Tom O Reilly

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Joe Parker standing on his farm in Blacklion, Co Cavan.   Part of his farm is on the other side of Lough MacNean in Belcoo, Co Fermanagh. Photograph:  Andrew Paton

Farmer Joe Parker drives at quite a lick, slicing through the narrow country roads that straddle the Border between Fermanagh and Cavan. It’s a strugg(...)

Summerhill resident Peter Wall with fibreglass  lions he  rescued from a local skip and restored. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

On a pillar outside some houses on Summerhill sit two brightly painted fibreglass lions. “I found them thrown out on the roadside and they were in bit(...)

They were in Glasnevin Cemetery for O’Donovan Rossa’s funeral.

We were talking here yesterday about an Irish bandmaster’s influence on the Japanese national anthem. But by coincidence this week, I have also been l(...)

Up to 50,000 families could lose their homes over the next two years and a “mortgage time bomb” will explode if the European Central Bank raises interest rates. Photograph: Daniel Roland/AFP/Getty Images

Up to 50,000 families could lose their homes over the next two years and a “mortgage time bomb” will explode if the European Central Bank raises inte(...)

Rowley Leigh, “Financial Times”; Peter Caviston of Cavistons Restaurant; Tom Parker Bowles, “Esquire” magazine and Margaret Jeffares, of Good Food Ireland at the Web Summit. Photograph: Sportsfile/Web Summit

Each day of the Web Summit thousands trekked over a river and through a wood to get lunch at the Food Summit in Herbert Park. Organised by Good Food (...)