Sonny Knowles

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Harry Perry (left) with his great friend and rival, the late Fred Teidt  in  1986.. Photograph: Independent News And Media/Getty Images

The passing of Harry Perry, an amateur boxer of impeccable character, marks the loss of one of the country’s more enduring sporting personalities of t(...)

 Sylvester Ryder   played the pubs and clubs of Dublin throughout the 1970s, 80s, 90s and up to and including the noughties

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Presenters Joe Duffy and Ronan Collins, and singer Tony Kenny pictured at the funeral of  Sonny Knowles at St Agnes’s Church, Crumlin, Dublin.  Photograph: Collins.

Sonny Knowles’ final gig was a sell-out performance. And, just like at countless cabaret evenings, he left the stage to the strains of his signature (...)