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Panelto has been supplying St Mel’s with surplus bread and the brewery has been using it to make beer.

Turning bread into beer might sound far-fetched, but it’s an idea being fermented in Co Longford in a novel B2B project. At first glance, St Mel’s B(...)

Actor Pauline McLynn, who played Mrs Doyle in the show, at the launch of An Post stamps celebrating 25 years of Father Ted, at the GPO in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

New stamps to commemorate the 25-year anniversary of the TV sitcom Father Ted have been unveiled in Dublin on Thursday. The four stamps feature one-l(...)

In short, humour is a safety valve – and no matter how bad things get, let us hope that we never lose our capacity to laugh at whatever life throws at us. Photograph: iStock

The book of Ecclesiastes tells us there is “a time to weep, and a time to laugh”. The strict dichotomy between weeping and laughter that this implies (...)

Passengers at the Departure Gates at Terminal 1 in Dublin Airport. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Let me see if I’ve got this right. Someone – because it’s all so Monty Pythonesque, let’s call her Judith – who is on the pandemic unemployment paymen(...)

In recent years Graham Linehan has used the platform to critique what he calls “trans ideology”.

The Father Ted creator Graham Linehan has been permanently suspended from Twitter for breaching the site’s rules on banned words. Twitter said the ac(...)

In the clip, Twink and three other actors had been made up as Gladys Day and the Pits, a take off of US black quartet Gladys Knight and the Pits. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A March 1982 clip featuring a Twink in blackface has been removed by RTÉ from its archives. She and three other actors had been made up as Gladys Day (...)

Those taking part have in quizzes, so far, dressed in daft hats, as cartoon characters, and as the cast of Father Ted.

A Co Roscommon farmer has raised over €11,000 for charities over recent weeks of Covid-19 restrictions without leaving his kitchen. “I decided to tur(...)

Where’s Edd: Star of TV’s Wheeler Dealers for 13 series, Edd China

In dark times, simplicity wins. Complex ideas and solutions become much too much for most of us to bear, so for succour, it’s hard to beat delving int(...)

Take a walk at Coucane Barra, and pass the entrance to St Finbarr’s Oratory and  the serene lake shore

Back in 2001, to protect our agriculture industry during the foot-and-mouth crisis, we were banned from visiting the hills, and Irish countryside gene(...)

Fr Ray Kelly with pro dancer Kylee Vincent.  Photo Credit: Kyran O’Brien Photography

Sweaty palms, racing pulses, melting heats. Either it’s the first meeting of a new Fine Gael-Fianna Fáil coalition or we’ve reached Valentine’s Week o(...)

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