Nasa image of the planet Mercury. File photograph: NasaAFP/Getty Images

An Irish scientist has succeeded in his bid to name one of the planet Mercury’s most prominent features as Gaeilge. Dr Paul Byrne, a planetary s(...)

The 89-piece ‘Te Deum’ window by Wilhelmina Geddes at Ypres

Just down the street from where I stayed in Ypres last weekend, a tiny wall-plaque paid tribute to a group of Irish women, long gone now, who lived in(...)