Portrait of psychiatrist and television personality Anthony Clare, July 1989. Photograph: Richard Farley/Radio Times/Getty

In August 1996, BBC Radio 4 broadcast an interview with Uri Geller, the Israeli magician, psychic and spoon-bending illusionist. Geller had done thous(...)

 Climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks during a UN climate summit  in New York City, US, in September. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Climate activist Greta Thunberg’s fury is one of the defining expressions of our time. She’s right. She knows she’s right. And most everyone else know(...)

(From left) President Patrick Hillery with Lindsay Armstrong of the New Irish Chamber Orchestra,  as well as Garech Browne and his wife Purna, at the National Concert Hall, Dublin, in May 1982. Photograph: Peter Thursfield/The Irish Times

Lindsay Armstrong’s new book, The Manager’s Tale: New Irish Chamber Orchestra 1970-1980, gives one man’s view of a remarkable achievement in Irish mus(...)

Ronan Tighe: “My job is to plan the concerts we perform, including choosing the music we play and the conductors and soloists we perform with.”

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Ronan Tighe on being di(...)