Robert Shaw

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Ashford Castle sits on 365 acres overlooking Lough Corrib. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

As I pull up at the door of Ashford Castle and eyeball the beaming man in the racing green top hat and tails making his way towards my car, I marvel a(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May drinks a glass of wine as she listens to speeches at the annual Lord Mayor’s Banquet at the Guildhall in London. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Given the tales of Russian trolls infiltrating British media, we perhaps should not attach too much weight to Russian state TV’s recent takedown of UK(...)

“These days, of course, parents don’t need to tell their kids about The Bogeyman, because they have the President of the United States of America.”

Like a lot of parents, my old pair used to try to scare me straight by warning me about The Bogeyman. One of my earliest memories, in fact, is my old (...)

‘In grim overhead cells, narrow passages, overcrowded graveyards and bleak interrogation rooms, the stories unfold and interlock, while, in the world outside, the bells of St Stephen’s ring out a message of hope’
Review: Terjas Verdes
  • Stage
  • June 5, 2014, 15:00

Tejas Verdes The Mac, Belfast****It is with a growing sense of trepidation that first steps are taken along a dusty corridor leading into the heart o(...)

The elegant Wasdale House is a grande dame property that has been stripped of its gate lodge and grounds thanks to mid-century suburban sprawl. Sit(...)