Tom Major

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Rory Fitzpatrick, chief executive of the  National Space Centre Ltd, with students, Kate Buckley, Eimear Manning, Melanie McGrath and Abbie O’Mahony  in Glanmire Community College as the school made  direct contact with the  International Space Station. Photograph: Jim Coughlan.

It may not have been Ground Control to Major Tom but there was a spine-tingling moment when the static cleared and the pupils of Glanmire Community Co(...)

Today we celebrate our planet, for it is Earth Day 2017, which is marked in over 193 countries on April 22nd every year

“Ground control to Major Tom, Ground Control to Major Tom . . . For here/Am I sitting in a tin can/ Far above the world/Planet Earth is blue/And there(...)

 A Green Bay Packers fan wears a cheese hat as he supports his favourite team. Photograph:  Joel Auerbach/Getty

On the wee coffee tables flanking the comfy armchairs in his den, Vinny Fitzpatrick carefully placed his cheese board selections. The cheeses acknowl(...)

David Bowie at Slane Castle on July 13th, 1987. Photograph: Dermot O’Shea / The Irish Times

David Bowie’s live performances were something to behold and it’s said that the singer, who passed away at the age of 69 on Sunday evening, had a cer(...)

Rudimental are the sound of now. Every tune on the London band’s debut album Home smacks of the present. Be it the hands-in-the-air pop anthems Feel t(...)

Commander Chris Hadfield performs a version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity on board the International Space Station.

While thousands of his social media followers will wish International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield and his fellow astronauts bon voya(...)