with her thoracic surgeon David Sugarbaker

Darlene Coker knew she was dying. She just wanted to know why. She knew that her cancer, mesothelioma, arose in the delicate membrane surrounding her(...)

 Leader of Northern Ireland’s Progressive Unionist Party, Billy Hutchinson. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

Billy Hutchinson, leader of the Progressive Unionist Party (PUP), says politics isn’t about changing the world but about making a difference. This is (...)

President Donald Trump wants to overhaul corporate taxation in the United States, and bring home the large pot of profits being held overseas by US corporations. Photograph: Molly Riley/AFP/Getty Images

The tax reform debate continues to rage in the United States. And it is likely to do so for the next few weeks as the Senate and House of Representati(...)

The Irish Bog Snorkeling Championships take place in Castleblayney Co Monaghan on Sunday.

FlightFest: the river Liffey, DublinEvents building up the biggest fly past in Irish aviation get going at midday on Sunday. Over 35 aircraft, old and(...)