Kurt Cobain

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Muhammad Ali waves to photographers during his visit to Ennis in 2009. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Harrison Forde, Walt Disney, Kurt Cobain, even Barack Obama. If there’s one thing the Irish are good at, it’s laying claim to famous people. It doesn’(...)

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally  in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Monday. Photograph: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images

In the City of Brotherly Love, there was not much sisterly affection for Hillary Clinton among Bernie Sanders’s supporters at a rally on Monday night.(...)

The Women Of 1916 mural on South Great George’s Street by  Gearoid O’Dea  features Countess Markievicz (left), Margaret Pearse (right) and Grace Gifford-Plunkett (bottom).

It’s Easter Monday, and the pinnacle of the centenary celebrations, although like a good little pedant, I’m saving marking the occasion properly until(...)

Mick Wallace on the canvass at Wolfe Tone Villas in Wexford.

At last, a politician who has kept his promises. “I said I wouldn’t do parish pump and I didn’t,” says Mick Wallace, lightly dressed in his trademark(...)

 A women lays flowers at a mural of British singer David Bowie in Brixton, birth place of the late David Bowie in London, on Monday. Well-wishers have flocked to the  mural to pay their respects following the announcement of his death. Photograph: EPA

David Bowie is dead. The coldness of that statement, and the harshness of the reality that we will not be living in a world where somewhere his brain (...)

“It is actually strange, this whole business of performance,” says pianist Brad Mehldau in the essay that accompanies this towering, expansive(...)

Attractive myth: slinky starlets wear T-shirts portraying Amy Winehouse, Kurt Cobain or Jim Morrison. Photograph: Matt Dunham/AP

The only way to make any kind of real art, apparently, is to suffer for it. This is how a real artist lives, or so I’ve been taught. The artist as a b(...)

French taxi drivers clash with riot police on the ring-road around Paris. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA

France’s interior minister called for a nationwide legal clampdown on UberPOP on Thursday, siding with taxi drivers who blockaded major transport hubs(...)

Clothes from Agender, the new department of gender-neutral clothing in Selfridges

In July 2014, a three-letter word was entered into the Svenska Akademiens Ordlista, the official arbiter of the Swedish language. That word was hen(...)

 Kim Gordon  and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth perform  in New York in 2009. Photograph: Mark Von Holden/Getty Images

One of the most surprising things about Kim Gordon, when she picks up the phone on the American west coast, is how quiet she sounds. Seeing as she’s t(...)

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