Tom Mcgrath

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Tom McGrath, owner of the Black Sheep pub, on a run in New York on August 3rd this year. Photograph: Monique Jaques/The New York Times

The Black Sheep pub in Midtown was crowded as usual on a recent Friday night, but there was a sense of urgency in the air. Regulars periodically put d(...)

Stalag XXA: Cpl Tom McGrath, who escaped from the German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942. Photograph courtesy family collection

Until two years ago Tom McGrath had no idea that his father had served in the British army in the second World War. Neither did he know that Tom snr h(...)

Dunnes Stores strikers picket outside the store on Henry Street Dublin. The strike began in 1984 and lasted almost three years. Photograph: Dermot O’Shea

A register of sports people and entertainers who travelled to South Africa, published in 1986 by the United Nations Centre Against Apartheid, included(...)

Kevin Donnellan (15) who died on Tuesday when he was struck by a car.

The small west Clare village of Knock is “numb, shocked and saddened” today following the tragic death of a local teenager in the early hours of Tuesd(...)

The release of this very funny animation gives us a chance to ponder the unlikely history of the Madagascar franchise. The original film passed the(...)